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What Is the Endocannabinoid System?

December 2020 – By Sandy Yanez The Endocannabinoid System, the series of cannabinoid receptors through the human body, was named for the drug that sparked its discovery, cannabis. As researchers strive to learn more about how cannabis affects the human body, they discover a series of cannabinoid receptors, which respond to cannabinoids produced by the […]

Clinical Endocannabinoid Deficiency (CECD): A brief explanation

December 2020 – By Sandy Yanez Clinical Endocannabinoid Deficiency is believed to be a lack of endocannabinoids produced by the body. Since internal homeostasis is maintained by the endocannabinoid system, when a person is deficient in endocannabinoids, his or her body falls out of balance. Pain, inflammation, metabolic problems, disrupted appetite and sleep are often […]

What is THC?

December 2020 – By Sandy Yanez THC, or delta-9- tetrahydrocannabinol is just one chemical compound, out of hundreds, found in the cannabis plant. Users experience heightened sensory perceptions, improvements in mood, appetite stimulation, reduced pain sensitivity and inflammation, and many more therapeutic effects. Studies have shown that chemical compounds called cannabinoids in marijuana interact positively […]

What is Cannabidiol (CBD)?

December 2020 – By Sandy Yanez Cannabidiol (CBD) is a natural compound present in the resinous cannabis flower, a plant with a rich history as a medicine dating back thousands of years. Today, the therapeutic effects of CBD are being tested and validated by scientists and physicians around the world. A healthy, safe, and non-addictive […]

Cannabis Coconut Oil Peanut Butter Fudge Recipe

January 20, 2021 – By Angela Laufer Using the versatile ingredient that is cannabis infused coconut oil, this peanut butter fudge recipe is a quite simple and incredibly tasty way to medicate. It only takes 5 ingredients and about 15 minutes to put together, and the rest is freezing time. It makes a wonderful treat […]

Cannabis Butter Recipe

December 3, 2020 by Angela Laufer Cannabis-infused butter (cannabutter) is one of the most simple and common ways to make infused cannabis edibles. However, making infused butter can be a little bit tricky. In order to activate its psychoactive potential, the flower must be heated slowly at a low temperature in a process called decarboxylation. […]

Balancing the Endocannabinoid System: The Secret to Bliss

December 17, 2020 – By Sandy Yanez There are currently many uses of medical marijuana. Glaucoma, chronic pain, irritable bowel syndrome, anxiety disorders, fibromyalgia, and even some forms of cancers are just are some examples of a few ailments treated with medical marijuana. Have you ever wondered just why this plant seems to serve as […]

Cannabis Coconut Oil Recipe

December 21, 2020 by Angela Laufer Cannabis-infused coconut oil is a wonderfully versatile way to infuse and consume cannabis. It is great taken alone, baked into a wide variety of edible recipes, and it can even be used topically in many self-care products. Most strains of cannabis beautifully compliment the flavor of coconut oil, it […]

A Beginners Guide to Decarboxylation

December 1, 2020 – By Angela Laufer Cannabis decarboxylation must occur before cooking, baking, or extracting oil from the dried flower buds of cannabis plant in order to reap the benefits of activated CBD or THC. Learn more about how, when, and why to decarboxylate cannabis for making edibles, medicine, and more at home. What […]

6 Staple Cannabis Infused Items Every Cook Needs to Know

December 1, 2020 – By Angela Laufer Cooking with cannabis is easy when you have the right essential infused ingredients to get you started. Below are some of the most important cannabis-infused staples you need to make in order to bring delicious cannabis edibles to any recipe you love. What You Need to Know Before […]