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CBGA: The Mother Cannabinoid

We all need to take a second (or many, many seconds) to appreciate our mothers. They gave us life. And they often give us the support we need to get through the day. Another “mother” we need to thank for getting us through the day? Cannabigerolic Acid (CBGA). This cannabinoid is a precursor–or mother, if you will–of many other common …

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Bloom & Oil – How to Roll a Joint

“Like a chef in pursuit of perfecting his recipe, or a beer connoisseur chasing the perfect pour, mastering how to roll a joint is an enjoyable part of the smoking ritual for cannabis enthusiasts. While pre-rolls are fast and convenient and rollers can help simplify the process, there is something incredibly satisfying about rolling the perfect joint by hand. With …

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Cannabinoids: What’s The Buzz All About

We’ve talked terpenes. But now it’s time to get cozy with cannabis’ other famous bits: cannabinoids.  Famous, you say? Like all celebrity, fame comes at different levels. THC and CBD are the cannabinoids with the most star power but cannabis (and, actually, the human body) produce more cannabinoids than we even know about yet. Most researchers put the number at …

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Farmwork Friday: Harvest

Before you can get to the fun bits of cannabis, a lot of work has to go into the cultivation of the plant. Or, maybe you consider that the fun bit? Either way, we’re here to outline what the team at Elyon does to give you the best bud, from choosing the soil to harvesting the plants. Let’s get to …

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Terpene Tuesday: The Entourage Effect

It’s our favorite day of the week: Terpene Tuesday! Today we’re taking a step back and instead of exploring an individual terpene, we’re taking a look at how they work and play together. We’ve already briefly explored the “entourage effect.” Spoiler alert for that article, it’s real. So let’s take a more in-depth look at what terpenes can do when …

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International Highlife – How To Decarb Your Weed Without Causing Any Smell

“If you watched any of our Cannadish video recipes, you are aware that before you start with a cannabis recipe, the cannabis needs to go through a heating process called decarboxylation. We decarb our cannabis to receive the full effects of the plant. If you heat up the cannabis you activate the cannabinoids. Without decarbing the cannabis, you will miss …

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Decoding The Elyon Label

With one harvest under our belt and the second quickly approaching, you’re about to see a whole lot of fresh Elyon hitting dispensary shelves. You know what else is fresh? Our new packaging. We’re still getting you The Most High, just now with a cute new label.  Like any responsible cannabis producer, we want to bring you truth in our …

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High Times – Emergency Preparedness for Medical Cannabis Patients

“A helpful guide for cannabis patients who want to be prepared for just about anything. Preparing for an emergency, such as a flood, fire, or rapidly spreading illness, takes a bit of planning if you are a full-fledged cannabis patient treating serious ailments or disorders on a daily basis. Visions of a joint in a glass tube, with the verbiage “In case …

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Terpene Tuesday: Phytol

It’s Tuesday so let’s talk terpenes! Specifically, let’s talk about phytol – a terpene less known for its aromas but more for its antioxidant properties.  Spill The Tea Phytol is a terpene produced by plants as part of the process when chlorophyll breaks down. It’s not quite as aromatic as most terpenes but does give off a slightly grassy, herbal …

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Elyon: The Whole Package

It’s important to know where your food comes from, right? That’s why the farm-to-table movement became much more of a movement, it became a way of life. What about your weed? Shouldn’t you know where your cannabis is coming from?  With an ever-growing array of cannabis companies bringing you an overwhelming amount of choice in your cannabis selection, it can …