What is Kief: a Brief Kiefstory So, we’ve caught you up to speed with the basics of what kief is, right? There is a lot more to the story, however. Sometimes kief is referred to as dry sift or pollen. Specifically, kief is the tiny little crystals (trichomes) that live on top of the cannabis flower. They form because the plant’s trichomes—the plants resin glands—secrete these little bulbous crystals. Inside the glands lie two distinct types of compounds: Terpenes – Aromatic compounds with their therapeutic abilities that also give cannabis its distinct, dank scent. These are found in all plants. Cannabinoids – Compounds that interact with the endocannabinoid…