Shatter is the product of a butane hash oil extraction. It’s achieved through skillful purging of the butane and cannabis solution, often employing the use of a vacuum. The product is a clear, often yellow or orange hue. It may be malleable, almost like taffy, or very brittle and easily breakable. Shatter is an extremely potent concentrate. It’s THC content stretches up to 90%, therefore, shatter is a popular remedy for chronic pain and other intractable symptoms.
The benefits of cannabis extracts and concentrates (such as shatters and waxes) have been well documented for a number of ailments. Concentrate vaporizers, which are hand-held devices used to inhale the vapors of concentrates, are well on their way to becoming a must have accessory for medical marijuana patients and the adult-use market alike.