How to make hash oil

Published Jul 6, 2019 09:25 a.m. ET
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Over the years, there have been many products made from marijuana. Due to the legalization of marijuana for medical and recreational use in many states, there is more awareness of some of the products that can be made at home from marijuana, such as hash oil.  Hash oil can be extracted from cannabis. It may contain many cannabinoids such as THC and CBD. Hash oil is just one of the many cannabis products that can be used for pain relief and other therapeutic effects. The hash plant is a hybrid strain that is an indica dominant. The hash plant is used to make hash oil.

Would you like to know how to make hash oil? Well, if you answered in the affirmative, let's get started. You can use the hash oil to improve the weed that cannot be smoked. The weed may still have trichrome and cannabinoids such as THC and CBD. The hash oil can be made by using marijuana fresh from the field.

  1. The marijuana should be placed in a container with ethyl alcohol, where it is immersed. This will allow the THC as well as other cannabinoids to dissolve.
  2. After the marijuana plant is soaked in a container for some hours, it can be strained out of the alcohol. The alcohol can be left to evaporate. This extract is called hash oil.
  3. You can freeze the marijuana and alcohol in the freezer to keep some unwanted chemicals from being extracted into the concentrated contents in the container. This will ensure a cleaner mixture. It can also allow the trichrome that are rich in therapeutic benefits to dissolve into the mixture. The procedure should be done in an area with proper ventilation to prevent the fumes from evaporating.
  4. It is preferable to use cleaner tools such as glass because alcohol can dissolve chemicals from plastics and fabric. Metals and plastic can give the hash a different, unwanted taste. This can even reduce the effect of the hash oil.
  5. The alcohol is also flammable, so keep the hash oil contents away from fire or flames.
  6. After the marijuana plant is strained from the alcohol, you should boil the contents in the container to get the oil. This can be done naturally by allowing the alcohol to evaporate for several hours.
  7. If you want to speed up the process, you can try keeping the heat below 230 F.
  8. When the process is completed, the mixture will look hardy or waxy. This waxy substance can be removed and placed in a storage container. The hash oil can last for at least a year.

Many people may use isopropyl alcohol, but ethyl alcohol is best to be used since it is edible. It is safe to enter the body of the evaporated form of the oil still has some alcohol residue. Everclear grain alcohol is ethyl alcohol, and it does not have any additional ingredients. Hash oil can allow the effects of the herb to be stronger and effective.

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