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Infusing FAQ & Resources

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Learn tips and tricks about herbal infusion

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About Infusing with LĒVO

About Infusing with LĒVOSome of the world’s earliest civilizations used infused oils for medical practice & food preparation. Because infused oils extract components of the whole plant, they provide superior nutritional, therapeutic, and medicinal be

Potency Calculator

As you make certain herbal oil infusions and incorporate them into recipes, it's important to keep in mind how potent your end creations will be - you probably don't want any surprises here!. Estimating the dosage of your oil and recipes isn't rocket

My Infusion is Not Strong Enough (Increasing Potency)

My Infusion is Not Strong Enough (Increasing Potency)The strength of your infusions can vary based on many different factors. Depending on what type of ingredients you are using and the way you prepare them, you can truly control how potent your infu

Oil and Herb Calculator

Oil and Herb CalculatorLEVO has gathered professional recommendations on duration and temperature for different herb and oil pairings. Let your imagination run wild and get creative with your unique blends!Our official Oil & Herb Calculator is free-t

What type of oils should I use to infuse?

What we are sharing here are best practice, but still general recommendations. You may find another, self-tailored herb + oil combination that works for you. 👍

What Should I Not Use With My LĒVO Infuser?

What Should I Not Use With My LĒVO?Unauthorized infusions in LĒVO machines can become a safety hazard & void your LĒVO warranty.Our LĒVO products are intended to infuse dried botanicals into a variety of oils and butter.The following items should not

Altitude and LĒVO Infusions

Altitude and LĒVO InfusionsTake extra care when infusing and cooking with infused ingredients at higher altitudes, where the boiling and smoke point of ingredients is lower than when at sea level. If an ingredient reaches its boiling or smoke point t

Should My Infusion Turn Green?

Should My Infusion Turn Green?It is a common misconception that your infused oil or butter should be green in order for it to have "worked"!The bright green color that you may have seen using other infusion methods that blend or grind up the herb dir

Infusion Storage

Infusion StorageOnce you've made your infusion, you're going to want to store it properly so that it stays fresh. Here are a few recommendations:Our perfect solution for storing your infusions is picking up one (or a few!) of our Herb Block Trays. Ch

Infusing with Shea Butter, Cocoa Butter, or Beeswax

Infusing with Shea Butter, Cocoa Butter, or BeeswaxAny food-grade oils or kinds of butter are a-OK to use with your LĒVO!We recommend using organic ingredients, if possible, and being aware of a few things:Thicker oils are safe to use, but may make c

Sediment in Infusion

Sediment in InfusionFinding that your infusions have pieces of herb in them? Try these tips!Try drying/activating your herbs less if you made them a bit too toasty and they are completely falling apartCoarsely grind your herb (not too fine!) as this

Infusing with Honey

Infusing with HoneyHoney has a very thick viscosity making it difficult to dispense and clean in the LĒVO, but it is totally doable with a little care and definitely delicious!Dispense honey while it is still barely warm, but safe to touch - you can

My Herb Looks Burned After Activation

My Herb Looks Burned After ActivationSo, you've completed the Activate cycle on your LĒVO only to find that your botanical ingredients appear burned. What gives!? Before you start to worry, continue on below...The Activate cycle on the the LĒVO II is