You might be familiar with the words “live resin” and “live rosin.” While both of these are popular cannabis concentrates, they’re very different. What sets live rosin apart from other concentrates is the extraction process.
To break it down in simple terms, the “live” part refers to a flower or trim that was frozen right after harvest. However, you cannot compress a frozen herb into a concentrate because of the moisture content.
Live rosin derives from making a cold-process extraction instead of boiling it or using solvents like resin and other oils. This different extraction process produces different effects compared to other concentrates. Products like Binoid’s THCA Disposable Vapes – Live Rosin are praised for producing a superior vaping experience with more true-to-plant flavors and effects.
Keep reading to learn more about live rosin and a few products to experiment with.
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This particular rosin is an all-natural alternative to butane or chemical-based extracts like BHO (Butane Hash Oil). Not only does it keep most of the natural terpene flavors from the plant, but the process is also artisanal.
Most of the time, live rosin is produced in very small batches, as it takes a while to use the cold process and find high-quality flowers that can keep most of the trichomes of the product active.
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As mentioned, the extraction method for live rosin is different from hash oils or even regular rosin. It uses a unique process in which the frozen flower is made into an ice wax that allows the concentrate to dry before pressing it.
This is made without solvents by using water and ice to pull out the trichomes from the plant. Then, they let it set on top and collect it with a flat tool and allow it to cure.
However, not all hash is suitable for live rosin. To make this extract, you need what experts call a “full melt extract” because of its burning quality. In basic terms: you will need the highest quality of hash.
This is because you need a hash that melts completely like a dab of BHO would assure the quality while pressed.
But once you have it, it is filtered and then applied pressure at a low temperature to get one of the strongest and most flavorful concentrates.
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The best way to consume live rosin is by dabbing or vaping it. Binoid‘s THCA Diamonds Wax Dabs – Live Rosin are the first THCA live rosin dabs on the market.
Get your rig, torch, and tools, and take off. This potent cannabinoid paired with live rosin cannabis terpenes makes this diamond wax dab a no-brainer. This innovative sauce features premium 99% THCA distillate and live rosin cannabis terpene strains for an exceptional dabbing experience.
The mouthwatering terpene flavor alongside the Delta-9 THC-esque effects will have you on cloud 9 in no time. Each jar comes with 1500mg THCA and is best used at low temperatures for maximum results.
Get yours now and choose from the following strains:
Looking to vape your live rosin? Try it with this exceptional offering from Binoid. The brand’s half-gram THCA Disposable Vapes – Live Rosin are the first THCA live rosin disposables on the market.
These disposables feature half a gram of premium 99% THCA distillate and live rosin cannabis terpene strains for a wickedly potent and flavorful experience. And don’t fret, Binoid’s products are rigorously tested for quality, safety, purity, and potency.
It’s an excellent option for those new to live rosin since there’s only half a gram of distillate, meaning you won’t waste much in the event you don’t like it. On the other hand, connoisseurs and those with higher tolerances will adore this small yet mighty disposable vape.
Available in Sour Pebbles (Sativa) and Unicorn Berry (Hybrid) strains, Binoid‘s THCA Disposables – Live Rosin offers a powerful buzz in one sleek device.
Here’s another industry first. This is the first one-gram THCA live rosin disposable vape on the market.
Binoid‘s 1G THCA Disposable Vapes – Live Rosin contain premium 99% THCA distillate and live rosin cannabis terpene strains for an outstanding vaping experience. It’s a perfect level-up from half-gram vapes, bringing you one gram of premium and flavorful distillate with effects similar to Delta-9 THC.
These vapes are available in Sour Pebbles (Sativa) and Unicorn Berry (Hybrid), featuring unique terpene flavors that dance on the tongue as the smooth THCA vapor travels down the throat. If you’re looking for a convenient and potent way to experiment with live rosin, these disposables are your best bet.
Now available at Element Vape, the KYNN Live Rosin Gummies come packed with 350mg of total cannabinoids. But which compounds are present in these potent treats?
A wicked blend of Delta-9 THC, THC-P, HHC, and THC-A. Even better, each gummy contains a generous dose of 87.5mg of this unique cannabinoid blend.
More specifically, the cannabinoids vary depending on flavor. Here’s a breakdown:
Because these gummies are high strength, it’s advised to start low and go slow, starting with half a gummy to set a base tolerance.
Vegan, third-party lab tested, and legal per the 2018 Farm Bill, the KYNN Live Rosin Gummies at Element Vape are an excellent choice for connoisseurs. Get yours now and embrace the buzz.
You’ve never tried live rosin like this before. For one thing, Consider It Flowers takes immense pride in this full-melt solventless concentrate.
That’s because it’s made by extracting cannabinoids and terpenes from fresh uncured high THCA flower using ice water and agitation. There are absolutely no solvents or chemicals involved in the process. This is as natural as concentrates get. Secondly, it weighs in at a stunning 96% THCA, perfect for connoisseurs looking for a heavy hitter.
Expect deep physical and mental relaxation after a hit of this special sauce, dancing on the tongue with notes of vanilla and sour berries. The Mendo Berries strain is a powerful Indica with potent psychoactive effects that’ll make you snuggle with a warm blanket in front of a good movie. Get yours now and experience the best of live rosin.
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Live rosin’s delicious flavor is a result of many factors.
First, it’s made with a “live” flower, which means it has most of its terpenes and cannabinoids intact instead of dry herbs.
Also, the cold process and pressing help it contain all the different flavors and makes it even stronger from other extracts, giving a more natural experience.
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Even though extracts all have different pros and cons, rosin stands out from hash oil and other concentrates because it’s made with no solvents or chemicals (butane).
While this can help with a broader range of consistencies, potencies or to enhance a specific flavor, kief and rosin tend to have a more natural-like experience when consumed.
In the end, it’s a matter of what you want to experience. With live rosin, you get something closer to flower but with higher THC and CBD content and other extracts made with butane, enhancing terpene flavors and cannabinoid content while diluting.
Regular rosin is made by using high heat and pressure on fresh buds to release the trichome-full resin from the plant.
On the other hand, live rosin uses frozen freshly harvested herb in a cold process to make a “full-melt” wax first, and then it is processed to create a premium extract.
As a quick rundown, rosin uses heat and dry herbs to create the extract, while live rosin uses cold and “live” herbs.
The main difference between these two is adding a hydrocarbon solvent during the process.
Live resin uses the same frozen flower as live rosin but adds a propane-butane mix to pull terpenes and cannabinoids from the biomass in the extraction process.
The solvents are removed before the resin consumption, but rosin is the way to go if you want something closer to a natural experience.
Shatter is a type of BHO, so it’s a butane-based extract. Another big difference is how it looks.
While rosin and live rosin are gooey-like substances, shatter gets its name from the glass-like pieces.
This extract tends to be more flavorful than other BHO extracts, but it is still less potent than resin or rosin.
Wax is another type of butane-based cannabis extract. While it is pretty similar in flavor to shatter and other extracts, it is agitated in the process to make it smooth and whipped into a budder.
As with rosin, wax melts faster while dabbing or vaping, but it’s not as potent as the live version.
The main difference between rosin and distillate is the process and product you get.
Distillate primarily refers to cannabis-concentrated oil extracted by a vaporization process that decarboxylates the plant.
This also means that you can get pure THC, CBD, or other cannabinoids, while with rosin, you get high in THC and CBD products in a full spectrum variety.