Daily Archives: May 14, 2019

Solvent extraction bath of hemp flower

A Critical Look at Solvent Extraction vs. Supercritical Fluid Extraction

Cannabis contains hundreds of compounds, cannabinoids, terpenes, and other fats and lipids. These compounds are extracted by using one form of either chemical separation or physical separation of the cannabinoids and terpenes from the rest of the plant biomass. These techniques can range from using heat and pressure to using solvents like ethanol and butanol