Advanced Refinement Techniques

Cannabis Alchemy

Advanced Refinement Techniques Cannabis Alchemy

by D.Gold

The translucent amber oil produced by charcoal filtering the ether phase of the extraction and isomerizing the cannabidiol present to THC contains, in most cases, between thirty and sixty per cent THC. Utilizing rather complex and exacting techniques of modern chemistry, […]

High-Volume Extraction Method

Cannabis Alchemy

High-Volume Extraction Method Cannabis Alchemy

by D.Gold

The high potency and small volume of cannabis oil, in conjunction with antimarijuana laws in many states, has added up to high potential profits for smugglers of the oil and new problems for law enforcement agencies. In the United States, the […]

Preparation of “Reefers”

Cannabis Alchemy

Preparation of “Reefers” Cannabis Alchemy

by D.Gold

The term “reefer” has sometimes been used to describe a marijuana cigarette which has been impregnated with cannabis extract.

This may be accomplished by working the cannabis oil in with the marijuana or tobacco to be rolled, painting the paper […]

Preparation of Translucent (Honey) Oil

Cannabis Alchemy

Preparation of Translucent (Honey) Oil Cannabis Alchemy

by D.Gold

One of the most potent and popular of the cannabis oil preparations is a thick, translucent, amber oil which has been extracted from Afghanistan hashish. This consistency is obtained by removing the colored impurities from cannabis oil that […]

Smoking Oil by Direct Vaporization

Cannabis Alchemy

Smoking Oil by Direct Vaporization Cannabis Alchemy

by D.Gold

There are several customary methods for smoking of oil by direct vaporization with heat. The most common is the glass oil pipe, or vapor pipe. The oil is placed in the glass bowl of the pipe and the […]

Preparation of Oil Capsules

Cannabis Alchemy

Preparation of Oil Capsules Cannabis Alchemy

by D.Gold

Capsules of oil for oral ingestion (sometimes called pot pills) are prepared by first mixing the purified oil with an equal amount of butter. The butterfat carries the oil through the membranes of the stomach and intestine. The oil […]

Increasing Potency of Intact Marijuana Flowers

Cannabis Alchemy

Increasing Potency of Intact Marijuana Flowers Cannabis Alchemy

by D.Gold

The cannabis material is refluxed in the same manner as was done with the finely powdered cannabis material previously, except that when processing intact flowers the material is first placed in a cheesecloth bag. The oil is then […]

Preparation of Hashish

Cannabis Alchemy

Preparation of Hashish Cannabis Alchemy

by D.Gold

Hashish may be prepared from the extracted cannabis oil by mixing it with finely-powdered marijuana. The oil may be at any stage of refinement. Extremely strong hashish is obtained by using oil which has been isomerized, acetylated, and refined through […]

THC Acetate

Cannabis Alchemy

THC Acetate Cannabis Alchemy

by D.Gold

THC acetate has twice the potency of THC. On the Adams scale THC 7.3, while its acetate = 14.6. Furthermore, there is a 25% increase in weight after adding the acetate structure. The effect of the acetate is more spiritual and psychedelic […]

Isomerization

Cannabis Alchemy

Isomerization Cannabis Alchemy

by D.Gold

The oil produced by alcohol extraction and purification with petroleum ether contains tetrahydrocannabinol, two other compounds closely related to THC but nonpsychoactive (cannabidiol and cannabinol), and several other compounds which contribute the taste and smell of the oil. The quality and quantity […]

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