Live Resin: Preservation of Terpenes

Over the last decade, there have been significant technological advances in the cannabis industry that have helped push the boundaries of cultivation and extraction. There are now numerous high-quality extractions available that can provide the cannabis connoisseur with a full-spectrum cannabinoid profile while keeping the original essence of the strain.

Throughout the hobby-grower community, there are many ways to extract specific cannabinoids. However, in the cannabis industry, there are three main extraction techniques used: 

  • supercritical carbon dioxide
  • hydrocarbon
  • ethanol

Throughout all methods, the raw plant material is subjected to a solvent, which removes the active cannabinoids and terpenes from the plant into a chemical solution before being purged of impurities and cooled. Post-production techniques give the extract its texture and consistency. 

Throughout this article, we will be focusing on an advance in terpene preservation and discussing live resin. This is a high-quality extract renowned for its immaculate terpene profile and full-spectrum cannabinoid content.

What is live resin?

Cannabis extractions are often named for their aesthetic appearance or…

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