Concentrates

Cannabis extract

Concentrates[ˈkɒnsəntreɪts]

Definition:

In the cannabis industry, concentrates refer to cannabis extract containing a high amount of cannabinoids and terpenes. In preparing cannabis concentrates, the two known ways are solvent-based and solventless methods.

  1. Solvent-based The core methodology for all solvent extractions is the same: a liquid solvent is utilized to remove the active chemicals from the trichome gland, resulting in a solution. This solution must be purified further until only the required chemicals are left. Because these solvents are so volatile, technicians usually employ closed-loop extraction systems, which allow them to safely manage variables like temperature and pressure to produce the best results.
  2. Solventless As the name suggests, you produce these concentrates without using any solvent. Budder, shatter, and hash are some examples of solventless cannabis concentrates.

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