What characteristics of marijuana do you most enjoy? Whether you love its aroma, its flavor, or its psychological effects, the chances are that what you love is derived from one tiny part of the cannabis plants: trichomes.
If you’ve never heard of trichomes before, you might be more familiar with kief, which is a collection of trichomes which have been separated from, or hash, which is kief that has been heated and pressed together.
If you love marijuana, you owe a debt of gratitude to trichomes. Let’s take a closer look at what they are and what they do.