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THCA Tetrahydrocannabinolic acid

What is THCA?

THCA, or tetrahydrocannabinolic acid, is the naturally occurring precursor to THC. Like THC, THCA is a cannabinoid. Unlike THC, THCA is non-psychoactive. Every cannabinoid has an acid-based precursor. Therefore CBD used to be CBDA, CBG was CBGA, and so on.  Since cannabis research is only just experiencing an important scientific resurgence, the effects and benefits …

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Magic Mushroom as a treatment option for PTSD

Magic Mushrooms and Mental Health

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has “twice designated psilocybin for treatment-resistant depression as a “breakthrough therapy,” in 2018 and 2019” (Foldi et al., 2020). Indeed, medicinal magic mushrooms and culinary mushrooms are ancient parts of human culture and evolution. World-renowned mycologist and mycophile Paul Stametes affirms that “psilocybin induces neurogenesis, courage, and kindness” …

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Cannabis for Cancer

“I want people to know how to heal themselves.” – Rick Simpson  Rick Simpson and Corrie Yelland both successfully used cannabis for cancer. Both treated their aggressive, life-threatening cancers using high-THC cannabis concentrates. Moreover, they have successfully helped others do the same, repeatedly. And yet there is currently no patented, pharmaceutically approved ‘Rick Simpson Oil’ …

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Cannabis and CBD for pets

CBD for Pets

Every animal on earth except insects has an Endocannabinoid System (ECS). So it stands to reason that cannabis should have a profound effect on animals, too. In particular, CBD, a powerful non-psychoactive cannabinoid that occurs naturally in cannabis, has immense potential for treating medical conditions in animals. While THC and CBD interact meaningfully in synergy, …

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Cannabis and treating Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Cannabis for IBS

Cannabis has long been used to remedy nausea and gastrointestinal disorders. Indeed, many IBS sufferers have anecdotally attested to the efficacy of cannabis and cannabis products in treating their debilitating symptoms. In this article, we will explore a bit of the science behind this relief. Afterward, we’ll make some recommendations based on this science. What …

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Honey Oil Butane Hash Oil BHO

What Is Honey Oil?

Honey oil is Butane Hash Oil (BHO) by another name. Consequently, as a cannabis concentrate, honey oil is renowned for its high THC range, 75-80% on average. The terminology isn’t arbitrary, but rather a testament to the versatility of BHO’s viscosity and potency. For instance, honey oil and cherry oil are both BHO’s. However, cherry …

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Different types of CBD

Full-Spectrum CBD and Isolate: What’s the Difference?

CBD or cannabidiol is conveniently isolated in a variety of ways to benefit consumers. Labels like ‘CBD isolate’ and ‘Full-spectrum CBD’ can make you wonder “What’s the difference?” “Isolate” and “Full-spectrum” are both descriptions of extraction methods. Each method delivers differences in product concentration and consistency. All cannabinoids, be it CBD or THC, can be …

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dabbing benefits

The Benefits of Dabbing

Taking the edge off of the exhaustion, stress, and illness of modern life shouldn’t be expensive or harmful to your health. Mindful consumption of any mind-altering substance is an intelligent approach if your goal is to save money on cannabis consumption. Dabbing has four distinct benefits and saving money is definitely our number one. Read …

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what is a dab?

What Are Dabs?

Dabs are portions of cannabis concentrate. Consistency and potency characterize these portions. They are often sticky, which makes dabs difficult to handle without a tool. Tools that handle dabs are ‘dabbers’ or dab wands. They help to measure out small, accurate portions of concentrates like shatter, budder, and honey oil. You smoke or vape dabs …

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What is a dab rig?

What Are Dab Rigs?

You’ve heard of cannabis concentrates. You may also have heard of dab rigs. But did you know the two are related? Dab rigs are used to vaporize cannabis concentrates for inhalation. The concentrate, be it BHO, honey oil, cherry oil, rosin, or shatter, is ‘dabbed’ using a ‘dabber’ onto the dab rig.  Huh? For folks …

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cbd for pain relief

CBD For Pain Management

Many people suffering from generalized pain use CBD, cannabidiol. Understandably, being non-psychoactive is part of CBD’s appeal to a wider audience. Still, the current scientific reality is that CBD is a bit of an enigma. This is because cannabis research focused mostly on THC, tetrahydrocannabinol, the psychoactive cannabinoid. We know that THC interacts with the …

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CBD Oil pain symptoms what is it

What is CBD Oil?

What is CBD oil and how does it work?  Everywhere you look, CBD, cannabidiol is in the spotlight. Why all the sudden hype surrounding this particular cannabinoid? Past research on cannabis concentrated on the effects of THC (delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol), the psychoactive cannabinoid.  CBD Oil Doesn’t Get You High CBD, one of the two predominant cannabinoids found …

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vapiung vs smoking

Smoking VS Vaping

What Are the Differences Between Smoking and Vaping Cannabis? The widespread legalization of marijuana worldwide has opened up a world of choice to new and veteran cannabis enthusiasts. Many can now safely experience this powerful natural herb and conveniently explore its possibilities for themselves. This public acceptance and endorsement of marijuana’s recreational and medicinal benefits …

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