Cannabis / Marijuana fragrance oils?

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Hi guys,

I'm hoping to make some cannabis scented candles and wax melts (as a hobby while I learn from the ground up then maybe sell later on, who knows). I do love the smell of this particular plant and I think it would make a great scent. I have found a couple of "Cannabis" FOs online, and have bought one from a company called Buychem, but unfortunately on receiving it (I paid £8 for a 10ml bottle!), it smells absolutely nothing like cannabis at all, not even remotely. It smells more like parma violet sweets!

I was wondering if anybody has managed to buy any (preferably here in the UK) FOs that actually smell like cannabis? I realise that getting the scent exactly right is probably not going to be possible, but I'm just looking for something that's as close a resemblance as possible. I found some for a great price from the US seller "CandleScience " called "Hemp Fragrance Oil" that from the reviews looks like it smells great for the job, so I know it's possible. The problem is that this company will not ship their product to the UK.

Does anybody know of any cannabis FOs for sale here in the UK that actually smell like a bit of the old "Texas Tea"?!
 

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FYI..."Texas Tea" is slang for crude oil, not weed.

Anyhoo...you're not going to be able to find what you want because there is no one-size-fits-all scent for cannabis....it varies so much. I haven't smoke it since the 70s, but my husband does and depending on what he gets, it can be okay or it can drive me out of the house.
 
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I’ve used the cannabis FO from WSP and played around with adding rosemary EO / patchouli EO in it. At first it was a little chemical smelling which is why I added the EOs. But after almost a year, it’s really pretty similar to cannabis..I guess as much as can be. I read that it’s a bit tough to match
 
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Wondering if you infuse some shea or coconut butter with cannabis, will it retain smell. Prob not. Maybe if you add some diluted cannabis oil drops afyer getting light trace or emulsion. The drops smell quite strong. Even if you use CBD you will get the same smell. Try on small batch maybe.
 
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Hi guys,

I'm hoping to make some cannabis scented candles and wax melts (as a hobby while I learn from the ground up then maybe sell later on, who knows). I do love the smell of this particular plant and I think it would make a great scent. I have found a couple of "Cannabis" FOs online, and have bought one from a company called Buychem, but unfortunately on receiving it (I paid £8 for a 10ml bottle!), it smells absolutely nothing like cannabis at all, not even remotely. It smells more like parma violet sweets!

I was wondering if anybody has managed to buy any (preferably here in the UK) FOs that actually smell like cannabis? I realise that getting the scent exactly right is probably not going to be possible, but I'm just looking for something that's as close a resemblance as possible. I found some for a great price from the US seller "CandleScience " called "Hemp Fragrance Oil" that from the reviews looks like it smells great for the job, so I know it's possible. The problem is that this company will not ship their product to the UK.

Does anybody know of any cannabis FOs for sale here in the UK that actually smell like a bit of the old "Texas Tea"?!
Can you use hemp oil in the candle making process? Or hemp seeds? Would they add a scent? Brambleberry has a lovely hemp seed oil (cannabis sativa). Natural Hemp Seed Oil | BrambleBerry
If you want a Hemp Essential Oil edenbotanicals has their hemp eo on sale now. FYI this EO comes from Italy.

I’ve used the cannabis FO from WSP and played around with adding rosemary EO / patchouli EO in it. At first it was a little chemical smelling which is why I added the EOs. But after almost a year, it’s really pretty similar to cannabis..I guess as much as can be. I read that it’s a bit tough to match
wowsa. rosemary + patchouli. Recently I tried rosemary + chocolate. Not the best combo.
 

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Google "Cannibis Scented Candles" to find appealing scents. When I first did this 2 years ago, I was amazed at how popular they are!!!

I was wondering if anybody has managed to buy any (preferably here in the UK) FOs that actually smell like cannabis?

It's challenging to find an FO that would please a wide range of customers. When this was discussed on another forum, it got pretty hilarious when members tried to describe the scent -- the one that came up most often was "skunky"! LOL BTW, there IS a "skunk" FO out there -- not sure if it's available in the UK. It might be worth a search. :smallshrug:

Here is just one link to show you what's on the USA market currently...

Best Cannabis Candles Home Scents

GOOD LUCK!
And please keep in touch. Inquiring minds want to know!
 

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I have a couple cannabis fragrance oils from WSP. They're meh OOB, but I haven't tried them in any products yet.

I just wanted to say I got such a giggle out of this thread because back in the day we would burn candles to HIDE the smell of cannabis. 😁
 

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I just wanted to say I got such a giggle out of this thread because back in the day we would burn candles to HIDE the smell of cannabis.
I was sixteen. Borrowed a friend's Mustang to drive 12 miles over to the next town with three other friends. I wasn't smoking because I was driving, but my friends were having a good time when I got lit up (cops). Suddenly my non-smoking friends decided to become smokers. What makes it even more funny is that I smoked Saratoga 120s...long and thin and two of my friends were guys. So we are thinking we are all cool...the guys lifted the back seat and hid the weed, we're all smoking like chimneys and chewing on mints. Cop wants to search car...he knows darn well that folks had been smoking weed. What I didn't know until the officer opened the glove box and it was stuffed with four-finger baggies, that the friend who I borrowed the car from was a dealer. I thought for sure I was going to go to jail. Instead I got a ticket for speeding and a warning to be careful of whose car I borrowed.
 

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Can you use hemp oil in the candle making process?
FO? Yes, actual oil that most use for soapmaking? Not successfully - it will blend with wax, but it will not add scent, and all it will really do is cause the candle so smoke excessively unless you underwick so much the candle won't burn right anyway.
 

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