A Guide to Cannabis Concentrates
Concentrates come in many forms, colors, smells, and shapes. The can vary greatly in potency, quality and form. The introduction of water pipes made exclusively for concentrate consumption, as well as a plethora of vaporizers have resulted in the wide spread availability of concentrates. A growing number of recreational consumers are using concentrates as their primary form of cannabinoid consumption.
Much like an edible, the cannabinoid payload from a quality concentrate can intoxicate the consumer for much longer periods than raw cannabis. However, while edibles can take a considerable amount of time to achieve the desired effect, these effects occur almost instantaneously with concentrates. As a result, concentrates allow a consumer to spend less time dealing with consumption and more time enjoying life.
How Are Concentrates Produced?
What Determines Quality?
Can I order online?
Where can I find Xtracted products?
How old do I have to be?
You must be at least 21 years of age to purchase Xtracted products.
Do I have to have a WA State ID to purchase?
Do you add terps?
What is CBD?
Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a compound found in cannabis that does not cause the user to feel a high. Instead, it provides a number of therapeutic effects, allowing its user to use it as a form of medicine. Some of the many conditions that CBD can help treat are rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, alcoholism, chronic pain, and epilepsy.
What is THC?
Tetrahyrdocannabinoil, or THC, is the active chemical in cannabis. It is responsible for most of the psychological effects that the user feels. By stimulating the brain cells to release dopamine, THC provides the user with a feeling of euphoria. While it does typically cause the user to feel a high, it also has several therapeutic effects such as reducing nausea and pain.
What is HHO?
Hydrocarbon Hash Oil is a product made from extracting high concentrations of THC from a marijuana plant.
What is a hydrocarbon?
Hydrocarbons are organic compounds that are made of only hydrogen and carbon atoms. They are found in many places, including certain plants and natural gas.
Hydrocarbons are commonly used to extract fragile material such as jasmine, spearmint, hops, hyacinth, narcissus and tuberose, which would not be able to handle the heat of steam distillation.
What is the difference between shatter, wax, budder, hash oil etc?
What determines the quality, flavor and color of an extract?
Color is typically dictated by the age of the trichomes, the freshness of the material and in some cases the hue of the plant. Yes, purple plants have been know to create an extract with a deeper hue.