Ever Wonder What Happens When You Trim Bud That Is A Month Past “Ripe” When Harvested? One thing that happens is that the trichomes become very brittle on the plant. Trimming knocks an amazing amount of them from the plant and we caught them on video for you as they fell through the sunlight. […]
Say No to QWISO and Use Food Grade Ethanol for Cannabis Extractions Instead Isopropyl alcohol is the “ISO” in QWISO, the term stands for “Quick Wash Isopropyl.” ISO is one of the cheapest and most commonly used solvents for cannabis extractions. Look in any place you’d find information on cannabis extractions and you’ll find fan-boys […]
DIY Canna-Pills from Decarboxylated Cannabis Oils and Ground Cannabis Canna-Pills made from decarboxylated cannabis oils and ground cannabis are extremely effective when properly made. Unlike edibles made from food, canna-pills made my way affect everyone equally. My experience with edibles over the years has been so poor that I eventually ended up learning how to […]
DIY Cannabis Oil Decarboxylation is a Simple and Easy Process Properly decarboxylating cannabis oil seems to be something that most people don’t understand. This post details the process I use and the why behind the way I do it. I have taken quite a bit of time to research and understand this process and the […]
Small Batch Ethanol Extraction of Cannabis A few days ago I extracted the cannabinoids from some cannabis trim using ethanol. The process is fairly simple and very safe when the correct precautions are taken. The end product is clean of hard particles such as dust or cannabis and the terpene content is high.
Trimming 101: The Bare Basics of Trimming Cannabis Trimming by hand with scissors is one of the cleanest ways to trim, preserving the maximum trichomes and retaining the minimum of leaf. Though the leaf on most strains of cannabis can be frosty indeed, in the end it is still leaf and tastes like it.
Food Grade Ethanol is Expensive! Reducing Ethanol Costs will go a long way toward cleaning up cannabis oils available on the market. A huge turn off to using clean solvents for cannabis oil extractions is their cost. Cheap, nasty, dirty 91% or 99% isopropyl alcohol is one tenth the cost of food grade ethanol. Since […]