Charas are a form of hashish that have been appreciated and cultivated in Nepal and the surrounding regions for thousands and thousands of years. The cultivators carefully separate THC trichomes from other unwanted plant matter such as hairs or pistils to create a greatly concentrated end-product. Often hand-made, Charas Hash require over 20 hours of meticulous, hard-work of hand-collecting even before the curing process. The patient process of curing these hash requires weeks of time, allowing for smooth and robust flavour profile and deeper, more potent high.
Charas Hash are reminiscent of pure, imported hashish from pre-1990s, and pack a potent punch. Because of the careful and meticulous process that collects the most resinous trichomes with less plant matter as possible, Charas Hash is extremely high in THC and can contain upwards of 55%-80% on average, with some sources reporting that it also contains higher than average levels of CBD! Sourced from regional strains such as Kerala Gold, Malana Cream and other local landrace strains, Charas Hash from this region is known for its pleasant and hearty aroma and flavour profile. The deep aroma of Charas Hash are known for their striking earthy base, with notes of a dry cedar-like woodiness and a mellow, creamy undertones.