Extract is a term used to describe the process of extracting cannabinoids or terpenes from cannabis. This can be done in various ways, but most commonly, THC or CBD is extracted from the cannabis plant and then added to butter, oil, or honey. The infused butter or oil can then be used in any recipe. Extracts can also be purchased from dispensaries or made at home.

Extracts provide a potent and long-lasting high. The effects can take some time to kick in, typically about 30 minutes to 2 hours. Many users start with a low dosage and wait about an hour to see how they feel before consuming more extracts.