Decarboxylation is a process where THCA (the primary cannabinoid in scissor hash ) changes into THC that can be processed by your body. THCA by itself won’t have psychoactive effects, so eating raw scissor hash won’t get you high.
Decarboxylation of scissor hash
Here is the best way to decarboxylate scissor hash:
What is scissor hash?
Scissor hash is obtained during the marijuana trimming process. You can use a razor blade to scrape off the accumulated trichome resin from your trimmers, and then roll it in your fingers to make small balls.
When can you smoke scissor hash?
It often does contain plant material, which will make it into any edibles recipes. Some growers like to let their scissor hash cure a while similar to what you’d do with buds so that the plant content can start to break down which they feel rewards them with a smoother, less harsh smoke.
Weed edible recipes using scissor hash
If you’re looking to make weed edible recipes using scissor hash after you know how to decarb scissor hash you can make cannabutter with it.
Since scissor hash may not fully dissolve into the butter due to the small chunks of plant material it often contains, you’ll want to pick a recipe where dark specks won’t be problematic. This sediment will settle to the bottom when cooling, so it’s easy to exclude from your recipe. But since some of these chunks are small bits of undissolved scissor hash, not including them may reduce potency.
- Master Wu’s Green Dragon Tincture recipe (can be consumed right away)
- Cold extract cannabis tincture in the freezer (takes a few months to brew)
- Quick extract method (not recommended)