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How Decarboxylation Can Improve Your Cannabis (and the Easiest Way to Do It)

This post is brought to you by Ardent.

There are a number of products on the market that claim to improve the potency of marijuana. But not all of these are effective and many don't produce the required results. But that's where decarboxylation comes in.

Decarboxylation is the process of converting Tetrahydrocannabinolic acid (THCA) into tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). THCA is a compound in marijuana that can be converted into THC. Unlike THC, however, THCA does not contain any psychoactive compounds, which means it doesn't really get a user high. 

But, THCA can be converted into THC through decarboxylation. To do so, you need to heat marijuana in order to remove carboxyl molecules (hence the name, decarboxylation!). This process will convert the THCA into THC, meaning suddenly the strain of marijuana in your possession will contain a much higher percentage of the psychoactive compound in cannabis. This will make the product more potent and deliver the user a more powerful high.

However, trying to use decarboxylation on your own can be an imprecise experiment. Smoking or heating marijuana on your own can actually lead to the opposite effect where you burn away THC and make your product less potent.

Luckily, that's where the NOVA Decarboxylator comes in. The NOVA Decarboxylator is a lab-tested product that efficiently heats marijuana in order to activate the most THC possible. While other methods are more imprecise and carry the risk of ruining the product, the NOVA Decarboxylator is the first product on the market that can precisely improve the potency of cannabis through this method.

In order to use the NOVA Decarboxylator, all the user has to do is place their cannabis flower into the product and hit the start button, then wait 90 to 120 minutes. The Decarboxylator then uses high-powered sensors and a precision heating cycle to ensure the marijuana is heated properly and maximizes THC activation. The device also includes a time and heat controlled countertop device that automatically shuts off to ensure you don't lose any THC.

And then you can use your marijuana flower for anything from seasonings, edibles or even topical creams. 

The NOVA Decarboxylator is made by the Boston-based biotech and medical cannabis device company Ardent. You can find out more information about Ardent on their website.

And you can purchase your very own NOVA Decarboxylator right here.


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