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Our products also benefit from extraction machines unique to our production facility, which again ensures the highest quality standards. As a result, we are able to have more control over the purity and grade of our CBD Oil.

There are many different techniques for extracting CBD from the hemp plant.

Although it’s easy to solely focus on the specific type of process or solvent a product uses, this doesn’t tell the whole story about your CBD. Extraction is only the beginning. While solvents are used in the extraction process, all that’s left in the end is refined CBD. More importantly, the quality of our final product is dependent on our stringent manufacturing practices and standards, as well as the significant investment in testing.

Alcohol Extraction

As Grass & Co. are committed to delivering the best quality CBD Oil to our customers, we have discovered that alcohol (IPA) is the most effective solvent to use to ensure complete consistency during the extraction process.

The most common method for extracting CBD is ‘CO2 extraction,’(supercritical carbon dioxide). This method uses a closed-loop extractor, a system for extracting essential oils for perfumes, as well as creating food additives. The hemp is placed in a chamber which is then filled with carbon dioxide. By applying pressure to the chamber, the carbon dioxide is turned to liquid, which then absorbs the hemp’s oils and flavours. The end result is a liquid consisting of both carbon dioxide and CBD. This liquid is then pumped into a final chamber where the carbon dioxide is turned into gas.

Extracting, Refining and Distilling CBD Oil From The Hemp Plant

Although this extraction process is known to be safe, efficient and with an end result that is potent, it’s important to be aware that this process isn’t always alcohol free. Material extracted with CO 2 typically needs to be further refined with an alcohol solvent to create CBD isolate or distillate.

Creating CBD isolate or distillate is not a solvent-free process, and though solvent selection is significant, it’s not the only piece that supports the extraction process. Following extraction, the CBD Oil goes through a precise, multi-stage refinement and distillation process until all that is left is the pure CBD Oil.

Cbd hemp oil production

Research is showing that CBD extract has a huge potential in the medical market. CBD’s common benefits are treating anxiety, reducing pain and inflammation, helping prevent seizures, among many others. Because it’s a natural extract, there are few, if any, side effects. The extract works with the body’s endocannabinoid system, which is the system’s method of regulating processes, like pain, mood, appetite, and memory. CBD works with the natural system rather than being an unnatural substance, so the body doesn’t try to reject it. CBD extract may be sourced from cannabis or hemp, most typically from hemp, which is naturally high in CBD. Cannabis can also be bred to have low THC levels and high CBD levels, but it’s possible that the THC will get concentrated and included in your final products.

Question:
What are the safest and the most effective ways to extract and produce CBD oil? CO2, oil, or ethanol?

Short Path Distillation

Once extracted, the mixture is combined with 200 proof alcohol and stirred vigorously until completely mixed. It’s then placed in a deep freezer overnight. In the morning, the mixture looks cloudy and is ready for filtration. One way to filter out the fats, etc. is to run it through a filter paper into an extraction jar. A common piece of equipment for this is a Buchner Funnel. Once it’s been filtered to satisfaction and the undesirable elements have been removed, it’s time to remove the alcohol. This is done using heat. The extraction is warmed and as its warmed, the alcohol evaporates since the boiling point of alcohol is lower than the oil. The removed alcohol may then be used on a different batch of crude oil.

First question: What are the safest ways to extract? When it comes to extraction, safety is an important issue and has many areas to consider. The list below represents some of the major areas that need to be addressed with the popular solvents being used in the cannabis industry today:

Tne Entourage Effect

There are many ways to extract the oil from the plant and make cbd oil. Apeks CO2 extraction systems use CO2 as a solvent to extract the oil. The solvent is considered a cleaner, purer form of extraction because there is no residue after extraction.