Home Hashmaking Buyer’s Guide

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Instead of using flammable solvents to chemically separate trichomes from plant material, a rosin press utilizes heat and pressure to extract valuable resin from cannabis plant material or kief. The concept behind creating hash has been around for centuries and simply involves separating trichomes from cannabis plant material. Considered to be lower in quality, dry sift or kief has a lot of contaminants, or more plant material. The Home Hashmaking Buyer’s Guide(Leafly)With all the effort that goes into growing your own beautiful cannabis, it’s a shame to think that you might be throwing away your leftover plant material instead of making delicious hash. Cold temperatures combined with agitation snap trichomes off of cannabis plant material, which then sink to the bottom of your container because they weigh more than water.

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The Home Hashmaking Buyer’s Guide

(Leafly)

With all the effort that goes into growing your own beautiful cannabis, it’s a shame to think that you might be throwing away your leftover plant material instead of making delicious hash.

While many of the extracts you purchase in stores are created using solvents and industrial grade products, a lot of high-quality hash on the market is made using age-old solventless techniques that anyone can do at home.

The concept behind creating hash has been around for centuries and simply involves separating trichomes from cannabis plant material. The process has become exceedingly complex over the last decade but there are numerous low-cost ways to create your own.

Here are some simple solventless methods and products to get you started on making your own terpene-rich hash.

Rosin Pressing

(Leafly)

Technology for rosin pressing has taken off in the last few years in a response to the growing concern...

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