If you are new to vaping you may want to know about all your possibilities, right? You already had a hint of how to vaporize weed and now let’s deep into how to vaporize rosin!
What is rosin?
According to Wikipedia Rosin, also called colophony or Greek pitch, is a solid form of resin obtained from pines and some other plants, mostly conifers, produced by heating fresh liquid resin to vaporize the volatile liquid terpene components. It is semi-transparent and varies in color from yellow to black.
High-quality rosin is when different processes are used to collect trichomes and then applying pressure. This process has been used for many years but only recently the process is being refined into products that are clean and dabbable.
Why is rosin so popular?
It is because of its versatility. It can be made of flowers, kief, and bubble hash that is dried or freshly frozen.
How to use rosin?
Because rosin is so versatile it can be used in many different ways. Here are some of the ways you can use it:
1. Dab it
By doing this you are bringing out the terpenes and you can enjoy the countless flavors and aromas of each strain. Looking for that extra flavor, then dabbing is the way to go.
2. Vaping it
If you have a vaporizer that can take cannabis concentrates, you can load the rosin and enjoy it by vaping it.
3. Rolling it
You can crush the rosin up and roll in into a joint, blunt, or a spliff whatever your heart or taste buds desire. To avoid getting into a sticky situation first let it dry out.
4. Add it to your bowl
Not in the mood for rolling a joint. You can also sprinkle some rosin over your bowl. Place onto the ground bud in your bowl and then light it up. Just keep in mind by adding this to your bowl you are making it much more potent.
5. You can even bake it
Yes, you read that right, you can bake the rosin into an edible. If you want to have a strong potency, consider decarboxylate it before throwing it in and you will maximize the potency.
If you want to make sure that you are purchasing the best rosin, you need to look at the following:
Clean, light amber in color
Do not purchase if the rosin is green, because this is a sign that plant matter is present. If the rosin is darker in color it can mean that it is older starting material but does not necessarily mean that it is of poor quality. By using your nose, you can determine if it will be great to dab. If it smells bad do not make the purchase.
If it is of quality, it should smell like the flower it came from. If it has a hay-ish smell do not purchase it.
No plant matter present
When see plant matter do not purchase it. It will look like small hairs. The shatter and sap forms of the rosin should be translucent and clear. The wax and budder forms should be tan or amber-colored.
By using these traits, you will get the best quality rosin out there. If you are looking for something versatile rosin is your answer. Choose your way of using it and get on your magical journey.