Honey oil is a common moniker for a highly pure form of hash oil. The slang name of honey oil manifested for hash oil because of the cannabis concentrates’ clear amber coloration that closely resembles the natural honey created by bees. It also has a sticky-like consistency.
Hash oil is a concentrated cannabis extract that can be smoked, vaped, eaten, or rubbed onto the skin. The use of hash oil is sometimes called “dabbing” or “burning.”
Hash oil comes from cannabis plants and contains THC (delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol), the same active ingredient as other marijuana products.
But hash oil is more potent, containing up to 90 percentTrusted Source THC. By contrast, in other cannabis plant products, the average THC level is approximately 12 percentTrusted Source.
Read on to find out more about hash oil and other marijuana concentrates, including uses, benefits, and risks.
Marijuana concentrates, including hash oil, are potent extracts from cannabis plants. The products available vary in form. The table below outlines some common forms of hash oil.
|batter, budder||liquid||thick, spreadable||90 to 99 percent|
|butane hash oil (BHO), butane honey oil, honey oil||liquid||gooey||70 to 85 percent|
|honeycomb, crumble, crumble wax||solid||spongy||60 to 90 percent|
|pull-and-snap||solid||taffy-like||70 to 90 percent|
|shatter||solid||glass-like, brittle||70 to 90 percent|
|wax, earwax||liquid||thick, sticky||60 to 90 percent|
Most of the items listed above range in color from golden to amber to dark brown. They may be translucent or opaque.
Due to their potency, concentrates are often sold in small quantities, and may cost more relative to other marijuana products.