Cannabis Curing & Storage


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Content length: 1h 13m
  1. 01. Cannabis Curing & Storage
    5 Lessons

    Lesson contents:
    • Drying vs Curing
      In this segment, you will learn about the process differences and the end result between drying vs curing the cannabis plant. This covers drying and the removal of moisture from the plant, as well as curing and the process of controlling temperature and humidity to allow for chemical stabilization of the flower. Finally, factors behind why cured flowers have a longer shelf life and better flavor are discussed.
    • Ideal Curing Parameters
      In this segment, you will learn about the ideal curing parameters for cannabis flowers such as having the proper humidity range and ideal temperature settings. This includes using humidity and temperature measurement instruments, as well as specific techniques that allow the exchange of fresh air within the curing vessel. Finally, the pitfalls of overly dried cannabis is discussed.
    • Factors That Affect Shelf Life
      In this segment, you will learn about factors that affect the shelf life of your cannabis flower. This includes having excess temperatures that accelerate decomposition of cannabinoids and terpenes, or the continued exposure to oxygen causing the flowers to oxidize, as well as how flower structure, density, and terpene profile can impact the overall shelf life of the flower. Next, the factors of light exposure, and methods of cultivation that also affect the flowers' shelf life are discussed.
    • Cannabis Storing Solutions
      In this segment, you will learn about cannabis storing solutions such as vacuum packing or using nitrogen to remove unwanted oxygen from the storage container. Next, you will cover alternative storing solutions such as the benefits of using moisture packs to maintain ideal humidity levels within the flowers' storage vessel.
    • Introduction to Cannabis Curing and Storage
      This chapter covers the differences between curing and drying your cannabis. It explains how curing cannabis improves flavor, aroma, and potency, and discusses the ideal conditions for curing cannabis.

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