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 Let’s get to know trichomes a little bit better, so you can understand the importance of the frosty coating.

New Product Alert Trulieve Blue River Rosin


In April, Trulieve announced that it signed an agreement with California-based Blue River Extracts & Terpenes™ (“Blue River™”) to bring their award-winning terpene extracts and other trademark branded products to Trulieve locations. Trulieve added that the proprietary multi-step process includes separating glandular trichomes under extremely cold conditions with the use of sieves, static charge, vibration, filtration and high pressure.


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What Is Hash and How Do You Make It?

The Cannigma

Hashish or just hash, is a potent cannabis concentrate made by extracting the resin from cannabis plants and working and pressing it into solid form. A homemade screen for separating trichomes from marijuana.

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What Is Kief and What to Do With It?

The Cannigma

What are trichomes? Under the microscope, cannabis trichomes actually have an otherworldly, almost alien appearance. Those crystals that cover cannabis flower — and the exterior of countless other plant species — are called “trichomes.”

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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. Dry sieving is the method of extraction.

How Cannabis Preservation Techniques Impact Terpene Content


The special technique involves taking fresh cannabis flowers (the buds) and then freezing them at subcritical temperature before engaging in the extraction process. . Terpenes are also located in the trichomes, which has been found to be the key to potency.

What CBD Capsules Do – How Capsules Are Made

The Joint Blog

When CBD is first extracted from hemp , it’s not in a very desirable form. CBD capsules take the CBD extract, mix it with a fat (carrier oil), and place it in an oral capsule that delivers CBD to the body with none of that intense flavor that many don’t find pleasant.

How Marijuana Wax is Made

The Joint Blog

It is made using butane gas in a process that extracts cannabinoids and terpenes from the plant flower. The process produces a puree cannabis extract that resembles beeswax, hence the name cannabis wax. The cannabis market keeps growing steadily every year.

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What Is CBD Oil? Let Us Explain….

Miss Marijuana

These compounds are found in trichomes , which are specialized glandular structures that cover the buds on cannabis flowers. According to Zoe Sigman at Project CBD , “The oily trichomes protect the plant from heat and ultraviolet radiation. 2. Once harvested, here comes the extraction process! According to Echo Connection , “To extract all the desired materials, the solvent is forced through the ground plant material. By: Madeleine Balestrier.

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Strike Oil: Desire for Cannabis Oil Heats Up


Cannabis oil is the term used to describe extracted resin from the cannabis plant that has been dissolved to create a liquid. Cannabis oil may provide a safer delivery method than dry herb because the process by which you extract cannabis oil kills bacteria. PHARM TO TABLE: The industry is going through a long cycle regarding how it extracts the good stuff from the plants. The idea was that ice made the plants contract, and the pollen glades (“trichomes”) fell out.

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White Castle Cannabis Strain & the Facts

The Joint Blog

It delivers a sufficient yield of trichome loaded buds that are perfect for making extracts with. It is topped with a thick, white, frost-like blanket and crystal like trichome.

Cannabis Accessories That Enhance The Consumption Experience


The end results are markedly different, but I combine them because they’re both just different endpoints from the same concept: extracts. See, all of the chemical goodness we smoke is found in the trichomes (little glands of oil that grow up from the surface of the plant). So folks figured out that if you extract the oil, you really have very little use for the actual leaf/stem itself. Cannabis accessories are a key part of the consumption experience.

Dabbing: What it is & How to Do it

The Herb Collective

Simply put, dabbing is the practice of heating highly concentrated cannabis extracts then inhaling the vapors for a powerful high that is virtually unparalleled. Dabs, which are sometimes referred to as hash oils, are created by separating the THC and other cannabinoids from the plant’s trichomes with the use of a solvent such as carbon dioxide, CO2 or butane.

Almost Deadly Butane Explosion Proves the Dangers of Making Marijuana Concentrates


Regardless, concentrates are created by removing the trichomes (“crystal”) and resin from the surface of the plant. In many cases, these complex systems involve butane, but a cleaner option is supercritical CO 2 extraction, using compressed carbon dioxide as a solvent. Marijuana may have gotten stronger over the years, but for some, even a jump from the single digits to (in some cases) over 30% THC isn’t enough. This is where concentrates come in.

California Cannabis: Breaking Down the CDPH Permanent Regulations

Canna Law Blog

Pursuant to new regulation 40175(c), “a manufacturer licensee shall only use cannabinoid concentrates and extracts that are manufactured or processed from cannabis obtained from a licensed cannabis cultivator.” The State of California finally adopted permanent cannabis regulations earlier this month. In a series of posts, we’re going to cover the highlights of each agency’s permanent rules so that you know what big changes to expect during 2019.

The Seven Year Itch

Cannabis Law Report

CBG strains offer potent aromas combined with smooth flavor from their rich trichomes. That means all other cannabinoids, terpenes, flavonoids, and inactive compounds like plant waxes are stripped from the extract, leaving only CBD. “To make isolate, the CBG must be extracted from the plant – and there are numerous ways to do this. The industry gold standard and consumer favorite is CO2 extraction. Ethanol extraction is an FDA-approved method.”

How A Perfect Herb Grinder Increases Your Vaping Pleasure?

The Joint Blog

But when the flow is halted by uneven nuggets, lesser amounts of vapors are extracted from the plant matter. As a result, it extracts the vapors at its best, giving you thick clouds of euphoria. 8) Catches kief Kief are trichome crystals enriched with potency. Are the clouds from your vaporizer not thick enough? does the flavor feel a bit odd? If yes then that doesn’t necessarily mean there’s something wrong with the device.

The Difference Between Hemp And Marijuana?

Cannabis Law Report

Eventually, extracted forms of the plant were developed into hashish for its intoxicating effects. Marijuana plants have broad leaves and flower buds that are covered in sticky, resinous trichomes. The difference between hemp and marijuana may seem minor, but this technicality has been the driving force that restricts marijuana and hemp production in the United States.

Meadowlands: California’s Cannabis Supply Chain Panel


But with manufacturing I think that’s going to be one of the most difficult licenses to maintain and hold ’cause you’re concentrating biomass from different parts of the state and environment and working within closed loop systems where you’re recycling and recirculating gases and solvents and you know the trichomes with pesticides just stick the inside surface areas of the machines and they get in the gas.