It is charas or hash or hashish. It is also called cannabis. The resin is obtained from the species or breed of the cannabis plant. It is cultivated illegally. It is creamy or clay like.
The cannabis plant contains chemical compounds called cannabinoids, of which tetrahydrocannabinol is the psychoactive component that produces heightened sensations.
Plant strains with low levels of THC are used for industrial and non-medication purposes such as making textiles, paper, rope, etc. Plants with high levels of another cannabinoid called cannabidiol are used for medicinal purposes.
Apart from this, the taste and other characteristics are found to be different in the Charas of Malana. These characteristics are due to the unique climate of the valley.
It is a type of resin. It gets trapped under the nails and almost dissolves into the skin of the fingers. To remove the hair and fibers prepared it for smoking.