A high absorption desiccant is used to protect weed dry.
Once upon a time, weed was weed. It came in a plastic bag from a friend of a friend, and you probably didn’t get a whole lot of info on strain, potency, or potential contamination with your purchase. Today, you can browse thousands of strains for their specific aromas, flavors, and effects; purchase cannabis in any form; even curate your own personal selection of cannabis, keeping certain types on hand for when friends stop by unexpectedly or a specific event calls for specific effects.
The problem with these possibilities? It’s hard to keep your stash fresh. Whether you splurge on a strain meant only for special occasions, or keep a library of indicas, sativas, and hybrids on hand for different times of day, your cannabis can still be degraded over time unless you take charge of its storage by managing humidity.
How to Choose the Right Product for Humidity Maintenance
Traditionally, cannabis consumers have been told to stay within the range of 59% to 63% relative humidity (RH) to keep their cannabis from losing weight, potency, and precious cannabinoids while protecting against molds and mildew. Lately though, some consumers have favored a slightly drier environment, with an RH as low as 54%. It all depends on your personal preferences and how long you intend to hold onto a given strain