Staff Spotlight: Shea

Staff Spotlight: Shea

Staff Spotlight: Shea! NAME: Shea NICKNAME(S): Shea butter, Fancy Flower Dazzler. POSITIONS @ HMH: Cannabis Consultant, Receptionist, Resident Nutritionist. FAVORITE STRAINS: Blueberry Cough and Mickey’s OG…especially when combined. FAVORITE EDIBLES: Sublime lemon tea cake! FAVORITE CONCENTRATES: KAYA HEALTH OIL! I love that it is so versatile. I enjoy eating it and also using it as a…

Taking Wellness Personally

How cannabis can alter, improve and shape your wellness routine   What does the word wellness mean to you? It is hard to define. According to an article published by the New York Times in 2010, the concept of wellness has its roots in the 1950s. The article states: “New approaches to healthful living were…

Medical Monday: Cannabis and Epilepsy

“I didn’t use cannabis until I was about 18 years old,” writes Craig, for our Patient Success Story for August 2016. “At the time I was pretty ‘straight-edge.’ My next-door neighbor had some, supposedly from Mexico. I had the time of my life – I haven’t really stopped, other than short breaks here and there.”…

We need to talk … About inflammation

Inflammation seems to be on everyone’s mind. During the past few years, interest in everything inflamed piqued, and for good reason. Inflammation our bodies’ natural response to pathogens or trauma. After an injury, inflammation can help with recovery by dilating the walls of capillaries to allowing increased white blood cells to the affected area. Visually,…

The Healing Combined Powers of Forest Bathing and Cannabis

  Imagine yourself alone in the forest. Maybe it’s a coniferous, pine forest like the one that circles Flagstaff for miles. Dappled sunlight streams through the branches of the thick canopy above and you can smell a potent mix of soil and rich plant-life. You can feel the stress of city-life fading away as you…

Topicals and tinctures and how they might revolutionize the cannabis industry

Topicals and tinctures are two words you’re going to start hearing a lot more during your trip to the dispensary. These two products have increased in popularity due to being convenient, discreet and, most importantly, effective. While flower, concentrates and edibles still produce the greatest revenue across the industry, topicals are gradually gaining steam. According…

Medical Monday: PTSD and Cannabis

Our blog is now featuring Medical Mondays. With these posts, we explore a condition and how it can be treated with cannabis. We try to rely scientific evidence and first-hand accounts. This week’s blog focuses on PTSD. Let us know what condition you would like us to feature next!  The symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress…

4/20: an infographic

Wondering how to spend the only cannabis-themed holiday of the year? Well look no further than this hand-dandy infographic of 4/20 friendly ideas. Have fun and be safe.

An Introduction to Mindfulness

In a society that values efficiency and speed, it can be easy to get overwhelmed. It’s easier now than ever to lose sight of the smaller, simple things in life. The demand to continue producing, moving and progressing can be physically, emotionally and mentally draining – and may prevent us from meeting our fullest potential.Basically,…