Question about extraction involving zippo fluid (naphtha)

Discussion in 'LSA seeds' started by colonelcack, Nov 7, 2006.

  1. colonelcack

    colonelcack Newbie

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    Well this guy I know seems to have read that one can use zippo fluid for naphtha. However, the zippo fluid at hand seems to say "New Forumula!" in red at the top of the bottle and on the back it says "DANGER CONTENTS: SYNTHETIC ISOPARAFFINIC HYDROCARBON" :confused: Is this still safe and what someone would want to use or should an original formula bottle be obtained instead?
     
  2. CrookedEye

    CrookedEye Palladium Member

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    Best thing to extract LSA with is water, the non-polar doesn't pull it out... It can help pull out non-polar crap from the seeds, but the active is mostly extracted with water or alcohol...
     
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    waitingfortheworms Silver Member

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    if You extracted with water could You boil or evaporate the water off to get a less gross product?
     
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    dip Newbie

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    geezaman Gold Member Donating Member

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    SWIM prefers to evaporate from a mirror or sheet of glass as he finds it easier to see any residue then through the side of a jar