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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 …

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Terpene Tuesday: Eucalyptol (Cineol)

In today’s edition of Terpene Tuesday, we are going to cover the minty terpene known as Eucalyptol! This terpene is also known as cineol, and has a ton to offer users. While not nearly as prominent as other terpenes such as myrcene, linalool, or limonene, it still contributes to the entourage effect and has plenty of benefits of its own. …

Exploring the Magic of Terpenes in the Cannabis Plant

The cannabis community has grasped the importance of cannabinoids, including THC and CBD, but a different part of the cannabis plant, Terpenes, is taking front and center as people become true connoisseurs of cannabis. Enter terpenes, one of the most miraculous parts of the cannabis plant.   What are Terpenes? Terpenes aren’t new to plant science. We’re surrounded by terpenes …

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Mental Health: Marijuana For Depression and Anxiety

Two of the most common reasons people seek out medical marijuana is to improve their mental health. Depression and anxiety affect 18.1% of the US population every year, and many are sick of ineffective pharmaceuticals. The problem is that definitive research is lacking, so the jury is still out on just how effective marijuana can be for improving mental health. …

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Terpene Tuesday: Pinene

In this week’s edition of terpene Tuesday we are going to explore the effects and benefits of Pinene Terpene. This aromatic terpene can be broken down into a-pinene and b-pinene, and has a lot to offer cannabis patients. Before we dive into the medicinal uses of this cannabis terpene, let’s give you some essential background information. What is pinene? Not …

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History Of Hemp In America

While this member of the cannabis family gets less attention than its psychoactive counterpart marijuana, we wanted to take a few minutes to bring you up to speed on the history of hemp. Hemp has had a rocky past here in the US, filled with misconceptions and misinformation. Before we dive into the history of hemp and its current legal …

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Terpene Tuesday: Caryophyllene

In today’s edition of Terpene Tuesday, we are going to cover caryophyllene, a very unique cannabis terpene. Caryophyllene terpene has an abundance of effects and benefits, and can be found in many of your favorite cannabis strains.  Before we get into these though, let’s cover some basic information on the caryophyllene terpene. What is caryophyllene Caryophyllene is also known as …

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Indica vs. Sativa: Understanding The Different Types of Cannabis

Indica vs. Sativa There are hundreds of cannabis strains available to consumers and it can be confusing to choose the one that will work the best and achieve the desired results. This process can take the most experienced cannabis user years to achieve. Each cannabis strain is a unique profile of terpenes, flavonoids and cannabinoids, in different ratios, which produce …