Alcohol Extraction: Everything You Need To Know

If you’re unfamiliar with what alcohol extraction has to do with weed, here is a quick entry with encyclopedic knowledge on everything you’d ever want or need to know.

Alcohol Extraction Overview

Alcohol Extraction: Everything You Need To Know


Alcohol extraction is a process of removing essential oils, fats, and other chemical compounds from plants. Any plant as a matter of fact. Alcohol extraction is by no means exclusive to cannabis.

However, of the many possible ways to use alcohol to extract material from plants, only a few work well with cannabis. This is because of the unique chemistry of the desirable compounds in cannabis. The extreme delicacy of the terpenes in cannabis also limits viable extraction to just a few methods.

According to the experts, there are three primary methods for extracting cannabinoids and terpenes from cannabis.

The most common is butane extraction.

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