Cannabis resin Production
Hashish , Charas ,hattu or Bhang (desi Indian name)
Cannabis resin is produced from cannabis flowers with buds. Also known as Trichomes Resin glands. It is produced by different methods listed below:
Traditional Method: Hand Rubbing
Cannabis flower with buds are taken and rubbed with hands. Resin is gathered on hands and then gathered and pressed with hands.Cannabis resin is ready . Most popular in Himalayas, South West Asia , India.
Traditional Method: Sieving
Cannabis Flower Leaves are cut and then dried in the sunlight . Then tapped with a a stick. After that Sieving is done by placing the mesh cloth over the container and placing the buds upon the cloth. The buds are covered with another cloth and then tapped hard with a wooden stick using hands. The cannabis resin is gathered in the container through the mesh cloth. Then collected and pressed with hands. The cannabis resin is ready. Main production in Afghanistan , Pakistan.
Modern method: Freeze buds
Cannabis flowers with buds are taken and kept in deep freezer for sometime and then taken out. The frozen buds are transferred to a small holed container or rather a machine which rotates round and round and the cannabis resin is very smoothly separated from the buds. Then resin is taken out and pressed hard. Cannabis resin is ready.
Modern method: Cold Water
The buds are kept in a deep freezer and then taken out and transferred to a small holed mesh bag and mixed with cold water or rather dipped up and down in cold water . The buds are separated and the resin is gathered in the water container. After that it is filtered by taking two mesh bags placed inside each other. The resin water is filtered through them and the resin is separated from the water. Then collected and pressed.
Modern method: Dry Ice
Cannabis leaves are taken and kept inside the mesh bag with dry ice and then shaken well. The cannabis resin is very smoothly separated and gathered in the container. Then taken and pressed .
Cannabis has different names. It is called Hashish in middle East and North Africa.Charas in Himalayas and South West Asia. Hattu or Bhang in India.