Most cannabis concentrates that are used for dabbing are BHO’s or butane hash oils. This includes shatter, wax, budder and others. The process for creating all of them is very similar, but with the different tweaks that give the final product its unique consistency, color, and other properties. The array of extracts might be confusing for some, and we are here to help you figure it out.
One of the varieties of cannabis wax will be the point of focus in today’s article – Sugar Wax.
Not to be confused with sugar wax used for removing hair. Although like all waxes they are similar in consistency, their purpose is completely different.
What Is Sugar Wax?
Sugar Wax is a concentrate that is very similar to shatter. It is created using the same extraction method. It also has a wide range of colors from very light yellow to almost amber. But the consistency and texture will be very different from shatter. Sugar Wax is rich and flavor and a bit easier to handle than other extracts as it is thicker. As the name suggests it will look like sugar, or more precisely wet sugar.
How to Use Cannabis Sugar Wax?
Sugar Wax is consumed the same way most concentrates are – by heating it up and inhaling the vapor, which is called dabbing.
You can purchase a sophisticated dab rig – a more complicated bong, in layman’s terms.
There is always an e-nail, an electronic apparatus which allows for more control over the process, including precise temperature settings.
One of the simpler and cheaper ways to dab would be to get a nectar collector – kind of like a pipe that you use to inhale the vapor from the heated extract, like a bee hovering over nectar filled flower.
Fans of consuming cannabis concentrates on the go, outside their house, might consider a special portable vaporizer that is suitable for concentrates. Make sure to check on that with the manufacturer, as most vaporizers are only meant for oil, and sometimes flower.
Bowl topping is also a popular option – you spice up your flower filled bowl by putting some extract on the top. But remember that you would need a torch to heat up the extract.
The best temperature for dabbing would be 315-450°F, which will ensure a smooth and pleasant experience.