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Terpene Tuesday: Borneol

In today’s Terpene Tuesday installment, we take a look at borneol. This terpene’s medicinal value is also widely known in places like China, where it has been used as medicine for over 500 years.  What is borneol? Borneol (C10H18O) is an organic compound commonly found within the plant kingdom. Out of the over 200 different terpenes found in the cannabis …

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Medical vs Recreational Cannabis: What’s the Difference?

The last decade has seen a tremendous shift as more states move to legalize cannabis for recreational or adult use purposes, while some states remain medical only, and others remain under prohibition. The move to legalize cannabis in both medicinal and recreational avenues have people calling into question what the difference is between medical and recreational cannabis. Is there really …

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Terpene Tuesday: Camphene

In today’s installment of Terpene Tuesday, we will take an in-depth look at camphene. This is a very powerful terpene with many potential medical uses. We will break down everything you need to know about camphene, including uses, benefits, and what strains you should look for.  What is camphene?? Camphene (C10H16) is one of the many terpenes found in cannabis. …

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Mental Health: Cannabis and Bipolar Disorder

There’s a lot of buzz these days to find the link between cannabis and bipolar disorder. Evidence suggests cannabis has been helpful for patients with bipolar disorders, while other research suggests it may be detrimental. So, what exactly is the relationship between cannabis and bipolar disorder? Can cannabis treat bipolar disorder? What is the usefulness of marijuana as medicine for …

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Terpene Tuesday: Delta 3 Carene

On today’s edition of Terpene Tuesday, we are going to cover Delta 3 carene. This earthy terpene provides a variety of health benefits, especially through the entourage effect. While it is not the most prominent terpene, it is certainly worth knowing about. From inflammation to bone disorders, this terpene can help with a number of ailments. Before we dive into …

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Organic Marijuana – Why Natural is Always Better

Over the past few years, we have seen a dramatic shift towards organic products, and organic marijuana is no exception. We have become much more conscious about what we put into our bodies, both in terms of what we eat and what we smoke. It has become wildly apparent just how devastating synthetics and chemicals can be on our health. …

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Terpene Tuesday: Humulene

We will be covering the profile and effects of humulene in this week’s edition of Terpene Tuesday. This natural terpene is quite familiar to many, because it is not only found within cannabis products. Keep reading to learn all about this unique terpene, including it’s benefits and effects. What Is Humulene? Humulene is a terpene that carries an earthy and …

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Cannabis Concentrates: The Definitive Guide On Extracts

Cannabis concentrates are rapidly increasing in popularity, and rightfully so. They offer many benefits you won’t find with flower, and can be far more enjoyable. However, concentrates can be intimidating to newcomers. Today, we are going to explain what they are, the different types, and then share how they’re made, and how to consume them. Lastly, we will show you …

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Terpene Tuesday: Trans-nerolidol

In this weeks edition of Terpene Tuesday, we are going to break into the category of secondary terpenes and cover Trans-nerolidol. This cannabis terpene is not as well known as myrcene, linalool, limonene, and other super prominent terpenes, but still – every compound in cannabis plays a key role in the entourage effect. While this terpene doesn’t get a ton …

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Cannabis Breeding: Crossing Strains To Find New Highs

Everyone has at least one strain that is near and dear to their hearts. And, it is likely that cannabis breeding has produced the specific effects and characteristics that make them like it. Even the old classics, such as OG Kush, Blue Dream, are still bred to increase potency, flavor and aroma, growing characteristics, appearance, and more. Understanding cannabis breeding …