Why Ethanol Works So Well For Cannabis Extraction

This article is sponsored by Capna Labs. Capna Labs is an industry-leading extraction laboratory and research facility based in Southern California. Capna Labs’ mission is to set the standards of safety and quality within the cannabis extract industry.

As the cannabis industryhas mushroomed over the past few years, the share of the market attributed to cannabis extracts has burgeoned even faster. So far, two types of cannabis extracts,butane extracts and supercritical CO2 extracts, have accounted for the production of a vast majority of concentrates available on the market. Yet a third solvent, ethanol, has been gaining on butane and supercritical CO2 as a solvent of choice for producers manufacturing high-quality cannabis extracts. Here’s why some believe that ethanol is the overall best solvent for cannabis extraction. Ethanol, Butane, or Supercritical CO2: Which is Best for Cannabis Extraction?

No solvent is perfect for cannabis extraction in every way. Butane, the most common...



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