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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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Hydroponics vs Soil – The Different Cannabis Growing Methods

It’s a battle as old as time – hydroponics vs soil. The two different growing methods for cannabis are constantly compared. Seasoned hydroponics growers swear their systems grow better cannabis, and those who grow in soil bring fair arguments to the table as well. Today, we are going to share our thoughts on the matter, and go in-depth into the …

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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 …

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Terpene Tuesday: Linalool

You know that distinct, floral aroma associated with cannabis? Well, on this edition of Terpene Tuesday, we are covering the terpene responsible – linalool. This fragrant terpene has a number of benefits and effects, but before we get into the uses of linalool terpene, let’s cover some general info. What is linalool? Despite being a dominant cannabis terpene, linalool can …

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Microdosing Cannabis: Medicate Without Getting High

You’ve likely heard the saying less is more, but today we want to put it in the context of microdosing cannabis. While many cannabis patients seek out high THC strains, studies and anecdotal tales are showing that microdosing cannabis can have profound benefits for certain symptoms. While high THC indicas are great for those suffering from insomnia, often times a …