At Frosted Fire we love simplicity. It is why we believe in growing and selling Hemp in one of its most simple forms, its Flower!
Why we like Using Hemp Flower
By using Hemp in one of its most natural forms you get more effective doses of its compounds, without the extra chemical processes that have to take place to get more refined products. The Flower from the female Hemp plant contains all of the compounds, cannabinoids, terpenes, and flavonoids that we consider desirable. Hemp Flower comes in many different unique strains that each have their own chemical composition.
One quick thing to note before getting started is that in order to get the best use out of raw Hemp Flower, it first must go through the decarboxylation process. This process involves adding a controlled level of heat to the compounds, which activates them so that they’re easily bioavailable. Raw CBD and other cannabinoids that exist in Hemp Flower, need to be activated in a similar manner, so that their properties are easily obtainable once the product is consumed.
3 Ways to Get the Best Results
1. Smoking or Vaping
The most common way to consume Hemp Flower is to smoke it. Inhalation through the lungs is one of the quickest ways to get Hemp compounds into your system. Also, with the applied heat, the compounds reach the proper temperatures to become bioavailable to the body.
Vaping actual Hemp Flower has become extremely popular as of late. While this is very similar to smoking, it uses vapor instead of smoke to deliver the compounds. We must note that this is different from “vaping or E-cigarettes” that use vape juices. There are special vaping devices on the market that are for broken up Hemp Flower. Vaping Hemp Flower is a great option for those who don’t enjoy taking in actual smoke.
While this may sound weird or even intimidating, it is actually rather easy. Don’t get caught up in all of the decarboxylation processes that the internet suggests. We have found that you can get the same decarboxylation results in a quicker time frame by cooking the Flower in some sort of fat, such as butter or olive oil. You can then add this to your favorite recipes.
Another favorite of some of our team members is Hemp Tea. We do recommend using a baking or drying decarboxylation process for teas. Pair this with some of your local honey and Hemp tea could quickly become one of your favorite drinks.
3. Homemade Oils and Topicals
Homemade remedies containing Hemp have been around for a very long time. One of the best things about these oils or topicals is that you control the potency of the Hemp compounds. You can make these oils and topicals as simple or complex as you would like. One of the easiest ways is to start with some sort of coconut, olive, or avocado oil in a stove top or crock pot. Add five to ten grams of your Flower of choice and cook on low, keeping the mixture between 130 to 160 degrees. Let the mixture simmer for 30 to 45 minutes. Remove from heat and strain out the remaining Flower (we recommend cheese cloth). Let cool and store in a refrigerated area for best results.