Live resin, liquid live resin, whole flower, what does it all mean?
If you vape or dab, then you’re keenly aware of cannabis concentrates, oils and distillates. But, what’s all this about ‘live’ you’ve been seeing in dispensaries lately? Live resin, liquid live resin (LLR), whole flower, what does it all mean? What makes them live, exactly?
First, ‘live’ refers to the cannabis flower itself being flash frozen as soon as it’s harvested. When this is done, it preserves the essential elements of the cannabis plant. After the plant is flash frozen it then undergoes a hydrocarbon extraction process (BHO). The result? A consistent full flower vaping experience that honors each plant’s unique cannabinoid and terpene profile. Complex aromas and flavors combined with elevated potency make live resin the closest you’ll come to the plant itself, all contained in a vape cartridge.
The benefits don’t end there. Because flash freezing preserves more of the plant’s essential elements, live concentrates offer a heightened experience through the ‘entourage effect’. Created by a diverse set of interactions between the body, the plant’s terpenes, and cannabinoids, this effect offers a more balanced experience than other consumption methods.
The best way to understand the difference is to try it for yourself. We’re now selling Liquid Live Resin vape cartridges from Cresco in a variety of strains. These carts rank high on aroma, flavor, and terpene profile. Cresco does not add any distillate, fillers or flavors to their carts. All you’ll find is the pure nectar of the cannabis plants they farm locally in Carpinteria, CA. They’re also single sourced and strain specific meaning you can choose the right product to fit your individual needs.
“Whole Flower” is Cresco’s shorthand way to think about Liquid Live Resin. If you’re interested in a pretty dynamic outing with cannabis, the juice is worth the squeeze.