What are Marijuana Concentrates or THC Concentrates?
A marijuana concentrate is a highly potent THC concentrated mass that is most similar in appearance to either honey or butter, which is why it is referred to or known on the street as “honey oil” or “budder.”
What Does it Look Like?
Marijuana concentrates are similar in appearance to honey or butter and are either brown or gold in color. The different forms include: hash or honey oil (a goey substance), wax or butter (soft, lip balm-like substance), and shatter (a hard, solid substance). (See photo gallery at the bottom of the article)
What are the Street Names?
710 (the word “OIL” flipped and spelled backwards), wax, ear wax, honey oil, budder, butane hash oil, butane honey oil (BHO), shatter, dabs (dabbing), black glass, and errl..
How is it Used?
It's used a few ways:
- Infusing marijuana concentrates in various food or drink products
- Smoking remains the most popular form of ingestion by use of water or oil pipes or heated in a glass bong.
- Electronic cigarettes (also known as e-cigarettes) or vaporizers. Many users of marijuana concentrates prefer the e-cigarette/vaporizer because it’s smokeless, odorless, and easy to hide or conceal. The user takes a small amount of marijuana concentrate, referred to as a “dab,” then heats the substance using the e-cigarette/vaporizer producing vapors that ensures an instant “high” effect upon the user. Using an e-cigarette/vaporizer to ingest marijuana concentrates is commonly referred to as “dabbing” or “vaping.