With all the chatter and hype around the global move towards legalization, it’s hard to go a single day without coming across something cannabis related. From new ways to enjoy your favorite strains, to breakthroughs in medical research touting the potential benefits of this recreational and medicinal plant. Freezable Bongs
And when it comes to cannabis, concentrates are at the forefront of this discussion, driven by popular demand, this form of cannabis is both potent and exhilarating. And if you’re looking to try out concentrates, dabbing is one of the best ways to do so.
Concentrates, as the name so clearly suggests, are concentrated versions of your favorite herb, making them a powerful way to enjoy your ganja, with only a small dose being needed to experience potent psychoactive effects.
But, unlike your dry herbs (which can be either smoked or vaporized) concentrates require a special approach called dabbing.
You’ll need special accessories, as well as some basic knowledge of what each type of accessory can do. Below we’ve compiled a run-down of all things dabbing, including how to choose the right dabbing rig for your needs.
But First, What are Dabs?
Simply put, dabs are concentrated doses of cannabis. These doses are created by utilizing a solvent (often butane or carbon dioxide) to extract the actives of the plant into a concentrated form.
Once the CBD, TCH and other cannabinoids have been effectively extracted, the result is a sticky oily mixture commonly referred to as any of the following depending on the exact method of extraction, and the consistency:
- Butane Hash Oil (BHO)
- And others…