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What are trichomes?

Marijuana Seeds NL

If you’re familiar with the stickiness of good bud, then you’re already familiar with the peculiar term of ‘trichomes’. Trichomes comes from the Greek word Trích?ma In weed’s case, trichomes are the sticky-icky microscopic crystals that contain the plant’s beneficial cannabinoids and terpenes. What are trichomes?

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Kief vs. Hash—What’s the Difference and How Can They be Used?


From applying a topical products, to consuming a cannabis infused beverage or edibles ranging from cheesecake and cheese puffs, vaping cannabis or dabbing cannabis concentrates, the list goes on and on. When it comes to concentrates, edibles, and beverages the methods of infusion and extraction have developed and diversified substantially.

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What is bubble hash and can you make it at home?

The Cannigma

Bubble hash, also known as ice water hash, is a specific type of hash concentrate made with ice water. All cannabis plants produce trichomes from resin glands on the buds. To the naked eye, trichomes are tiny fine hairs, but under close examination, trichomes are actually shaped like mushrooms with a fine stalk and big head.

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Medical Marijuana Concentrates: The Complete Guide


Trichomes are tiny compounds (or glands) that cover the Cannabis plant. Trichomes come in different varieties and the accumulation of them is used to create what is collectively called cannabis concentrates. Concentrates are much stronger than the average pre-roll. There are a number of concentrates to choose from.

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Understanding Hash and Its Many Varieties

Kind Meds (Cannabis Education Blog)

In the simplest terms, hash is a concentrate formed by the compression of cannabis trichomes, also known as resin glands, creating a dense, solid substance. This resin is produced by the cannabis trichomes and acts as a sort of defensive barrier to protect the plant from any pests that might harm it. What Are Kief and Sift?

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Review: Biscotti by Kaviar

Illinois News Joint

ILNJ photo Small rounded olive-green popcorn-sized buds were covered with a milky trichome frost. Biscotti struck more at the center of experiential spectrum than its indica-leaning genetics indicated with a calm, collected mindscape that brought down my anxiety without influencing my concentration or energy levels.

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Review: Mimosa by Kaviar

Illinois News Joint

ILNJ photos The buds consisted of one remarkably large cola, approximately the size of a thumb, accompanied by a collection of smaller popcorn nugs. They were meticulously trimmed into Christmas tree shapes, with a bright green color and a sparkling, milky trichome frost covering them. The flowers displayed a notable brightness.