For the past two years, many businesses have been using our all-in-one NanoStabilizer® to convert their cannabis extracts and other hydrophobic bio-actives into water-compatible, stable, translucent nanoemulsions. Most commonly, the conversion is done in order to enhance the bioavailability and accelerate the onset of action of cannabinoids and to infuse beverages without making them cloudy. Designed to work with Industrial Sonomechanics ultrasonic liquid processors, NanoStabilizer® requires no formulation development experience and is compatible with a wide range of bio-actives, including most types of cannabis extracts and isolates, pharmaceutical ingredients, vitamins, essential oils, terpenes, etc. In this post, I provide answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about this popular product.
We are happy to announce that the recording of Dr. Alexey Peshkovsky's 2019 Cannabis Drinks Expo keynote presentation is now ready. In his talk, entitled "Water-compatible cannabis extract nanoemulsions: benefits, formulation development and production methodology", ISM President & Chief Scientific Officer covered several topics critical to the cannabis-infused beverage industry.
One of the primary concerns when formulating oil-in-water (O/W) nanoemulsions is the stability of the finished product. Destabilization of an O/W nanoemulsion can occur due to several physical, chemical or biological processes that deteriorate its quality over time. Understanding and avoiding these processes is paramount to ensuring that products based on cannabis extract nanoemulsions (a.k.a. "water-soluble" CBD and THC) have a long and predictable shelf-life. In this post, common nanoemulsion destabilization pathways will be described, along with the most effective strategies to avoid them.
We are happy to announce that Industrial Sonomechanics (ISM) will participate in the 2019 USA CBD Expo in Miami Beach, FL. The event will take place on August 2nd - 4th, 2019, at the Miami Beach Convention Center. At the Expo, ISM's President and Chief Scientific Officer, Dr. Alexey Peshkovsky, will give a talk on how to design and manufacture translucent, permanently stable, fully water-compatible cannabinoid nanoemulsions (aka. water-soluble CBD or THC), which are efficiently absorbed by the body via many convenient administration routes (e.g., as beverages, edibles and topicals).
Last October, Dr. Alexey Peshkovsky, President & Chief Scientific Officer of Industrial Sonomechanics, presented a talk entitled Why and How to Make Cannabis Extracts "Water-Soluble" at Marijuana for Medical Professionals conference in Denver, Colorado. A variety of topics were covered, including the development, manufacture and administration methods of translucent cannabis extract nanoemulsions, also known as water-soluble CBD and THC.
We are happy to announce that Industrial Sonomechanics (ISM) will participate in the 2019 MJBizConNEXT in New Orleans, LA. The conference will take place on June12th - 14th, 2019, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. If you are interested in making cannabis oil nanoemulsions, also known as water-soluble CBD or THC, please come by and see our ultrasonic equipment and NanoStabilizer™ at booth #634!
Sterile filtration is an important post-processing step of ultrasonic nano-emulsification - a process that converts cannabis extracts and/or other hydrophobic bioactives into a water-compatible form. In this article, I will summarize the steps of the nano-emulsification process carried out with BHUT-based ultrasonic equipment and NanoStabilizer®, list the main advantages of the resulting water-compatible nanoemulsions, and explain why sterile filtration is always necessary at the end. Answers to several FAQs will also be provided.
We are excited to announce that ISM will participate in 2018 Marijuana for Medical Professionals conference in Denver, CO, taking place on October 14 - 16, 2018, at the Marriott Hotel Denver Tech Center.
At the conference, ISM President and Chief Scientific Officer, Dr. Alexey Peshkovsky, will be giving a talk, entitled "How and Why to Make Cannabis "Water-Soluble"."
If you are interested in learning about translucent, water-compatible nanoemulsions of cannabis extracts that can be infused into beverages, edibles and topicals, resulting in enhanced bioavailability and shortened onset of therapeutic action, please come see Dr. Peshkovsky's presentation!