DIY Recipe: Marijuana-Infused Tea

by HelloMD

Medical marijuana has become a go-to remedy to treat the symptoms of many chronic or life-threatening health issues. Something great about cannabis is that patients can use it in a number of ways, including smoking, vaping, eating a cannabis edible, using marijuana tinctures under the tongue—or you can drink it. Yes, cannabis teas are brewed like traditional, non-medicated teas and can be enjoyed in several different ways. Learn how to make cannabis teas below—they’re delicious, easy to make and a perfect marijuana consumption method for folks who don’t want to smoke or are nervous about trying cannabis for the first time.

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Cannabis Tea

Ingredients

  • 1-2 cups water
  • 1 tea bag (any flavor)
  • 1/2 gram marijuana flower
  • Honey and/or sugar to taste

How To

Separate seeds and stems from marijuana flower and grind thoroughly.

Mix the contents of the tea bag with the ground cannabis flower and place in a metal tea infuser. Place tea infuser in a mug.

Boil water on the stove, in an electric tea kettle or use a microwave. Pour boiling water into mug, submerging the tea infuser.

Steep tea for about five minutes or to desired strength and flavor.

Stir in honey or sugar as necessary to sweeten.

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Marijuana Tea Latte

Ingredients

  • 2 cups whole milk of your choice
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 gram marijuana flower
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 tea bag (any flavor)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • Honey, sugar and/or cinnamon to taste

How To

Separate seeds and stems from marijuana flower and grind thorouhly.

Mix ground marijuana, butter, milk and vanilla extract thoroughly in a blender or briskly by hand in a bowl.

Leave mixture at room temperature for at least one hour to maximize flavor.

Empty contents of tea bag into a metal tea infuser. Additional ground marijuana can be added, if desired.

Pour blended milk and marijuana mixture into a small pot and stir in water. Add the metal tea infuser to the pot.

Simmer for 20 minutes at medium heat, making sure that it doesn't boil.

Pour into a tall mug to enjoy it hot or mix with crushed ice for a cold latte.

Sweet Iced Cannabis Tea

Ingredients

  • 8 cups water
  • 4 pitcher-sized tea bags or 8 individual tea bags
  • 2 grams marijuana flower
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • Ice

How To

Separate seeds and stems from marijuana flower and grind thoroughly.

Empty the contents of tea bags into the large tea infuser and mix in ground cannabis flower.

Bring water to a fast boil in a pot on the stove and drop in tea infuser. Allow tea to steep for about 10 minutes while water continues to boil.

Remove tea infuser from water and then take water off the heat.

Pour in sugar and stir briskly so it dissolves.

Add ice to fill half of the gallon jug. Pour still-hot tea over ice and refrigerate immediately.

Refrigerate and allow to cool for at least half an hour before drinking.

Photo Credit: Marlon E

If you’re new to cannabis and want to learn more, take a look at our Cannabis 101 post. HelloMD can help you get your medical marijuana recommendation; it's easy, private and 100% online.