Cannabis extracts are more popular than ever. Check out the dispensary trends of the past few years and you’ll see that there are a lot of people moving from flower to an extract of some kind, usually hash, oil, or edible infusions like THC or CBD butter.
While infusions and other extracts from the dispensary are created in a processing facility, you can do your own extractions at home. Sound crazy? Far from it. Imagine the satisfaction of enjoying your own extractions, you’ll be the envy of your friends, not to mention you’ll be able to enjoy your extracts without the hassle (and prices) of a dispensary.
But what do you need to start doing your own extractions? You will need some equipment. Fortunately we’re here with some recommendations no matter what your price point.
Quick look at our favorite pieces of extraction equipment You can use at home
Best Budget Extractor: T Handle Pollen Press Tool by Herb Master
Best Mid-priced Extractor: ONGROK Butter Maker, Extractor and Automatic Oil Maker (Oil, Tincture, Butter)
Best High-End Extractor: Dulytek DHP7 Hydraulic Heat Press Machine, 7 Ton Pressing Force
Best Butter Machine: Magical Butter Machine
Best Hash Machine: BUBBLEBAGDUDE Bubble Bag Machine – 5 Gallon Portable Herbal Extractor
Editorial Note: Our recommendations are based on positive customer reviews. Growers Network is not paid to recommend any particular brand or product.
The T Handle Pollen Press by Herb Master is our pick for best budget extractor. It’s not a complicated tool and if you like hash, you’ll like this easy to use press. Just collect your pollen or kief and press away!
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Best Mid-Priced Extractor: ONGROK Butter Maker, Extractor and Automatic Oil Maker (Oil, Tincture, Butter)
The Onorok Botanical Infuser is our pick for best mid-priced extractor. Turn your herb into oil in as little as an hour!
This kit allows you to extract your herb to create butter for homemade edibles, tincture drops, and topicals. Includes the following to get you infusing quickly: cook book, silicone gloves, and 2 nylon filter bags.
Bonus: This product is safety certified for home use!
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Need a little more oomph out of your press? The Dulytek DHP7 Hydraulic Heat Press Machine has 7000 lbs of force. Able to handle of to 20 grams of herb, this press comes fully assembled and ready to use.
Features include reinforced frame, 2-channel temperature control, removable hydraulic jack, and free starter kit!
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If you know about home extraction you’ve probably heard of the Magic Butter machine. This one earns great ratings from users and gets high marks for quality at a reasonable price. Automated modes for easy use and several self-cleaning modes too.
This kit comes with everything you need to create butter, tinctures, oils, creams & topicals, salad dressings and more! Comes with a micron filter, cookbook, and a Magical Glove oven mitt!
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This hash machine kit is one of the best around. The 5-gallon, 8 bag system from BubbleBagDude scores high marks for usability and durability.
Quality German manufacturing tells you this kit is for real!
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