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What are Live Diamonds?

By Brittiany Ralls May 9, 2022

Being best friends forever is easy when your best friend is Live Diamonds. This gem of an extract is one of the favorites of many concentrate cannassieurs due to it's four P's: potency, purity, palate-pleasing, and picturesque qualities.

These ratings tell patients a lot about what they need to be looking for when purchasing quality cannabis live diamonds. Being the crowning jewel of concentrates, live diamonds are not just a girl's best friend but every concentrate cannassieur's best friend. They're are always there when you need them, especially if you just make a quick stop at your nearest MÜV.

What Are Live Diamonds?

Live diamonds are concentrates crafted from fresh-frozen live cannabis using the hydrocarbon extraction process. After extraction, the full spectrum cannabis oil is subjected to low heat and pressure. During this process, THCA molecules “crash out,” meaning the THCA interlocks together and separates from the other cannabis compounds. When this separation happens, the now-interlocked THCA molecules create a clear, crystal formation that looks like a diamond, lending the name.

After the diamonds have formed, the remaining plant compounds coalesce together to what’s known as terp sauce, which is separated from the THCA isolate. Diamonds, being an isolate, are not considered full spectrum. To aid in the flavor and to provide full spectrum benefits, terp sauce is re-introduced to form a balanced consistency for dabbing.

We like to think of Live Diamonds as THCA isolate with a side of terp sauce.

What Is THCA?

THCA, or  tetrahydrocannabinolic acid, is one of the most abundant cannabinoids in the cannabis plant. The cannabinoid is non-intoxicating, until heat is applied.  Once heat is a To get THCA to convert to THC heat is applied for an immediate conversion or overtime the THCA will slowly turn into THC. Cannabis plants are primarily comprised of THCA and start to experience a shift once being harvested and dried. This means that most flower purchased by patients are still mostly THCA. Once you get it home and light it is when the change in molecular structure happens.

Want more cannabinoid information? Learn more in our cannabinoid guide.

Are Live Diamonds Strain Specific?

Live Diamonds on their own are not strain specific – it is the full spectrum terp sauce that provides these benefits. The terp sauce is made of cannabinoids and other plant compounds, extracted from either MÜV premium or Verano Reserve cultivars grown at the MÜV Cultivation. Diamonds will be showcased first in Verano Reserve Live Diamonds in Beach Cake and MÜV Live Diamonds in Modified Grapes.

Verano Reserve Beach Cake

Beach Cake is, fittingly, the child of two Florida-created strains. Triangle Kush, a potent indica with prominent notes of gas, was crossed with Florida Cake, an indica-hybrid with sweet notes, to form a powerhouse Verano Reserve cultivar. Deep purple emanates from the green bud, with deep orange hairs peeking out. While a new cultivar, Beach Cake has already become a staple strain for many MÜVers.

MÜV Modified Grapes

As an indica-leaning hybrid, Modified Grapes has a lot to offer many patients. Commonly used to treat anxiety, the strain also offers relief to those who suffer from depression, mood disorders, and has been said to aid in easing the mind and helping with sleep, according to MÜV Patients. The purple buds covered in a trichome blanket have a smell of fruity berries, diesel fuel, and earthiness. Modified Grapes is a cross between Purple Punch and GMO, and patients who swear by the strain say you can really taste the Purple Punch on the inhale and the funky GMO on the exhale.

Frequently Asked Questions About Live Diamonds

New products bring questions, like how to use the concentrate, how to store it and more. Find all of the need-to-know information about live diamonds below.

Where Can I Find Live Diamonds?

Live Diamonds launched at select stores in Florida. You can find them at MÜV Apollo Beach, Boynton Beach, Deerfield Beach, Fort Myers, Jacksonville Beach, Lakeland, Longwood, Lutz, Pensacola, Sarasota, St. Petersburg, Tallahassee and Wellington.

If your home dispensary isn't listed above, don't worry! Live Diamonds will be available statewide soon.

How Much Are Live Diamonds At MÜV?

Live Diamonds occur in both MÜV and Verano Reserve strains, with MÜV priced at $80 and Verano Reserve at $85.

What Are The Benefits Of Live Diamonds?

There are many benefits to using different methods of consumption when it comes to cannabis. Diamonds, in particular, are appealing as they are a full spectrum product that can aid in the entourage effect. All of this means that, in live diamonds, you are enjoying the beneficial cannabinoids, terpenes, and flavonoids that are all working together to give your endocannabinoid system the therapeutic uptick that it needs.

The highly potent and terpalicious concentrate allows patients to attain an almost immediate onset of effects, potentially aiding in systemic relief. The high concentration of THC is great for patients looking for macrodose options. Live cannabis products further add to the taste of the concentrate and allows patients to get a truer to flower experience.

How Do I Use Live Diamonds?

The most common way for patients to consume diamonds is with a dab rig or cannabis concentrate pen, such as the Puffco Plus or the Terp Pen. Diamonds, like most concentrates can also be added to bowls, bongs, and joints, but many cannabis enthusiasts find dab rigs the best option to truly enjoy the flavor and experience of diamonds.

Electronic rigs, too, like the Puffco Peak and Peak Plus are ideal options for maximizing the benefits of live diamonds.

How Should I Store Live Diamonds?

Handling with care is always a good start Too, make sure your diamonds are stored upright in an airtight container in a cool, dry place. Live Diamonds can be stored in the fridge as well to further ensure its integrity.

How Long Should A Gram Of Live Diamonds Last?

The length of time live diamonds will last you largely depends on your medicating habits. The recommended dose for live diamonds is a dab about the size of a grain of rice which is roughly equal to 25 mg – with those recommendations in mind, patients can expect roughly 40 dabs out of each gram.

The recommended dose for live diamonds is about the size of a grain of rice, or approximately 25mg THC.

Live Diamonds, At A MÜV Near Ü

Live diamonds are now available in select MÜV stores across Florida for in-store shopping only. Patients must stop at one of the select locations for purchase. Limited are quantities available, don’t hesitate or you may have to wait for the next drop!

Content Writer for MÜV and Zen Leaf. Britt began exploring cannabis as a recreational user attempting to treat her migraines and depression. Finding success, she began to realize the many benefits of cannabis for a multitude of ailments. Her new-found knowledge prompted a move to Colorado, where she was able to medically treat her son with ADHD and aid her family in becoming healthier and happier. Realizing her passion for cannabis, she turned it into a career. Joining the industry as Medtender and moving into management gave Britt the knowledge needed to become a writer for a local cannabis culture magazine in Oklahoma and a leading voice in cannabis compliance.

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