Distillate vs. Live Resin Vapes

Due to the fact that consumers feel like it’s healthier and provides a better high, vaping marijuana products has become increasingly popular. When it comes to vaping marijuana, there are two main types of product to consider–distillate and live resin.

Distillate is an extract from the cannabis plant that concentrates a particular cannabinoid, like CBD or THC. Once a hemp plant is grown, harvested, dried, and then cured, it is extracted into an oil. The oil then goes through a distillation process to extract cannabis compounds. Typically, the purpose of distillation is to separate all of the THC out of the oil to make a potent liquid.

On the other hand, live resin vapes are made from the cannabis flower itself. At their peak growth, cannabis plants are harvested and quickly flash-frozen to keep all the terpenes and cannabinoids intact. After the freezing process takes place, the frozen marijuana flowers are extracted into a thick resin.

The biggest difference between distillate marijuana products and live resin products is the terpene content. Terpenes are responsible for the various aromas and flavors associated with making different strains of cannabis taste or smell differently from each other. The distillation process removes the terpene content after extraction, whereas creating a live resin preserves most, if not all, of the terpene content.

While terpenes are not psychoactive, like the THC cannabinoid, they play a very important part in how a marijuana product affects someone. Along with cannabinoids, terpenes help create what’s known as the entourage effect. This effect works the most effectively when there are multiple cannabinoids and terpenes working together to provide a more beneficial experience to the consumer.

The choice between a distillate or live resin marijuana product is all based on a consumer’s personal preferences. One isn’t better than the other and each provides a specific experience. Rather than choosing a marijuana product based on whether it is a distillate or live resin, consumers should consider purity and quality.

There are many marijuana manufacturers out there that don’t adhere to strict guidelines when it comes to creating their products, so it is essential for a consumer like you to shop at reputable dispensaries that include reputable manufacturers. Most marijuana manufacturers provide access to their labs tests for every single batch so consumers can make sure the cannabis product they’re interested in meets their own requirements.

If you’re interested in trying a distillate or live resin marijuana vape product, please check out our online cannabis store, or come into one of Terrasana’s Ohio dispensaries in Cleveland, Columbus, Fremont, or Springfield for personalized recommendations. If you don’t see the distillate or live resin product you’re interested in on Terrasana’s menu, please reach out to us at hello@terrasanacannabisco.com and we’ll do our best to get it in stock. We look forward to helping you!

About Terrasana

At Terrasana, our team is committed to providing cannabis education, natural marijuana treatment options, and exceptional care to Ohio’s medical marijuana patients. Our company is focused first and foremost on creating a safe and welcoming environment for our patients and offering products that are carefully curated to provide quality care. We are also proud to be the only Ohio medical cannabis company operated by a Physician and Doctor of Pharmacy, as well as the first cannabis company to open a dispensary location in Central Ohio.

Each of our Ohio dispensaries offers its own unique menu of medical marijuana products including edibles, cannabis tinctures, topicals, vapes, and more. Every Terrasana cannabis dispensary also operates under a comprehensive set of guidelines and protocols as defined by the Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program, ensuring a secure and compliant experience for all of our Ohio patients.

Terrasana helps patients along their personal healing journey by empowering them with education and providing safe access to natural medical marijuana from the good earth.

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