My late friend Tom Flowers used to use Maricaps for his severe arthritis. He bought size O capsules and a filler holder that holds them upright. He used high-grade trim, well dried and powdered fine in a coffee grinder. The powder was mixed with a few lecithin granules and enough olive oil to make a thick paste. Then the caps were filled using a small oil paint spatula and a small spoon. The covers were placed over the filled bottoms. They were kept in the refrigerator or freezer until used.
Each cap held about a third of a gram of high quality trim. Tom used them for relief of arthritic pain. Three or four caps on an empty stomach were quite potent. The advantage of caps is that you don’t have to eat to use them.
The lecithin is added to help emulsify the THC. It’s quite possible that a glass of milk (soy or cow), laden with emulsifiers, might help with the high.
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