Alternative Modes of Medicating

Alternative Modes of Medicating

Most of us are familiar with smoking flowers, dabbing wax, and hitting a casual, discreet vape pen. However, there are even more amazing ways to utilize this healing plant. While ripping a pipe or hitting an e-nail is a great way to medicate, the options listed here tend to help us access the healing aspects…

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…

The High Mountain Health Dictionary of Cannabis Terms

  We know our ABCs, but do you know the ABCs of cannabis? Here’s some essential cannabis vocabulary to learn (and impress your friends with). A is for Anandamide Anandamide is the first endogenous cannabinoid — cannabinoids that are produced organically in our bodies — discovered. It interacts with our brain’s CB1 and CB2 receptors…

Puff, Puff, Pass on the Love this Holiday Season

Happy Holidays from HMH! Many of us our shopping for our loved ones, and we have compiled a guide to the best cannabis-themed gifts. These options are a thoughtful choice for your friends or family who also enjoy medicating. Of course, these gifts are only for legal card-holding patients (except for the CBD-only products –…

All You Need to Know About Concentrates

What does “concentrate” even mean these days? The word has come to define a huge group of cannabis products — including anything from wax to hash to BHO. It can easily be overwhelming when first learning about the broad range of products under the umbrella term “concentrates.” But have no fear; High Mountain Health is…

The Best of CBD

  We love THC, but CBD (cannabidiol) needs some attention too. This increasingly popular cannabinoid has gain attention in recent years for being THC’s less intense, medicinal cousin. You might have heard about CBD treating children with epilepsy, or helping chemotherapy patients with nasty side-effects. Furthermore, CBD is a natural neuroprotectant, anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory with…

Patient Success Stories: Craig

I didn’t use cannabis until I was about 18 years old; 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. I was at a point where I knew I didn’t…

Patient Success Stories: Deborah

At first, Deborah was skeptical about the benefits of cannabis. She grew up during an era when cannabis was not seen as a medicine, or as having any relatively medicinal properties – instead, it was seen as a dangerous gate-way drug. “It was just Woodstock—the hippie ‘60s,” she says about her previous attitude toward cannabis….

Medicated Smoothie? That’s Smart.

This summer has been one with record-setting setting heat. Whether you live in the sizzling deserts of Phoenix or Tucson, or the balmy northern cities, we are all looking for a cool reprieve. So, get our your blender and get ready for some sweet summer treats. Smoothies are one of the best food groups ever!…

Patient Success Story: Kate

Kate

It was about 6 years ago, Mother’s Day, that Kate’s right leg froze up and she couldn’t walk at all. She was in a wheelchair for 5 years, unable to stand. Now, she’s on the walker and walking somewhat by herself. She was first introduced to tinctures, really needing something for pain and HMH recommended…