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Making Refined Cannabis Vape Oils & Distillates

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

For the purest cannabis and CBD oils, concentrates, and edibles, the experts turn to a clear set of guidelines. By following standard operation procedures alongside stringent sanitary processes, any dispensary, caregiver, biomass processor, or cannabis enthusiast can create high-quality vape oils and distillates designed to heal, rejuvenate, and inspire. Read on for a step-by-step how-to that breaks down cannabis distillation.  
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Medicinal Qualities of CBD

Thursday, September 14, 2017

CBD, or cannabidiol, oil is a medicinal oil derived from CBD, one of around a hundred active cannabinoids identified in cannabis. Because CBD oil is renowned for its healing qualities as well as its relative lack of marijuana’s typical side effects, including psychoactive side effects, the product is used today as a remedy for everything from depression and anxiety to autism, arthritis, and even cancer.  
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Mixing & Heating your Butters, Oils & Tinctures

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

There are a variety of ways to effectively mix, heat, and blend your products to achieve the desired results. Many folks use a spoon and pot on the stove to heat and stir. There are top entry lab and pilot plant mixers that can provide gentle mixing to very high shear mixing and homogenizing.  
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Get rid of those leaking vape cartridges

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Vaporizer, or “vape” pens, are devices designed to vaporize the active ingredients in plant extractions or botanicals. Vape pens come in a range of shapes and sizes, but always contain extraction chambers designed to funnel the vapor. Constructed of plastic, metal, ceramic, or glass, vape pens allow users to conveniently vaporize without the need for a static, cumbersome device. 
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Usability of Rotary Evaporators

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

After evaporating off your alcohol, it is easy to get cannabis oil out of a flask. Well, it is if you have a large flask with a big opening. What if you do not have a large flask? You likely get out what you can, and just put the next batch of alcohol in with what is stuck to the walls.  
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Benefits of Medical Cannabis Oil

Wednesday, January 04, 2017

For millennia, cannabis oil has been administered medicinally to relieve anxiety and depression, ease nausea and stimulate hunger, and soothe muscle aches and spasms, including those that come with autoimmune disorders and arthritis. Medical cannabis oil is recognized worldwide for its anti-inflammatory properties, and is prescribed to address psychiatric conditions as well as disorders of the digestive system. Medical cannabis oil has been known to improve circulation, boost mood, and – perhaps most astonishing – discourage cancer cells from replicating.  
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3 Tips on Vaping with Cannabis Concentrates

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

As more states move towards regulating both medical and recreational cannabis, the demand has pulled away from raw cannabis flower and moved more towards extracted cannabis concentrates. Cannabis concentrates have increasingly cultivated popularity because of their wide variety of uses in vaping, edibles, topical ointments, capsules and medical applications. 
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CBD Oil Benefits

Friday, December 16, 2016

The benefits of cannabidiol, otherwise known as CBD or CBD oil, are revealing themselves to us little by little. CBD oil, delivered as an ingestible or topical oil, has been proven to successfully treat a range of conditions and diseases, from anxiety and depression to joint pain, generalized inflammation, and even cancer. Cancer patients recognize CBD oil’s benefits as an appetite stimulant and nausea suppressant, and even complex psychological conditions are finding cures in CBD oil.  
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Cannabis Tinctures: 101

Friday, December 02, 2016

Cannabis tinctures are alcohol extractions of whole cannabis (typically of the flowers and trim leaves), and an extraction of active cannabinoids from the plant material. Although not a new cannabis product, tinctures had been one of the less popular ways of consuming marijuana for years. However, prior to the United States enacting cannabis prohibition in 1937, tinctures were the primary form of cannabis medicine. 
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GMP in Botanical Extractions

Monday, November 21, 2016

For many years, the herbal extractions industry was basically a “black market” venture, highly unregulated and potentially dangerous for the consumer. Today, however, botanical extractions have come into the mainstream, and today’s consumer is much more open to harnessing the many benefits of such extractions. As such, the FDA has stepped in, demanding that herbal extractions be regulated along with the foods, beverages, and body products our nation relies on.  
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