What is Delta 3 Carene?

Delta 3 Carene is one of the many useful terpenes that are naturally produced by cannabis plants. This terpene is also found in other plants such as rosemary, basil, bell peppers, as well as pine and cedar trees. This terpene has a sweet odor that has been compared to that of pine and citrus.  …

The Hemp Wick

The hemp plant has many uses–one of the more widely used products is hemp wick. Hemp wick is used to light consumer’s legal cannabis and has become very popular in the last twenty years as an alternative to butane lighters. Hemp wick is made from hemp fibers and is easily lit. This wick is normally…

Rick Simpson Oil

Rick Simpson became famous in the cannabis community completely by accident.  Rick Simpson was an engineer working around all sorts of dangerous toxic fumes which caused him to suffer from dizzy spells and ringing in his ears. He was prescribed medications that made his symptoms worse. As a result he asked his doctor about using…

What is Limonene?

       Limonene is a chemical found in the rinds and peels of fruits and plants. It’s also a  terpene that is found in popular cannabis strains such as Super Lemon Haze, Tangie, and Chenobyl. Limonene is produced in the flower’s resin glands to give those strains as well as other strains that wonderful…

What is Terpineol?

Terpineol is a monoterpene alcohol that has been isolated from many sources, including cannabis. Terpineol is usually a mixture of four isomers, alpha terpineol, beta terpineol, gamma terpineol, and 4-terpineol with alpha terpineol being the most common. Terpineol has a very pleasant aroma with a scent similar to that of lilac flowers, with notes of…

New California CBD Law

Last month in the state of California, the Department of Public Health announced it’s illegal to add CBD made from hemp to any food products meant for people or animals.  The document says businesses can sell foods and drinks made with hemp seeds or the oil extracted from hemp seeds, both of which contain trace…

THC and Sex Drive

Do you and your lover sometimes have a glass of wine or two to help set the mood? Alcohol, while it can soften inhibitions, may also cause trouble when it comes time to perform, especially for men. Some turn to cannabis as an alternative. Unfortunately, research on how marijuana affects sexual performance is conflicting. Folk…

Hemp Pollenation

Like any other plant, hemp needs to be pollinated in order to produce its seeds. Hemp is most commonly pollinated by wind, up to 100 yards, but it can also be pollinated by honey bees, if their hive is within a few miles of the plants. However, hemp doesn’t normally attract honey bees. Hemp pollination…

CBD & Huntington’s Disease

According to the Mayo Clinic, Huntington’s disease is a condition in which neurons in the brain progressively break down creating issues with movement, impaired functional abilities, issues with cognition, and psychiatric conditions. Symptoms typically begin in a person’s 30’s-40’s and progress until the end of life. this clearly makes daily life difficult for those who…

William Brooke O’Shaughnessy

William Brooke O’Shaughnessy was an Irish physician famous for his work in pharmacology and inventions related to telegraphy.(1)  His medical research led to the development of intravenous therapy and introduced the therapeutic use of Cannabis to Western medicine. O’Shaughnessy was born in October 1809 and died on January 8, 1889 in Southsea, England. O’Shaughnessy began…