Valencene

Valencene is a sesquiterpene, a class of terpenes that are more complex and larger than monoterpene terpenes like limonene or pinene. This terpene is just one among the over a hundred terpenes that can be found in cannabis, and it serves as a precursor to a terpenoid...

Zaza

Zaza is a term more recently popularized by social media and rap culture and refers to high quality weed. Zaza comes from the term exotic, meaning high-end or rare. Zaza comes from exotic shortened to “za-tic”, and shortened even further to “zaza”. You may...

Xanthophyll

Xanthophyll is a yellow pigment that helps cannabis plants to regulate light and heat. If a cannabis plant is lacking chlorophyll, it will develop a nutrient deficiency that is apparent when Xanthophyll shows up as a yellowing of the leaves.

Winterization

Winterization of cannabis refers to the removal of fats, lipids, waxes and other unwanted or inactive compounds which is a critical step when purifying oils such as cannabis extracts. Winterization is necessary to create a refined, higher purity of product....

Vegetative Stage

Cannabis plants go through a series of stages including: Germination (3 to 10 days) Seedling (2 to 3 weeks) Vegetative (3 to 16 weeks) Flowering (8 to 11 weeks) The vegetative stage is where your plant growth really takes off with roots and foliage rapidly developing....