The solventless concentrate known as rosin has taken the dab world by storm, eclipsing once more popular solvent products like live resins and waxes. Because rosin is made with heat and pressure alone — as opposed to being exposed to chemical solvents like butane and ethanol in the extraction process — it’s perceived as more pure, carries a much heftier price tag, and is favored by the wellness-branded side of the weed world. 

The other upside to the concentrate du jour? You can make it yourself. All it takes is good weed, a little heat, and a lot of pressure. It’s so simple that you can even use a hair straightener and parchment paper with success, which I’ve done personally. 

And while it’s cool to see your regular flower turn into a gram’s worth of terpene-rich…

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