What is a Trichome

By: Laine Hammer & Cyrus Sepahbodi

So, what’s a trichome?

Trichomes are the fruit of the cannabis flower – tiny, crystal-like hairs on the cannabis plant and flowers. Trichomes produce some amazing aromas and vital healing properties because that’s where the plant’s cannabinoids and terpenes are concentrated. If you’ve looked at a cannabis flower from afar you’ve probably noticed that faint blanket of white dust that is covering the buds—those are the trichomes! When put under a microscope, it isn’t dust at all but in fact fine hairs of resin filled with cannabinoids and terpenes. The true magic behind the plant lives right on its surface