Simpson Oil or popularly called, Rick Simpson, Oil is a kind of cannabis concentrate that contains an extraordinarily high content of THC concentrate. This oil was developed by Rick Simpson, one of the medical cannabis activist who made it famous. Learn how to make Rick Simpson oil at home by reading below.
Facts About Rick Simpson Oil
This oil is used for many different medicinal benefits, such as relieving cancer symptoms and pain killers. Even the evidence still claims as informal at best, when it talks about cancer, the product remains great heed.
Check these good-to-know facts about Rick Simpson oil:
- RSO has a thick and syrup-like texture and can be ingested directly in foods or drinks and can even be applied as a topical.
- RSO is quite different from other cannabis oil products as it has a high content of THC, which is the main psychoactive compound in cannabis that provides a high effect.
- While other kinds of medicinal cannabis oils likely to have a cannabinoid called cannabinoid and no amount of THC.
- Moreover, Rick Simpson does not sell the RSO. Rather, he motivates other people to make their very own oil with the use of his methods.
Potential Benefits of Rick Simpson Oil
There are many potential benefits of using Rick Simpson Oil. However, it is important to keep in mind that there is still no scientific basis that shows the potency of Rick Simpson Oil. RSO is predominantly used to treat skin cancer.
Many people claim that it helps to ease symptoms of other conditions, including Rick Simpson, who was diagnosed with skin cancer. He started to apply RSO to the cancerous area from its neck to face, and he claimed that such cancerous areas were healed after a few days of applying.
Rick Simpson Oil is usually derived from cannabis Indica, which is known for giving a calming effect that is essential to healing the pain of the body. Aside from cancer, RSO is claimed to also heal other conditions include arthritis, infections, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, asthma, insomnia, and even depression.
How to Make Rick Simpson Oil
Learn how to make Rick Simpson oil. You must first prepare the ingredients and heat them up in a vaporous area, which is far from any sparks and open flames. You must follow the methods carefully and use safety precautions to ensure your safety while making Simpson Oil.
- 16 oz dried cannabis (must be Indica weed)
- 3.8 liters of solvent (Rick suggests to use a 99% isopropyl alcohol)
- Large bucket
- Wooden spoon
- Large bowl
- Rice cooker
- Catheter tip syringe
Place the dried cannabis and the solvent in a large bucket. The Indica dominant cannabis is the ideal choice and most efficient to make Rick Simpson oils. You must first break larger lumps of weed using a wooden spoon before you pour the isopropyl alcohol in the bucket.
Continue to stir the cannabis together with the isopropyl alcohol. After you add the isopropyl alcohol, make sure to mash the cannabis with a wooden spoon. You must stir in a circular motion for about 2 to 3 minutes until all the weeds are completely melted.
Drain the cannabis into a large bowl using cheesecloth and allow it to sit for a few minutes.
Add one more gallon of isopropyl alcohol to the bucket and continue to stir until the cannabis is completely dissolved again. Save the remaining alcohol in the bucket and store it properly. Drain the isopropyl alcohol from the cannabis again using the cheesecloth. Once that the weed material is completely separated from the alcohol, discard the leftover weed.
Pour the drained isopropyl alcohol into the large bucket with the first batch of the solvent mixture.
Organized the rice cooker in a well-ventilated room. Smoke may release from the rice cooker while the solvent melts. As the isopropyl alcohol is known for being extremely flammable, avoid any possible sparks, cigarettes, or simply flames while you heat up the isopropyl alcohol.
Move the isopropyl alcohol to the rice cooker from the bucket. Make sure to pour alcohol for about three-quarters of the way to full. Turn on the rice cooker up to 200 to 230°F. You can also heat up the solvent using a pot. However, this method is not advisable as it becomes easy to burn and can make your mixture completely unusable.
Save the remaining isopropyl alcohol mixture and use them later. While the alcohol evaporates, you may add more solvent mixture until you poured all the remaining alcohol.
Check the solvent from time to time in the rice cooker and continue to add more solvent as the mixture slowly evaporates. Resume filling the rice cooker with the solvent mixture for up to three-quarters full.
To prevent overheating, you can add a few drops of water to the rice cooker as the solvent slowly evaporates.
Ounce you pour all the remaining isopropyl alcohol mixture into the rice cooker, wait until the mixture becomes oil, and develop into dark-colored greasy formation. The mixture will turn into a dark and thick greasy once the isopropyl alcohol completely dissolves.
For the final procedure, funnel up the oil using a catheter tip syringe. Simply dip the catheter syringe into the rice cooker with oil and slowly pull up the plunger until the oil syringe becomes full. Take away the syringe from the rice cooker and cover the tip to avoid spilling the oil. Avoid transferring the solvent mixture into the container. Use multiple catheter syringe to draw off all the oil from the rice cooker. The Simpson oil must store with that syringe until you use it.
How to Consume Rick Simpson Oil
Rick Simpson Oil can be consumed as ingestible or topical. You can also do both, but remember to consult your physician first before to try consuming such oil.
Now you know how to make Rick Simpson oil at home. Making your very own Rick Simpson, Oil at home allows you to have a pure and fresh product. You can even learn about the different forms of cannabinoids but always keep in mind that begin to consume with a lower dosage, especially RSO is known for being strong THC concentrate. Even RSO claims to relieve different symptoms. You must first seek expert advice to use it as medication.