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Earlier this week I reviewed Justice Grown’s first release of an extract product. As another first for the week, this Jilly Bean Live Wax review is my first review of any PharmaCannis product as well as the first time I’ve ever tried the Jilly Bean strain in any form.
Method of Extraction: Butane
Form: Per packaging: “Live Wax” Based on the flavors exhibited, I think it's a live resin in wax form.
What is “Live Resin”?
‘Live Resin’ is a specific type of cannabis extract whereby fresh cannabis flowers (i.e., buds not yet dried and cured) are harvested at their apex of maturity, cryogenically flash frozen under very cold temperatures and then used as the extraction material in the manufacturing process of that extract. The process of manufacturing Live Resin is an effort to retain as much of the fresh terpenoids (and cannabinoids) from the cannabis and capture them in the final product to provide a more complete and intense terpene and cannabinoid experience.
Type: Sativa-Dominant Hybrid (approx. 60%/40%)
Genotype: Jilly Bean = Orange Velvet X Space Queen
Original breeder is TGA Subcool Seeds.
Purchased On: 11/10/2017
Packaged On: Not provided on packaging
Manufactured On: 10/20/2017
Net Weight: 1g
Delivery Method(s) Used: Glass dab rig w/ a quartz nail
Cannabinoids Profile: THCa 84.50%; THC 2.06%; CBDa 0%; CBD 0% (LK Pure Labs)
TIP: To learn how you can use this cannabinoids data to better your health, see the Cannabinoids Library.
Characteristics: This sample consisted of straw colored, semi-hard pieces and loose granules. Since this product was manufactured only a few weeks prior to purchase, I didn’t expect such a dry consistency.
Terpene Profile: I did not request the lab report for this extract, so I will not be providing the specific terpene levels for this product.
In its intact state, this live resin emitted very noticeable pungent citrus and mango/orange aromas. When dabbed, this live wax tasted mostly of pungent sweet mango and citrus with creamsicle notes. Now this ain't your mama's gelato strain. This Jilly Bean had it's own unique flavor profile altogether.
TIPS: Low temperature dabbing is mandatory to achieve the most flavorful experience. To learn all about terpenes, see the Terpenes Library.
Effects: This is a great day time Sativa. It’s not a pure adrenaline Durban Poison experience, but rather more like a strong Island Sweet Skunk high. Uplifting, mood elevating, makes you feel happy almost instantly. This strain is definitely one of nature’s natural anti-depressants. The high is very pleasant and potent without the need to worry about the risk of raciness or anxiousness. I really enjoyed these set of effects. Can be a little creeper, with some delayed onset, which I tend to like because that's how I roll, bi-atches.
Duration of Effects: 2-3 hours
May Help With: Helped with fatigue and mood. May also help with depression, anxiety, PTSD, mild aches and pains, appetite (and more).
I’ve never had the Jilly Bean strain before, but this extract form of it really won me over. I would love to try the flower. If this live resin had been less dry / appeared fresher, then it would have received a higher score.
Update on 06/22/18 - Rating: 5/5. I got a very fresh batch of this wax and it was outstanding in every way. Very potent, flavorful and pure. The packaging is now a nitro-sealed tin with a peel-off top.
NOTE: For details about this 1-5 Rating Scale, click here.
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Jilly Bean: Another First
Case: Jilly Bean Live Wax (extract)
File Date: 11/17/2017
Case No: 0157
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