Extract, Chlorophyll & Winterization

Stage 4. Primary extraction of the dried and milled Cannabis plant material. The dried and milled plant material will be extracted with the solvent of choice (e.g. ethanol) to generate a liquid extract of the Cannabis plant. This crude extract will contain the cannabinoids, the terpenes and the waxes (along with chlorophyll and other chemicals). […]

Breed cannabis , Grow Cannabis & Dry Cannabis

breed cannabis, growing cannabis , drying cannabis

Breed Cannabis– Breeding cannabis plants with the desired composition. Grow Cannabis- Growing cannabis plants under optimal conditions. Harvest/ Drying Cannabis: Drying cannabis plants when the level of cannabinoids and terpenes are optimal (maximal). Stage 1. Selection and development of the appropriate plant cultivar. The most appropriate cannabis cultivar will be grown under desired conditions. For CBD isolation […]

Australia’s Cannabis Market

Australia Cannabis Market

Medical Marijuana in Australia The legalization of medical cannabis came into effect in Australia on the 30th of October 2016. Since 2016 Australia has approved medicinal marijuana in Australia to provide relief for those suffering from six types of chronic illnesses. The Office of Drug Control ODC is the overarching regulator of the industry. Illnesses […]

Extraction and purification of cannabinoids for the Medical Cannabis industry

Before developing the methods to extract cannabinoids from cannabis plant material, there are a number of steps that will need to be understood and implemented. Plant material with the desired chemical characteristics (e.g. the most appropriate cannabinoid profile) will need to be chosen. This may involve the selective breeding of premium plants or the purchase […]

Preparative Separation by SFC

Preparative SFC

Preparative Separation Typically medicinal cannabis production involves an initial extraction from the flower bud material using Supercritical Fluid Extraction (SFE), solvent extraction or similar technique to produce a concentrate of terpenes and cannabinoids. The basic SFC system comprises a high-pressure liquid CO2 pump, co-solvent pump (for gradient work), separation column, typically a cellulose column with […]