Category: Rosin Tech Education

10 Most Common Terpenes

The cannabis plant contains over 200 varieties of organic aroma compounds known as terpenes. They are a large and diverse group of volatile oils that are found in numerous plants and are what give cannabis its signature scent and flavor. But there’s far more to terpenes than simply aroma and flavor. Cannabinoids like CBD may attract all the headlines when it comes to medical cannabis but in fact, it’s the interaction between the terpenes and the cannabinoids in the cannabis plant that create its various medicinal effects – known as the entourage effect. Let’s take a tour of the...

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What’s In Your Dabs? The Terpenes and Possible Carcinogens

At Rosin Tech Products , we never tire of extolling the virtues of dabbing. Whether it be the higher potency, sublime flavor, or simply the health benefits of inhaling vapor instead of smoke, dabbing has it all. Let’s take a look at why we believe it’s the superior method of consuming cannabis. It’s All About Terpenes Terpenes or “terps,” as they are commonly known, are aromatic oils found in many plants. Pine trees, the hops in your favorite IPA, and of course, cannabis, all contain terpenes in droves. They are what give cannabis its all familiar flavor and aroma....

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Live Rosin vs. Live Resin: What’s the difference? + How to Make Live Rosin

Live rosin and live resin are two different types of cannabis extracts that often get confused. Even the term live rosin is technically inaccurate, although, it seems to be here to stay. We decided to set the record straight and define live resin and live rosin once and for all. Plus, we also explain how to make live rosin, step-by-step. What is live resin? The term live resin is in reference to a solvent based extract, normally BHO, that is made with live, or freshly frozen, plant material. It is a single pass extraction that captures the plant’s terpene...

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Rosin vs. Shatter: What’s the Difference

There are so many different types of cannabis concentrates nowadays, each with about a dozen nicknames, like shatter, budder, rosin, wax, and dabs. But what’s the difference? And which is the best? The truth is, it all comes down to two main distinguishing factors: whether or not solvents were used in the extraction process and the texture of the finished products. Solvents are liquids used for dissolving other substances. In the case of cannabis concentrates, different types of solvents, like butane, carbon dioxide, alcohol, propane or CO2, can be used to extract cannabinoids from flower, kief, shake, or trim...

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How To Pack Filter Bags: Are you doing it right?

Picking out the right size filter bag is important, equally important is how to pack your filter bags. If you don’t know how to select the right filter bag, take a look at our past article. Once you’ve selected the right filter bag for the material you’re working with, you’re ready to begin packing. Let’s start with general rules: >Don’t over pack your filter bags. This means don’t pack in so much material that you are unable to pre-press or flatten your bags. If the bag is over packed and tight you run the risk of bursting your filter...

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