Essential Cannabis Extraction Principles


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Content length: 30m
  1. 01. Essential Cannabis Extraction Principles
    6 Lessons

    Lesson contents:
    • Intro to Essential Cannabis Extraction Principles
      An introduction to essential cannabis extraction principles.
    • Three Main Types of Trichomes
      In this video segment, Dr. MacKay describes the three main types of trichomes in the cannabis plant. He begins with bulbous trichomes as the smallest of the three types being found across the base of the plant. Next, you will learn about capitate-sessile trichomes as the next largest group, and why they are significantly more abundant. Finally, capitate-stalked trichomes are formed after the flowering stage, and most commonly found in the buds and leaves of cannabis plants.
    • Maximizing Separation in Order to Scale
      In this video segment, Dr. MacKay describes the process of maximizing separation in order to scale. Next, the process of using both C02 and ethanol to maximize separation in order to scale during the cannabis extraction process is discussed.
    • Scaling from Analytical to Bulk
      In this video segment, Dr. MacKay describes the process of scaling from analytical to bulk, as well as the study of the contribution of SFF parameters including preparation of feedstock, extractor conditions, and separator conditions. Finally, the design of experiment and conditions including pressure, temperature, solvent, and superficial velocity is discussed.
    • Applying the Design of the Experiment
      In this video segment, Dr. MacKay describes applying the design of the experiment, and the generalized extraction process inside a vessel. Next, he examines the factor of speed and cycle time of the concentration process, as well as the factor of scale and the ability to start small and grow the entire concentration process. Finally, the factor of selectivity and influencing the order of elution in the entire concentration process is discussed.
    • Examples of Applying the Design of the Experiment
      In this video segment, Dr. MacKay describes examples of applying the design of the experiment. Next, he examines decarboxylation at different temperatures, the solubility of four cannabinoids in supercritical CO2, experimental design, and maximizing cannabis extraction using the B.E.S.T. concentration process for natural products.

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