Look, smell, experience: a sensory guide to quality cannabis

Look, smell, experience: a sensory guide to quality cannabis

The first time in a dispensary can be both enthralling and intimidating. Even seasoned cannabis users can become a bit overwhelmed when it comes to choosing the right strain. Once you know what you’re looking for, the process can become a little easier and more rewarding. After finding what works for your personal needs, cannabis…

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.

Terpene Tuesday: Limonene

While limonene is usually found in cannabis in trace amounts (1 – 2%), it can have amazing holistic health benefits. You’ll usually know if a strain contains limonene if you notice a bright citrus-y aroma, reminiscent of orange orchards. Limonene is most often found in sativa strains, but that doesn’t mean that it can’t appear…

Terpene Tuesday: What are Terpenes?

The medical cannabis industry is growing at an exponential rate. As the selection of strains available to the public has grown, it is realized that some strains are especially helpful towards individual needs and ailments. Much of what draws someone to a specific strain is the aroma that is given off by the flower. While some…

Best Movies to Watch while Medicating

2001: A Space Odyssey – Stanley Kubrick Anything by Stanley Kubrick is visually stimulating. Get lost in Kubrick’s intricate story lines and imagination; during production of this film he was granted permission by NASA to tour a spacecraft for perfect accuracy. Kubrick was known for his eye for detail, even picking out the fabric for the…