Fortifying Cannabis Products via Terpene Aromatherapy

Maximizing Consumer Experience via Olfactory Stimulation Long considered “whack science,” aromatherapy has transitioned from the calming rooms of spa’s and into the homes (and offices) of those wishing to maximize its healing potential. While the notion of healing scents is nothing new, the integration into mainstream acceptance is still within its infancy. The concept is…

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Strengthening Cannabinoid Modulation With Terpenes

How Terpenoids Boost Cannabinoid Efficiency You’d be hard-pressed to walk into any dispensary without being bombarded by flashy product advertising proclaiming the power of terpenes. Such claims suggest the flavor and aroma of their product is “enhanced” while others suggest their use of additional terpenes boosts its therapeutic value. As with many elements of advertising,…

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How to Maintain Lab Homogenizer Shaft Bearings

As with mechanical components in top-tier watches, finely tuned engines and similar precision equipment, lab homogenizer shaft bearings require careful attention and “TLC” if researchers rely on these mixing, blending and dispersing tools when developing new or improved processes across a broad spectrum of food, drug and industrial product manufacturing. Maintaining lab homogenizer shaft bearings…

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The Value of Whole Plant Terpenes in Cannabis Extracts

Why Fortifying With Cannabis-Based Terpenes is Essential Throughout recent years, the introduction of cannabis concentrations has flooded the market. With excitement and an eagerness to explore new methodologies of cannabis consumption, processors and consumers began diving into the realm of dabbing and concentrates. And why not? Boasting extremely high THC concentrations, such products seem as…

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The Entourage Effect – Its Role in Cannabis Extracts

How All Cannabinoids Work Together for Heightened User Experiences Dispensaries across the country are hosting quite the interesting trend: distillate. Cultivated out of a desire to experience a level of purity from CB-1 receptor site activation, distillates are just that, concentrated THC. On the surface, it seems distillates are the go-to source for those wishing…

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Small Sample Emulsifying with a Lab Homogenizer

How to Emulsify Small Samples With a Lab Homogenizer The old saying “oil and water don’t mix” does not hold true all the time.  While it is true that oil and vinegar in the salad dressing cruet will separate on standing, homogenized milk holds the cream in suspension on the supermarket shelf and in your…

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How Laboratory Homogenizers Support Medical Research

A visit to laboratories devoted to the development of new pharmaceuticals and pharmaceutical processing procedures gives an appreciation for the vast array of R&D equipment employed in new drug development. Among new drug development devices employed are sure to be found laboratory homogenizers  Lab homogenizers are the versatile benchtop tools that perform a wide variety…

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How to Operate a Laboratory Homogenizer

Operating a laboratory homogenizer may at first glance appear to be a relatively simple exercise.  What could be simpler?  Plug it in and start the mixing operation.  But hold on for a moment.  You have a relatively costly instrument in your hand that is designed to accomplish a variety of mixing, stirring, emulsifying and dispersing…

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Homogenizer Generator Specification Tips

These homogenizer generator specification tips are presented to help you make the right decision based on your particular requirements.  Homogenizer generators, also called generator probes, come in the variety of sizes and configurations necessary to accomplish laboratory and pilot plant tasks such as cell disruption, emulsifying, dispersion, dissolving and mixing.  As with any laboratory function…

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The Effects of THCA and CBDA on The Human Endocannabinoid System

The use of cannabis for medicinal purposes dates back thousands of years and spans a plethora of cultures. Its function as a medicine to treat both physical and mental ailments remained a mystery up until the 20th Century when scientific methodologies gave us the first glimpse into what we now understand as cannabinoids. Soon after…

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