Ever thought to yourself, ah! It’s such a waste throwing away my already vaped flower, I wish I could do something with it. Well you actually can make your own Already Vaped Flower (AVF) Infused MCT Oil!
Since you are going to be making Infused MCT Oil, it’s best to vaporize your flower using lower temperatures to get the most out of your AVF (see our dry herb vaporizer guide). It’s estimated that AVF can still contain up to 10-30% of any remaining cannabinoids but since there is no way to tell the actual strength of AVF, it’s best to start slow.
If you’re like most people and can’t stomach the powerful taste of AVF, you can cure your AVF by placing it into distilled water and letting it sit for a full day. It’s best to replace the water every 2-4 hours. This process can be repeated for another day or up to a week if you’re wanting a very mellow tasting Infused MCT Oil. Once you’ve finished the water curing process, you’ll need to dry out the flower by placing the flower (wet) onto a baking sheet lined with baking paper in a 200°C oven for around 2 hours (or when the flower is completely dried). Remember to toss the flower regularly to avoid burning the flower.
Even though water curing isn’t essential, we recommend doing this step to have a mellow flavoured Infused MCT Oil.
What you’ll need
- Mason Jars 200-450mL (depending on your yield)
- 226g MCT Oil
- Small Bottle With Dropper
- Slow Cooker/Crockpot
- 14g AVF
- Tea Towel/Small Towel
- Oven Mitts
- 1tsp Liquid Sunflower Lecithin (optional)
- Food Thermometer
- Warm Water
Prevent your jar from moving or cracking by placing a clean tea towel/small towel at the very bottom of your crockpot/slow cooker.
Create a water bath by filling your slow cooker/crockpot with warm water. Stop filling water once you’ve covered the top lid of the mason jars with about an inch of water. (do not place the mason jars in just yet)
Start the crockpot/slow cooker temperature on high and place the thermometer into the water. Once the temperature reaches 85°C, turn down the heat to low.
Evenly divide the MCT Oil (and the optional sunflower lecithin) between the number of mason jars you have (note: ensure the mason jar size you have leaves a ½ inch gap from the top)
Now comes the fun part…
Divide your AVF between your mason jars then with a clean towel, wipe the rim of the jars clean and tightly place the lid…but not too tight.
Carefully place the mason jars into the crockpot/slow cooker (making sure the temperature is 85°C). Once the mason jars have been placed into the crockpot/slow cooker, place a lid over the slow cooker/crockpot and let the oils and AVF to fuse for 4 hours.
Carefully remove the lid then remove the mason jars. Set the jars aside to cool down.
Once the jars have cooled down, strain the materials through a cheesecloth to separate the AVF from the Infused MCT Oil. Place the Infused MCT Oil into your small bottle with a dropper.
You now have AVF MCT Oil! For storage, it’s best to store your AVF MCT Oil in a cool, dry place or fridge or freezer.
Thank you Ashleigh For This Recommendation