Hashish is the sticky resin taken out from the flowers of female marijuana plants. It is regarded as the most potent form of cannabis plants because it is rich in THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) resinous substances. However, hashish is not always stronger because there are other marijuana strains that have a higher content of THC than hashish. A hash made from 100% trichomes of marijuana plant is more potent and has an intensified effect than smoking the weed. Blondie, brick, black, kaff, shish, gold stamp and bammer are some of the street names for hashish.
High quality hashish usually contains 15%-20% THC (tetrahydrocannabinol). In some cases, it is almost 10 times stronger than marijuana buds. This is because the resin glands (trichomes) are collected, dried and concentrated. Thus, a more high THC concentration is obtained. There were beliefs that hashish originated from West Asia. Many years ago, people made hashish by rubbing both their hands with marijuana buds in between to obtain the resinous substances. After long hours, resins are already produced. It is then scrape off the hand. Nowadays, there are many ways on how to produce hash. Steps are made more simple and quick.
Making hashish can be done through the following methods:
- Hand rolling technique
- Bubble bag method
- Bubble hash process
- Blender method
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These different techniques are used in creating hashish. Whichever type of method is used, hashish can surely bring benefits to people experiencing pain and to many marijuana enthusiasts. Hashish can be used with bongs/pipes, joints, hot knives and small aluminum bowl. It can also be added as an ingredient in making cookies and other foods. The effect of hashish on a person will depend on the amount of THC contained in it.
Hashish has stronger effects than smoking marijuana. Therefore, it is not advisable as use for marijuana beginners. Some may not be able to tolerate the effect. However, there are no reported cases of fatality with hashish overdose. Using it at larger amounts may cause feeling of sick. The use of hashish is beneficial in the medical industry. People experiencing pain are relieved with the use of highly potent hashish.
Hashish is a very potent form of cannabis plants because it contains a much higher THC, which is the active component of marijuana plant. However, it is found out that it becomes less potent after several weeks and months because the THC content present in it will oxidize and essential oils are starting to evaporate.