Extracting Flowers, Stalks, Seeds, and DNA

Cannabis Extracts and their Uses

Different parts of the cannabis plant have different uses and each part can be used for a variety of different applications, but targeting the extraction of different parts of the cannabis plant will yield extracts differing greatly in content. For example, some parts of the plant make better extracts for medicines while other parts are better for isolating DNA for genetic analysis. This panel will discuss the utility of different types of cannabis extracts as well as the differences between the various types of strains and species of cannabis.

Learning Objectives: Attendees will learn scientifically accurate names for cannabis varieties, as well as the historical and clinical uses of various extracts and preparations. This will include functional cannabis plant anatomy related to resin production. Different methods of extraction will also be discussed.


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