About THCA Diamonds or THC acid Diamonds.
THC diamonds are crystalline structures, coined by the cannabis industry. They describe something called THCA and can be developed into extracts or isolated from the flower. THCA is known as pure tetrahyrdocannabinolic acid (THCA) crystalline that can be developed by introducing a terpene-rich solution.
One thing to note is that diamonds are all crystalline structures with pure THCA, even though it is commonly referred to as THC diamonds. Something important to be aware of is that THCA is non-intoxicating by itself. However, it becomes active THC and psychoactive once it is subjected to heat through a process known as decarboxylation.
THC diamonds are formed in a jar or container of sauce that forms at the bottom of the container as crystalline structures. If you are a cannabis enthusiast you are probably familiar with sauce carts or vape cartridges. The THC diamonds are what is leftover from the terpene-rich sauce that has been removed.
So in essence, THC diamonds are pure crystalline THCA that’s been isolated from the refined oil. They are inaccurately referred to as THC diamonds but are actually a pure crystalline THCA form or THCA diamonds.
So how do you get high from THCA diamonds then?
Well, you would vaporize the diamonds through a dab rig, e-rig, or vaporizer and that’s when the THC acid decarboxylates into active THC. This is where the THC can then bind to the receptors in your endocannabinoid system and get you high.
You may be wondering, does the appearance of the THCA diamonds effect the high? You’ll be pleased to know that the size and shape do not reflect the quality of the materials. The size and shape are influenced by several different factors during the extraction process, including:
- Chemical Impurities.
The size of the diamonds can range from large to small chunks. THCA can crystallize into multiple different forms when acted upon by different variables, like the ones listed above. Although there are factors that can affect the size and shape of the THCA diamonds, it does not necessarily indicate the purity of the diamond.