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Types of solventless cannabis extracts
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Types of solventless cannabis extracts

If you are on the lookout for a pure cannabis extract, consider multiple options. Each extraction method has its strengths and shortcomings regarding how it is produced and what you can use it for. This article covers the major types of solventless extractions: CO2 Oil Many people, see CO2 extraction as a safe alternative to other types of extraction because it does not produce any leftover chemicals or contaminants. The process involves extracting oils from cannabis that utilizes carbon dioxide and another solvent. To extract the oil, you let the plant material soak in water and then mix it with carbon dioxide. Afterward, you put the mixture under pressure in a closed system to extract the cannabinoids and terpenes (the other compounds responsible for the flavor and aroma.) CO2 extr...