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March 18, 2020

Closed-Loop System

The extraction of the active compounds in cannabis plants is conducted using equipment called a closed-loop system. The solvents used in the extraction process are entirely closed-off from the externalThe extraction of the active compounds in cannabis plants is conducted using equipment called a closed-loop system. The solvents used in the extraction process are entirely closed-off from the external environment. The solvents complete a circuit from liquid to gas to liquid again during the procedure. The closed-loop system is a fairly simple yet highly ... Read More ›

March 18, 2020

CO2 Cannabis

CO2, or carbon dioxide in its liquid form, is an element used to extract active compounds from cannabis plants. Cannabis concentrate made using CO2 is commonly referred to as CO2 oil. Under this umbrella,CO2, or carbon dioxide in its liquid form, is an element used to extract active compounds from cannabis plants. Cannabis concentrate made using CO2 is commonly referred to as CO2 oil. Under this umbrella, there are several sub-categories of concentrate such as CO2 hash oil, shatter and CO2 wax. To make CO2 oil, producers soak ... Read More ›

March 18, 2020

Cola

Cola, a botanical term, refers to the flowering site of the female cannabis plant, i.e., the place where the buds grow interwoven together as a cluster. Cola is formed after the flowering stage of theCola, a botanical term, refers to the flowering site of the female cannabis plant, i.e., the place where the buds grow interwoven together as a cluster. Cola is formed after the flowering stage of the cannabis plant. The main cola, bigger in size, usually forms at the top of the plant from the central stem, ... Read More ›

March 18, 2020

Cotyledon leaves

Cotyledons are the first leaves that are seen on a marijuana seedling once it starts to sprout. Cotyledon leaves are also known as seed leaves, and they mostly grow in pairs. When the cannabis plant continuesCotyledons are the first leaves that are seen on a marijuana seedling once it starts to sprout. Cotyledon leaves are also known as seed leaves, and they mostly grow in pairs. When the cannabis plant continues to grow, these leaves shed off so that the other parts of the plant can keep on maturing and ... Read More ›

March 18, 2020

Crystalline

Crystalline is an immaculate form of cannabis concentrate extract that comes in a solid-state, comprising a single type of cannabinoid, primarily tetrahydrocannabinolic acid (THCA), cannabidiol, or cannabidiolicCrystalline is an immaculate form of cannabis concentrate extract that comes in a solid-state, comprising a single type of cannabinoid, primarily tetrahydrocannabinolic acid (THCA), cannabidiol, or cannabidiolic acid. Interestingly, it resembles a kind of coarse sugar that is typically used for adorning the tops of baked fruit pies or for embellishing sugar cookies. Additionally, the ... Read More ›

March 13, 2020

Cultivar

Cultivar is a botanical term meant to define plants that are grown to have well-defined traits. In other words, cultivar is another word for variety. Despite the term ‘strain’ not officially fallingCultivar is a botanical term meant to define plants that are grown to have well-defined traits. In other words, cultivar is another word for variety. Despite the term ‘strain’ not officially falling under the classification of plant biology, it is conventionally used in scientific literature as well as in popular culture. Swedish scientist Carl Linnaeus, ... Read More ›

March 18, 2020

Cultivation

The process of growing cannabis flowers is called the cultivation. Cannabis plants can be grown from a seed or clone under wide range of conditions. Be it under outdoor or indoor settings, or using soilThe process of growing cannabis flowers is called the cultivation. Cannabis plants can be grown from a seed or clone under wide range of conditions. Be it under outdoor or indoor settings, or using soil or soilless practices, cannabis plants can be grown anywhere and everywhere provided certain requirements are met. They require an optimum ... Read More ›

March 18, 2020

Cymene

Cymene is a terpene that is known to have a sweet and citrusy smell. It is commonly found in several other different plants such as oregano, thyme, cilantro, anise, and cumin in addition to the cannabisCymene is a terpene that is known to have a sweet and citrusy smell. It is commonly found in several other different plants such as oregano, thyme, cilantro, anise, and cumin in addition to the cannabis cultivars. The oils containing cymene are used in different applications such as aromatherapy, lubrication, baking, and flavoring and temporary ... Read More ›

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