How to Make a Rosin

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If you don’t how to make rosin, then buckle up your seat and we’ll take your cannabis palates to a whole new level. Rosin is a solvent-less concentrate, which means there are no infusions with strong chemicals. It is one of the innovative ways on how to enjoy and consume cannabis differently.

One great thing about Rosin is it doesn’t need harsh chemicals to make one. Also, making rosin is quite easy and simple to do, you can even do it in your home. in this article, we’ll talk about rosin and how to make rosin.

Before we start the procedure on how to make rosin, it is important to first know what is rosin.

What is Rosin?

It is important to know what is rosin before making one so that you’ll know what you are getting from it. Rosin is a cannabis concentrate that doesn’t require any solvents, which means they are safe and highly-recommended especially for beginners.

Since Rosin is solvent-less and a lot safer to use than other cannabis concentrates that requires harmful chemicals. Rosin is also a versatile product that you can easily incorporate into your Marijuana consuming routine. Rosin is preferred by most cannabis users not looking to deal with man-made residual chemicals when making concentrates.

If you want to make Rosin, there are two known methods on how to make rosin. The dedicated-Rosin press for people with a big budget, the other one is for low-budget makes that use the hair-iron method. Regardless of which you choose, both are good when making rosins.

Important Information to know Before making Rosin

Making rosin is weed-intensive. Meaning, you’ll need lots and lots of weeds to make one. If you’re lucky enough to have a dedicated-rosin press, then you’ll have a higher yield of making rosin. It also depends on the strain you are going to choose, certain strains produce more rosin than the other. I just hope that your chosen strain will help you gather more yield.

Making Rosins deals with high levels of heat. Be extra careful when dealing with heat and flame, you don’t want to burn your product or yourself regardless of which method you choose.

It may take some time before you get accustomed to it. It may take a while before you get high yields when you are just a beginner. But the general steps below will be more than enough to get through the process.

How to Make Rosin with a dedicated Rosin Press

Making Rosin with a rosin press is quite easy and simple and will give you more yields in the process. However, it is quite expensive as you may need a rosin press to do it efficiently. Rosin press is quite expensive and many people may not afford this type of method.

What you’ll need:

  • Rosin Press
  • Parchment Paper
  • Wax Collecting Tool
  • 25-micron press bags
  • Cannabis flowers
  • Pollen press

Instructions:

  1. Turn your Rosin press on, although it may take some time to get a good grasp on the temperature, the best way to start heat is 220°F. Then adjust it according to your liking.
  2. Grind your cannabis flowers while your Rosin press heats up. Make sure it hits about 1 to 1.5 grams. If you don’t want to waste resin, you can just use the whole nugs.
  3. By using your pollen press, turn your weed into a thin-sized disk
  4. Use your parchment paper and form it like an envelope
  5. After the parchment paper is formed like an envelope, place your weed at the back of it. for people using Hash, use the 25-micron bag first before placing the weed to avoid absorbing too much resin. However, please do note that using the micron bag will absorb little amounts of rosin.
  6. By this time, your heat-press is heated to the desired temperature.
  7. Now place your weed that is inside the enveloped-like parchment paper and onto the rosin-press and slowly close the plates.
  8. Leave the weed disk in-between the rosin-press plates for about a minute or minute and a half.
  9. Open the rosin-press plates after 60 to 90 seconds, be sure not to burn yourself. Get the envelope. You can use hand gloves if you want to avoid burning your hands.
  10. Gently open the envelope, notice that there are sticky substances around your weed. that’s it! that’s your homemade rosin!
  11. Let the rosin cool down in the parchment paper. It may take a while before it cools down.
  12. With the use of a scraping tool like a spatula, slowly collect your rosin.

Note: If you want more rosin, place your weed again onto the heat press and redo the instructions above.

Making Rosin with a Hair Straightener

This method is used by most people with no budget. It’s quite easy to do and materials aren’t hard to find. You can easily find a hair-straightener in your mother’s closet or girlfriend’s vanity kit.

Although this type of method is quite cheap, the product itself isn’t quite as good as you would’ve hoped for when compared to the rosin-press made. Also, you can’t adjust the temperature according to your liking, leaves something to be desired when trying this type of method.

What you’ll need:

  • Hair-straightener.
  • 1 gram of weed.
  • Parchment paper
  • Gloves
  • Pollen Press(if needed)
  • Wax collecting tools or scraping tools
  • 25-micron bags

The same method is used when doing the rosin-press based method. however, we are only using the hair-straightener and not the actual rosin-press.

Instructions:

  1. Get your cannabis leaves and grind it. be sure not to grind it until it turns powdery. While doing so, turn on your hair-straightener to achieve the desired heat.
  2. Grind your cannabis flowers while your Rosin press heats up. Make sure it hits about 1 to 1.5 grams. If you don’t want to waste resin, you can just use the whole nugs.
  3. By using your pollen press, turn your weed into a thin-sized disk
  4. Use your parchment paper and form it like an envelope
  5. After the parchment paper is formed like an envelope, place your weed at the back of it. for people using Hash, use the 25-micron bag first before placing the weed to avoid absorbing too much resin. However, please do note that using the micron bag will absorb little amounts of rosin.
  6. By this time, your hair-straightener plates are heated to the desired temperature.
  7. Now place your weed that is inside the enveloped-like parchment paper and onto the hair-straightener plates and slowly close the hair-straightener plates.
  8. Leave the weed disk in-between the hair-straightener plates for 15 to 20 seconds and firmly push it in between.
  9. Press firmly every 3 to 5 seconds. Be sure to wear your gloves to avoid burning. When pressing down, you could hear your weed sizzles in between the hair-straightener plates, press down even more!
  10. Gently open the envelope, notice that there are sticky substances around your weed. that’s it! that’s your homemade rosin!
  11. Let the rosin cool down in the parchment paper. It may take a while before it cools down.
  12. With the use of a scraping tool like a spatula, slowly collect your rosin.
  13. If you want more, put your weed again onto the hair-straightener plates.

How to Use Rosin?

Rosins are primarily used as “toppers”. You put them on top of the buds to make it stronger and more intense when smoked. It can also be used as a dab. It can only be used as a dab if you have a dab rig or vaporizer.

Conclusion

Rosin is another way for smokers to enjoy cannabis. They are quite addicting and the taste doesn’t get affected that much because it doesn’t use any solvents. Plus, what’s good about this product is it’s easy to do and can be done in your home. Not only can you save money but it also enhances your cooking skills when trying to make one. Overall, it is important to know how to make rosin to achieve a desirable outcome.

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