Making cannabis edibles isn’t as simple as throwing some herb into your favorite dish, it takes a bit of preparation and know-how. The first step is decarboxylating the cannabis, also known as decarbing. This process converts the THC-A in the bud into the psychoactive THC that stimulates the mind, body and soul.
Some cannabis hobbyists simply throw some raw cannabis into their baking and toss it into the oven. While this is a viable way to make edibles, it is an extremely inefficient way to cook with cannabis. If you’re looking to get the absolute most out of your stash, it’s crucial that you decarb your bud before cooking with it.
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