Extraction & Concentrates

DIY Ethanol Alcohol Extraction

While writing the Cooking with Cannabis course and experimenting with different extraction methods, I came across the company Culinary Solvent while searching for 200 proof ethanol alcohol. If you’ve taken the cooking class, this bottle may look familiar. Once I went through a few bottles of Culinary Solvent, I reached out to the company and …

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rosin hash

Cannabis Hash, Bubble Hash, & Rosin. What’s the difference?

Solventless or mechanical extraction methods involve a couple of different techniques that can vary based on the consistency and purity of the final product. From old-school scissor or finger hash to advanced rosin presses, there are many ways to separate cannabis resin from the trichomes without using any solvents.  The most common forms of these …

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Interpening Flower with Loop

CBD and other Cannabinoids from Yeast

I’ve known about biosynthetic cannabinoids for a while, but I never really dove into the research.  Thankfully, Matt over at www.cannainsider.com recently had a podcast that explained it all.   Kevin Chen, CEO of Hyasynth Bio, makes cannabinoids out of yeast.  Instead of having a garden with soil, plants, sunshine, water, and months of time, …

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