Since 2015, Cali-Born Dreams has remained steadfast in its research and due diligence to manufacture its products with leading-edge technology and to the highest of standards. We purchase our isolates from trusted, USDA Certified, organic farms. Our manufacturing process is through a GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) facility. Our terpenes are OU Kosher certified and organic.
With the flood of CBD products on the market and the inundation of mixed information, it is important to know just where your products come from. There is a lot that goes on between seed to sale. Extraction is a critical aspect of producing CBD.
There are a variety of extraction techniques that are used to separate the components of cannabis and remove them from the plant. These varying methods are used to divide the cannabis plant material into extracts that contain different chemicals. Cannabis contains at least 113 cannabinoids, including cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). The most common extraction practice to effectively extract CBD from hemp is to use ethanol, isopropanol, alkanes, CO2, or water, either separately or as a mixture.
The most common technique for extracting CBD from hemp plants is when solvents are mixed with the biomass, which efficiently helps extract the cannabinoids from the plant material. It also helps purify the solution beyond the crude oil state. The solvent ultimately evaporates, leaving behind only CBD oil.
Instead of using alcohol (a solvent), the CO2 (supercritical carbon dioxide) extraction method removes cannabis components from the plant with carbon dioxide. Even though CO2 extraction is a safe, efficient process and produces a potent extract, it is important to note, the process isn’t always alcohol free. Material extracted with CO2 is typically further refined with an alcohol solvent to create CBD isolate or distillate.
Using butane as the extraction solvent creates what is known as butane hash oil. To do this, the process starts with cannabis and liquid butane in a pressurized and heated system. By using evaporation under a vacuum, it is then possible to remove the butane solvent. The vacuum turns the butane from liquid to a vapor, making the solvent easier to remove.
Several common forms of cannabis extraction rely on a solvent, such as alcohol, which is the method Cali-Born Dreams utilizes. Extracting with alcohol In brief, the cannabis soaks in alcohol, the plant material is then removed, the liquid filtered, and the alcohol is removed with some form of evaporation. One of the biggest challenges is the inherent polarity of solvents like ethanol—meaning it has a propensity to mix with water and dissolve molecules like chlorophyll. Removing Chlorophyll from the extract is important as it produces an undesirable, bitter flavor. IPA Extraction
Cali-Born Dreams always encourages you to educate yourself on how the products you use are manufactured. Make sure the manufacturing facility is GMP Certified (Good Manufacturing Practices). Ask if it is ISO 9001 Certified, which is the international standard for a Quality Management System QMS. This standard is used
by organizations to demonstrate their ability to consistently provide products and services that meet customer and regulatory requirements and to demonstrate continuous improvement. Solvent Quality. Do they test every batch of product before release?
For years, Cali-Born Dreams has ensured its products are stringently tested at less than limit quantification, or at non-detectable levels of residual solvents. We always supply our customers with up to date COAs (Certificate of Analysis), to bring you further comfort in your choice of CBD product COA. Cali-Born Dreams will continue to supply you with the most refined, superior quality product available.
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