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What is Microdosing?

The concept of micro-dosing refers to the use of stimulants (and other drugs) in minute doses for the purpose of research. This type of dosing method allows for cellular changes to be identified without producing behavioral changes in the subject. When we apply that...

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What are Cannabinoids?

For the purpose of this quick lesson in body chemistry, we are going to focus on two main types of Cannabinoids: Endo & Phyto. Endocannabinoinds refer to chemical compounds the human brain generates to regulate itself through it’s Endocannabinoid System....

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What is CBD?

[cannabidiol] As a therapeutic shining star, CBD is the non-psychoactive chemical compound in Cannabis that is quickly gaining traction for it’s medicinal benefits. Entry-level canna-curious tend to be most comfortable starting their journey with Cannabis here, as...

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What are Terpenes?

Terps! You’ve likely heard this term before and wondered what is was referring to. Terpenes are the aromatic compounds responsible for the smell and flavor of Cannabis, as well as some medicinal properties. Terpenes can be found across all plant species, some common...

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What is the Endocannibinoid System?

Believe it or not, your body is set up right out of the womb to be able to accept cannabinoids because of a biological regulatory system called the Endocannabinoid system (ECS). Recently discovered in the early 90’s, stemming from research into the Cannabis plant -...

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What are Trichomes?

The treasure box of Cannabis plants! By definition trichomes are outer appendages that grow on a multitude of plants for the purpose of: reflecting radiation, managing plant temperature, protection from other injurious species, collecting pollen and reducing water...

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What is Cannabis?

Cannabis is a powerful herb historically found in many medications for its bountiful capabilities in treating a myriad of conditions and diseases. There is documentation proving Cannabis Sativa use in early China as treatment for blood clots, tapeworms and even use as...

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What is THC?

[delta9-tetrahydracannabinol] THC puts the ‘dope’ in dopamine – literally! THC is the primary chemical compound responsible for many of cannabis’s psychoactive effects. Its main objective is to stimulate brain cells to create dopamine, your body’s natural ‘feel-good’...

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