Cannabis and End-of-Life Care

May 2022 by Sandy Yanez Cannabis has been used medicinally around the world for thousands of years to manage a wide variety of conditions, and through research, many of those conditions including pain, nausea, insomnia, and mood enhancement have been proven. The rapidly growing use of medicinal cannabis in the United States is leading to […]

Holistic Medicine Part 4: Feeding the ECS – Nutrition

April 2022 by Sandy Yanez In part 3, balancing within, we discussed the importance of the endocannabinoid system (ECS) in maintaining homeostasis or balance within and how crucial omega fatty acids are to our health and well-being. In this segment, we will continue looking at other ways to feed the endocannabinoid system and see how […]

Holistic Medicine Part 3: Balancing within

April 2022 by Sandy Yanez In order to heal the self, you first must address the issues that need to be fixed or changed. Asking tough questions starts this process. In part one of the holistic healing series, you looked inward and ask some difficult questions. Part two gave a glance at some of the […]

Skunk – What’s that smell?

March 2022 by Sandy Yanez In the cannabis industry, the aroma of this amazing herb is revered in the same way as a wine connoisseur admires wine. Cannoisseur or cannabis enthusiasts search for specific fragrances known for their unique effects. Generally, the different aromas of cannabis can be described as earthy, herbal, woody, spicy, floral, […]

Holistic Medicine Part 2: Holistic Therapies

March 2022 by Sandy Yanez In this segment, part two of the holistic healing series, we will be taking a brief look into holistic healing treatments. The first segment, Rebuilding Pillars, invited you to investigate deep-rooted issues that may be preventing you from being your best self. Here you may find tools to help you […]

How Cannabis Can Affect Your Sex Life

February 2022 by Sandy Yanez Working in a dispensary, I get asked a lot of questions, which I love and encourage. The top questions are about pain management, better sleep, and getting back their quality of life. Would it surprise you to know the next question is usually about libido? If you are or have […]

The Facts About Cannabis & Covid-19

February 2022 by Sandy Yanez There has been a lot of buzz about cannabis and COVID-19 the last few weeks. Blogs with titles stating, “Cannabis treats Covid-19” and “Cannabis kills Covid” are popping up everywhere. Here’s what is really going on. In January, a study published in the Journal of Natural Products found that two […]

Golden Milk

January 2022 by Sandy Yanez Golden Milk is a highly nutritious, Ayurvedic drink for vibrant health and glow.   Golden Milk or turmeric milk is a spiced, warm, and creamy Indian drink that has been gaining popularity in Western culture, largely due to the increasing popularity of yoga and Ayurveda (ah-yer-vey-duh) practice. Traditionally, Haldi doodh […]

The Potential Benefits of Cannabigerol (CBG)

January 2022 by Sandy Yanez Cannabigerol (CBG) is a lesser-known cannabinoid and the precursor or mother to all other cannabinoids, like THC and CBD. CBG is often compared to CBD due to the similar effects, but as it turns out, CBG may be more powerful than CBD. Millions of people in the U.S. are currently […]

Holistic Medicine Part 1: Rebuilding Pillars

January 2022 by Sandy Yanez The start of a new year is meant to be a time for reinventing oneself and living by mantras like “new year, new me.” But what if, instead of completely changing our ways and attempting to be someone we aren’t, we merely repair the pillars that have lost their strength? […]