Green Stuff that comes out of short path during cbd distillation. Does anyone know what it is?

Just asking someone said maybe Delta 8?

Got pictures/video??

Ive gotten tons of crazy fractions from my SPDs. I think the blues/greens are azulene potentially.

Hopefully somone more educated can chime in, im curious myself. Although you can never really know without quantitative analysis.

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Defenatly not delta 8 sorry
But If You give a bp of the fraqtion and a vac dept at that time and your lowest vac depth of that run i can have a vetter guess
Indeed azulene seems most likely
Was iT made from outdoor biomass ?


IT be Nice If someone would make an app or calculating tool Where all boiling points at difrent vac levels were calculateble
Of cannabinoids and terps and all comon compounds before tails
Yust type vac depth and head temp and iT tels You Whats Coming
Anybody crafty with computers
I ll provide data


I am interested in how this makes a difference as it relates to distillation scientifically.
Outdoor vs indoor obviously has many differences, In my experience the same indoor strain bread for outdoor cultivation usually has higher wax content and lower potency but the terp profile is very very similar suggesting that the phytogenetics respond better to less stress and what we humans observe to be “Ideal” environmental conditions.

I think it is terpenes. How many pass did you do? If you got green stuff in your first pass, I think that would be terpenes.
I run 20L short path from Hydrion Scientific Instrument. I usually run two path, and the first path at low temperature, just get rid of ethanol terpenes. Second path at higher temperature to get your CBD distillate.

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Yes the biomass was grown outside.

Usually a green fraction happens right before THC on first pass.

Im not a programmer, but smart enough to know that would be easy and fun to do with excel, which is something I’m more than crafty with. That can be converted over to google sheets and shared here, so you can use pretty much any connected device, or make into a small stand alone program using python for offline use. I’ll actually have some free time coming up and it would be a welcome distraction.


Cool i Will start looking up the boiling temps of cannabinoids and terps see Wich i am missing and try to gets everyones attention on iT :+1:

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Some how i encounter azulene in this case the Grinch green :grinning:
A lot more on outside biomass
And strains with treyr "roots " close to the equator also often with thcv in them also
Seem to produce iT more often

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It’s a dark green not the lighter green that comes before thc

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More often than not the difference lies in what growers tend to spray on and feed plants in relation to the environment. Outdoor material is more likely to have more and or different sprays applied and sometimes less carefully prepared fertilizer. There’s also the risk of drift.

Some outdoor growers use concoctions of animal feces or decaying crustacean and fish meal, which can have loads of unidentified compounds. This can lead to lots of weird stuff being inside or on the plant, since they absorb so much of their environment.

By no means am I trying to preach against outdoor growers, I just experience so much more in the way of various horrifying smells and weird fractions/co-distillants that reduce my potency from outdoor material as opposed to indoor. Because it doesn’t happen with all outdoor material, I tend to want to blame the lack of environmental control, and perhaps certain growers.

It was the second pass

Hmmmm now this makes matters worse
Vac depth of mains ?

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Well i guess all info of the run makes sense knowing iT was 2 run
Vac depth ,temp
Way of distilling fast or slow
Size bf and cfm vac pump
Any sop inbetween runs ?

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