Violet Glass Solution to Store Cannabis

Violet Glass Solution to Store Cannabis

Jul 21st 2020

Cannabis can be properly stored in a number of different materials, each with pros and cons that make them more or less suitable depending on the grower’s needs. Glass, however, is a reusable, inert, non-biodegradable storage solution. 

Clear Glass

The downside is that most airtight glass jars are available in clear. Typical glass jars are temporary storage for food in the dark of a cabinet or refrigerator. 

Light degrades trichomes— which doesn’t matter if buds are stored in the dark. For storing buds exposed to light, consider NHT Violet glass as a better alternative.

NHT Violet Glass

NHT Violet Glass blocks visible light with the exception of the color violet. It also is semi-permeable to UVA, an infrared light, allowing about 40-60% to penetrate, depending on glass formula and thickness.Plus allows in the infrared spectrum. 

NHT Violet Glass is from Miron Glass, a manufacturer in Germany. The specific color of violet glass is designed to allow only the wavelengths of light that are helpful to the products contained in the jar. 

  • Ultraviolet (UVA) light is allowed. 
  • Visible Light can cause deterioration of cannabiniods and terpenes. 
  • Infrared Light (IR) a naturally occurring, low level Electromagnetic Radiation (EMR) long wavelength. 

While the science is important, a visible test is easier to understand. Chives left on the counter in different color glass containers: 

NHT Violet Glass storage solutions create a unique, long term way to store cannabis anywhere. NHT has available for shipment in the USA - apothecary jarsscrew top large mouth jars, and an herb pot