Mature cannabis markets are trending towards “terpier” products where taste and effect are key selling features. Products like Terp Sauce, HTFSE, Pure CDT (Cannabis Derived Terpenes), Live Resin, etc. all have one thing in common, they are all rich in extracted cannabis terpenes.
Terpene extraction is a critical component of a cannabis extraction processes that aims to preserve and extract the available spectrum of terpenoids for use in a variety of end products. Applications for CDT extracts range from inhalation extracts like vape pen oil or “dabbable” extracts, to edibles, topicals and beyond.
The audience will learn:
- The difference between a cannabis-derived terpene profile vs a non-cannabis derived terpene profile.
- Overview of cannabis terpene extraction methods (distillation, solvent extraction, mechanical).
- The importance of quality over quantity: Terpenoid profile diversity in perception and efficacy of a cannabis chemovar, AKA the "Strain effect".
- CO2 terpene extraction as a novel method for creating a viable terpene rich product.