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marijuana extracts and concentrates

Cannabis’ power source is the concentrate, which gives a strong effect when taken. They can also be utilized in alternative medicine and culinary applications. Concentrates offer an unrivaled level of strength compared to buds and flowers, so use them cautiously until you know how your body will react.

Concentrates can be produced from trichomes, cannabinoids, and terpenes using a variety of processes. dabs, shatter, live resin and wax also give effective clean hits so you won’t have to worry about breathing in the plant material or ash.

What is a marijuana concentrate?

Concentrate is a term for cannabis products that have been extracted from the original plant material. Typically very high in THC and CBD levels, with most extracts containing over 75 percent cannabinoid content. Extracts can be referred to by a variety of names, including but not limited to:

  • Butane hash oil (BHO) – Extracted cannabis, hash oil
  • Kief – Extracted trichomes of the cannabis plant
  • Rick Simpson Oil (RSO) – Named after the creator, an extremely potent mix of cannabinoids and terpenes that is ingested orally
  • Live Resin – Created with fresh frozen flower instead of dried. High in terpenes.
  • Dab – Are extracted trichomes of the cannabis plant, typically made with an oil or solvent.
  • shatter – extracts that can be between 90-99% cannabinoid content.
  • Wax – Extracted trichomes of the cannabis plant, typically made with an oil or solvent. has a waxier texture than BHO.
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How are concentrates used?

Concentrates can be consumed through dabbing, vaporizer pens and edibles. extracts are best used on top of a flat surface that is heat resistant (such as glass) to prevent breakage. extracts can also be added to joints and blunts, or taken orally through oil rigs or on the edible market. Cannabis extracts are extremely potent so it is recommended to consume them with caution. Be sure to ask your budtender for advice if you’re unsure of what concentrate will suit you best.

How are cannabis extracts and concentrates different?

Concentrate’s are extractions of the cannabinoids and terpenes from the marijuana plant. Cannabis extracts can be made with several different solvents, including butane, CO2, alcohol, ice water and more. extracts are much stronger than flowers or buds because they contain no plant material. Extracts can take on many forms depending on the extraction process used, including wax, shatter, dabs and tinctures.

Can one eat BHO marijuana concentrate?

Concentrates are made up of pure cannabinoids, so they can be orally consumed. Extracts should be taken with caution because the strength is difficult to judge until you have tried it. Extracts are extremely potent – butane hash oil (BHO) ranges from 50-90 percent cannabinoid content while ice water hash contains at least 60 percent. Extracts can be taken orally in many different ways:

  • – Concentrates can be mixed in water and consumed as a tea
  • – Concentrates can be added to baked goods such as brownies, cookies and more!

OR… Why not try making your very own Capsules?! Cannabis extract capsules are the easiest way to medicate on the go! Extract capsules are perfect for beginners and veterans alike. Capsules take all of the guesswork out of medicating, simply pop one or two when you need to medicate and kick back until it kicks in. Capsules can be made using any kind of extract that is oil soluble. Capsules are very simple to make, you just mix your Concentrate of choice with a Fractionated Coconut oil or MCT Oil and fill a Capsule Shell. Super easy!

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What is strongest form of cannabis live resin, shatter, or wax?

Concentrate’s such as shatter, wax and live resin are made using different processes with different solvents. Extracts can range in consistency from runny to hard depending on the process used.

Shatter is an extract, made by using the “open blasting” process, which uses a closed loop system to prevent solvents from venting. Extracts made using this method are referred to as “open-blasted”. Shatter is known for its homogenous texture and clear appearance, with a consistency ranging from honeycomb to glass.

Live resin is made using fresh frozen plant, instead of plant that has been dried. Concentrates made in this manner are often high in terpenes and also retain much more flavor than their counterparts. Concentrate’s made in this way can be referred to as “live resin” or “fresh frozen”.

Wax is Concentrate’s made using the “dewaxing” process, which removes plant waxes by soaking the Concentrate in a solvent. Extracts made this way are referred to as “dewaxed”. Wax has a softer texture than shatter because it lacks plant waxes and is sometimes opaque or opaque white/yellow.

The strongest in THC from the 3 Concentrate’s listed is Live resin, followed by shatter and then wax. Extracts are much more potent than flowers due to the fact that they are made up of pure cannabinoid content. Concentrate’s can range from 50-90 percent in THC content while flowers normally contain around 20-30 percent THC.

What is CBD concentrate?

CBD Concentrate is made using the dewaxing process and either olive oil or coconut oil as a solvent. Concentrates made in this way are known as “solventless”. Concentrate’s made in this manner will be hard and contain little to no terpenes – although they will retain much of cannabinoids and flavor. Extracts made without any solvent are very rare and typically sell for extremely high prices. Extracts range from 15-60 percent cannabinoid content.

What are cannabis tinctures?

Cannabis tinctures are Concentrate’s that have been infused into a solution of alcohol and water. Extracts can be made using any kind of alcohol, although glycerol is also used as a solvent for more viscous Concentrate’s such as hash oil or honey oil. Tinctures come in dropper bottles and are taken sublingually, orally or a both a and a way depending on personal preferences. Concentrates made into tinctures are normally around 50 percent cannabinoid content but this can vary depending on the solvent used.

Where in my area can I buy high THC concentrate oils?

Concentrate oils and Concentrates can be found at high garden marijuana online dispensary. Concentrate’s such as shatter, wax and live resin are now becoming much more readily available even in all provinces of Canada. Extract oils and concentrates will range from $40-$80 a gram depending on concentration, strain or shatter. Concentrate oils are typically many times more potent that flower so it is easy to over medicate if you are not used to concentrates.