marijuana lotion

DIY Marijuana Lotion: Easy to Follow Preparation Guide

Have you wondered about the things that marijuana can be created with or made it? There are many things you can make out of cannabis. Aside from consuming it for recreational purposes or even for medical purposes, you can also make a marijuana lotion out of it. 

In this article, you will know the helpful and easy steps and ways of preparing and making a DIY cannabis lotion. You will get amazing ideas, especially if you want to make your own. Let us now begin knowing what the ways are and what the important ingredients you need to prepare. Aside from that, let us know more about it and why people should use it. 

Cannabis Lotion: Brief Description and Definition

Cannabis lotion or also called salve gives a different method of using cannabis in medication. It will provide an effect that is a pain-relieving as well as soothing effect. There are some good benefits of using marijuana externally. 

It gives so much healing properties to the people who use this, especially those who have skin conditions such as psoriasis or eczema. It can be used as a treatment for inflammation as well. You might be asking now about how to apply this. Well, you simply need to put it on your skin directly. The amazing thing about it is that you can make your DIY marijuana lotion. 

Benefits you can get with Weed Lotion

There are many reasons why people should use this. It won’t give you head high and comparable to smoking weed or even vaping weed, you won’t get any unwanted aftereffects. Here are the other things as to why weed lotion is beneficial. 

  • Can be used easily – By using this, you can simply put it directly onto your skin compared to smoking weed which is you need to prepare lots of tools. 
  • Simple dosing – if you’re not satisfied with the little amount of it, you can add the dosage and the good thing about it is that you won’t experience any worst side effects. 
  • No possibility of harming your lungs- it will be applied externally without the inhaling process; therefore, it won’t be harmful to your lungs. 
  • Cannabinoids flow is steady – The terpenes, as well as the cannabinoids flow, will be steady

Marijuana Lotion: Helpful and Easy Guide

You might be looking for easy recipes on how to make weed lotion and you came in the perfect place for it. In making salves, you need to follow two recipes from it. There would be simple recipes that are very effective. Let us learn the steps and the things you need to prepare in doing the process. 

Here are the things you need to prepare in making basic marijuana salve:

  • Seven to ten grams of dried as well as ground weed
  • 1 ½ cups of oil (coconut)
  • 1/3 cup of oil (olive) but this is only optional
  • 1/3 cup of beeswax
  • 1 parchment paper
  • 1 double boiler (you can also use a saucepan)
  • 1 cheesecloth
  • 1 jar
  • Essential oil (something that you preferred using, few drops of it)

Here are the steps in making basic marijuana salve:

  • Make sure that you preheat the oven and do it to two hundred forty degrees Fahrenheit. Put the ground weed that you prepared on your parchment paper. If you have preheated your oven, you have to try decarboxylating the weed inside of your oven for about twenty-five to thirty minutes. 
  • Put the olive as well as the coconut oil inside of the double boiler or the saucepan. Make sure to place it in low heating and you need to stir it. 
  • Get the cannabis that you have decarboxylated in the oven and remove it. Put your coconut oil together with it and mix it. You need to stir the oil mixture as well as the marijuana for about twenty to twenty-five minutes.
  • If twenty-five minutes had passed, you need to remove it from the heat and put the mixture inside of the jar with the use of cheesecloth. 
  • Use the same double-boiler or the saucepan you used in the first few steps and put the beeswax in it. You have to heat it and wait till it will be melted. If it already melts, you can put the coconut oil that was infused.
  • This is the time in which you can put a few drops of some essential oils. You can put any oils you like, but it is highly recommended to consider tea tree, lavender, or peppermint oil. 
  • If you have mixed it, the heat should be removed. You can transfer the mixture inside of the containers.

You can make the salve into a cannabis lotion by preparing some of the things needed as well as by following the easy steps for it. 

Here are the things you need to prepare in making a marijuana-infused lotion:

  • Aloe vera (Gel, 1 cup of it)
  • Vitamin E oil (1 teaspoon)
  • Cocoa butter or shea butter (two tablespoons)

Here are the things you need to know in making a marijuana-infused lotion:

  • If you want to increase the level of your cream’s fluidity, you need to increase your olive oil’s amount. Almond oil or Vitamin E oil is highly recommended in the mixture.
  • You should not put your lotion inside the lotion pump because it will be thick. 
  • You can use containers for weed flowers for your weed lotions. You can also use a jar or a glass canning.
  • If you want to preserve the longevity of your product, then you can store it in a place that is cool and dark. 


There are so many good benefits of applying marijuana lotion to your skin. It can relieve pain and some skin diseases. If you want to make your cannabis lotion, you can follow and understand the steps given above. Make sure to prepare the things you will need in the process of making it. 

If you will be able to follow the steps properly, then you can make your simple-to-make as well as very effective cannabis lotions. You are now ready to apply it directly to your skin without getting some unwanted effects from marijuana.

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