- Extraction, simply put, is the stripping of cannabinoids and terpenes from the less desirable plant matter. This creates an extract that can then be refined into oil, shatter and wax and infused into seemingly limitless products. This is done by a variety of methods which involve solvents. Ethanol, hexane, supercritical CO2, butane and propane are most commonly used.
- There are many ways to extract oil from the cannabis plant, each has its pros and cons. Some methods are safer and more effective than others. Cannabis oil made with neurotoxic solvents like butane and hexane may leave unsafe residues that compromise immune function and impede healing.
Medical marijuana oil can provide relief to people suffering from medical issues, such as epilepsy, cancer, chronic joint pain, eating disorders, migraines, sleeplessness, Parkinson’s