Concentrates contain high concentrations of chemicals like CBD and THC and are produced by resinous glands on the cannabis plants’ trichomes.

What is a cannabis concentrate?


Cannabis concentrates (or extracts) are a type of cannabis product that contains concentrated forms of the plant's active compounds (cannabinoids, terpenes, etc.). They are made by extracting these compounds from the plant material, producing a more potent and concentrated product.


Are medical cannabis concentrates available for prescription in the UK?


Yes, there are many cannabis-based medical concentrates available for prescription in the UK. These include oils, tinctures, and capsules. Edibles are made from cannabis concentrates, and they are also available for medical use.


Is CBD oil a cannabis concentrate?


Yes, CBD oils are considered a type of cannabis concentrate. They are made by extracting the CBD cannabinoid (along with other cannabinoids and terpenes) from the plant material and mixing it with a carrier oil for easier consumption.


What are the benefits of taking a medical cannabis concentrate over other forms of medical cannabis?


Cannabis concentrates come with a few key benefits:

  • More precise dosing
  • Fast absorption if taken sublingually or through a vaporiser
  • Discreet and convenient to administer
  • Potential for higher effectiveness due to the concentrated nature of the product


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