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24 BHO Extraction Tips From Industry Experts

Posted on Oct 22, 2021 2:51:14 PM

Butane hash oil (BHO) extractions are one of the most efficient methods of producing cannabis concentrates. While this extraction method can produce a high-terpene full-spectrum extract better than any other solvent, the SOPs used can elevate the process to an art form.

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Ethanol vs. CO2 vs. BHO for Cannabis and Hemp Extraction

Posted on Apr 6, 2021 11:57:45 AM

The battle of the titans: ethanol extraction vs. BHO extraction vs. CO2 extraction. Which one produces the best cannabis oil? Which one is the best and most cost-effective method for cannabis producers? In short, it depends.

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How to Vacuum Purge for Cleaner BHO Extracts

Posted on Mar 16, 2021 8:13:25 AM

Butane hash oil (BHO) of the highest order is vacuum purged for better taste and aroma. As part of an optimized post-processing workflow, a vacuum purge removes all of the excess solvents, in this case, butane and/or propane, to deliver an oil worthy of medicinal or recreational use.

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Safety Focus: Things to Look for in a BHO Extraction Lab

Posted on Feb 12, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Hydrocarbons are the ultimate solvent in the extract market for creating a high-quality concentrate product. Strong enough to pull massive amounts of cannabinoids from any quality cannabis and hemp biomass and gentle enough to keep the sensitive terpenes intact in the end product.

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6 Benefits of Hydrocarbon (BHO) Extraction

Posted on Jul 29, 2020 7:18:28 PM

Butane hash oil (BHO), or hydrocarbon extraction, is the MVP of the concentrate game. Everyone from medical marijuana patients to recreational consumers to extraction technicians, overwhelmingly, prefer cannabis concentrates made using light hydrocarbons such as butane and propane.

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Best Extraction Method for Edibles

Posted on Jun 29, 2020 6:45:45 PM

Light hydrocarbon solvents (butane and propane) have been the powerful, nonpolar compounds favored by the upper echelon of artisan edible makers.

From the colorful, sugar-frosted gummies to the rich and decadent fudge brownies cheekily laced with cannabinoids, these infused edibles are used for their therapeutic, and often, intoxicating effects.

For home amateurs, an easy ISO quick-wash can produce a rudimentary and solvent-free extract without blowing up the house. For commercial extraction, butane and propane extraction for concentrates provide the highest possible quality, purity, and throughput.

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What Is Butane Honey Oil (BHO)?

Posted on May 14, 2020 7:58:00 AM

Butane honey oil is the golden and resinous sap that contains a treasure trove of cannabinoids, terpenes, and other active compounds ready to give concentrate users the relief they need. Also known as butane hash oil, butane honey oil is the pinnacle of marijuana extracts in terms of potency, flavor, aroma, purity, and safety.

In today’s rapidly expanding world of concentrates, it’s hard to keep track of all the available information about exciting new extract forms. While BHO extraction was popularized in the late 1990s, new technologies and techniques have enabled extraction technicians to produce even more flavorful and potent extracts than ever before.

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Getting to Know (and Love) Butane

Posted on Mar 2, 2020 3:05:06 PM

In the world of cannabis extraction, light hydrocarbon extraction is the gold standard for producing everything from cannabinoid distillates to full-spectrum concentrates featuring a range of therapeutic cannabinoids, terpenes, flavonoids, and other compounds. Butane and propane, in particular, are the go-to solvents used to separate cannabis resin from the rest of the plant matter.

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BHO vs. CO2 Hemp Extraction: Battle of the Big Two Extraction Methods

Posted on Jan 2, 2020 1:51:00 PM

Cannabis concentrates are a must-have product offering for brands looking to reach a growing cannabis consumer base. Concentrated cannabis compounds can be used to make a wide range of medical and recreational products such as topical ointments, edibles, capsules, transdermal patches, suppositories, and small-batch extracts. While THC concentrate products currently dominate the adult-use market, hemp-derived CBD concentrates are tapping into the trending and lucrative health and wellness segment. 

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What Is Light Hydrocarbon Extraction?

Posted on Dec 16, 2019 5:59:46 PM

As the cannabis concentrate market balloons to an estimated $8 billion in sales by 2022, business-savvy and licensed marijuana producers are making the measured investment in a professional closed-loop extraction system. Cannabis extraction equipment can increase profits and reduce processing costs associated with trimming and curing flower for many wholesalers. Concentrates command a higher price per item compared to flower (buds) and include a range of products such as odorless distillate oil for edibles or flavorful terp sauce for those with a more discerning palate.

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