Terpene Tuesday

The Herbivore: Mother’s Day: The Feminine Nature of Cannabis, Mother Plants, & Their Ability to Clone

Mother’s Day: The Feminine Nature of Cannabis, Mother Plants, and their ability to Clone. By: Zachariah Finning   The Month of May brings relief to us all as summer is fast approaching. May is also known for one of the most important social holidays, Mother’s Day. Mothers all around the world work hard, carry the…

The Herbivore: CBD for Stress & Anxiety

CBD for Stress & Anxiety By Shannon Nardini   Stress and anxiety are no strangers to us, especially in uncertain times and surviving the unexpected events of life. Racing thoughts and anxious physical reactions have all taken a hold of us in some form, whether it be worry and unease, feeling caught off-guard, or an…

The Herbivore: The Buds and The Bees

The Buds and The Bees By Brett Smith   It’s March and spring is approaching, soon the world will be awakening with new life! Flowers are a sign of the change in season and the bees lazily buzzing from blossom to blossom are actually performing an ancient and essential act. Most flowering plants rely on…

The Herbivore: A Sense of Sensuality: A Brief History of Aphrodisiacs, Similar Terpenes, and Strains of the Like

A Sense of Sensuality: A Brief History of Aphrodisiacs, Similar Terpenes, and Strains of the Like By Zachariah Finning   History holds more than a few contrasting narratives of the origins of Valentine’s Day. Some humorous and fun, others warning about narcissism and extreme lust. Just as no two individuals share the same exact attributes,…

Get Ready for International Beer Day!

Get Ready for International Beer Day! The first Friday of August is International Beer Day, and for all those hops lovers out there it is one of the few holidays dedicated to the fermented strobilus.  With the growing medicinal and recreational use of cannabis, it might be of some beer lover’s intentions to match their…

Terpene Tuesday: β-caryophyllene

Learn more about β-caryophyllene HERE.

Terpene Tuesday: Humulene

Learn more about the terpene Humulene here.

Terpene Tuesday: a-Pinene

a-Pinene, as its name describes, is often found in conifer trees and pine needles. This terpene is known to help with the symptoms of asthma and improve airflow to the lungs — a bronchodilator — and can also help with inflammation. Have you ever felt especially alert after walking through a forest on a warm,…

Terpene Tuesday: Myrcene

Aroma and Flavor: Thyme, Clove, Citrus, Musky, Herbal. Urban legend says that eating a mango before ingesting cannabis can strengthen the medicine’s effects. Most cannabis consumers agree that this legend holds some truth — this is most likely because of the terpene found in both mangoes and several cannabis strains, Myrcene. This terpene has been…

Terpene Tuesday: Linalool

Linalool is known for giving lavender its pleasant floral odor; this terp also has a number of benefits when used medicinally. If you’re having trouble sleeping, a strain with linalool might induce a snooze-fest. Other benefits of linalool are its anti-epileptic and anti-anxiety properties. When used topically, linalool can alleviate acne and scarring.