With cannabis rapidly evolving, cannabis concentrates have taken on an entire new sector of the industry.
So, what are the different types of cannabis concentrates and what’s so different about them? We have put together a short guide on cannabis extracts and concentrates to better help you on your search.
Shatter concentrate is by far one of the most popular forms of cannabis extracts. It’s glass like consistency makes it easy to smoke and handle. Shatter is often bought in parchment paper due to it’s sometimes sticky form.
Wax is a sticky form of cannabis concentrate. You will mostly find wax sold in silicone containers or small glass jars. Extracts with decarboxylated THC usually ends up sappier. This means wax can be a bit messy to handle without the proper dabbing tools.
Crumble concentrate’s form fits the name. The texture of crumble makes it an easy product to handle with your hands. We don’t recommend storing crumble using parchment paper. Instead, use a silicone or glass jar to store crumble.
Rosin is a special type of cannabis concentrate. Rosin in made without using any solvents. The process of creating rosin involves sqeezing the dry cannabis buds using pressure and heat. It’s a widely popular cannabis concentrate as it is the most natural extract available.
Cannabis oil can come in a few forms. You will find cannabis oil in vaporizer pens and also in needless syringes. Oil is often made using CO2 or Butane. This usually provides a runny texture. Hints the name: Oil.
Budder concentrate is similar to wax as it’s a form of BHO (butane hash oil). However, Budder has an opque taffy like consistency. With it’s higher terpene profile, budder delivers a tasty smoke that most enthusiasts look for in cannabis.
7. Live Resin
Extracted using live plants, live resin contains higher terpene profiles than any other concentrates. All other cannabis concentrates use dry plants, live resin takes advantage of the living plants aromas and extracts it into an unusually flavorful and pungent extract. There is more work that goes into the production process of live resin, this means you this product is usually reserved for consumers with more expensive taste buds.