Cannabis Education Articles.
A Focus on Education
Here at Home Grown Apothecary we believe knowledge is power. In addition to being a Health and Wellness Dispensary, we also pride ourselves in being an Education Resource.
Cannabis History Timeline: 10,000 BCE to today
Delve into ancient cannabis history dating back to 10,000 BCE through the Dark Ages and into the Common Era and Today with our History of Cannabis Timeline! Here will you will find all the references to cannabis that we could find throughout the ages.
We all are familiar with terpenes at this point, but have you had an opportunity to explore the world of flavonoids? Here we will give you a brief overview of what they are, what they do, and what that means to you…
Take a deep dive into Cannabinoids & The Endocannabinoid system in our Cannabinoid Corner. Learn about how the Endocannabinoid system was discovered and how it plays its role within our bodies. Then explore the current research on the big six cannabioids!
Cannabis Growing Tips from Paragon Farms
Together with Paragon Farms, we have compiled a short list of tips to help with a healthy and successful growing season. From transplanting to general care, we want to help to ensure a fruitful harvest.
Cannabis Harvesting Tips
We took a moment to put together some tips and tricks to harvesting your cannabis plants. This article dives into how to find that “Golden Moment” to harvest, choosing between wet and dry trimming, how to cure, and best storage practices. Image above is by East Fork Cultivars.
Cannabis Legalization in the US
Let’s take a moment to explore the history of cannabis legalization in the United States. From when it first arrived to our shores to it’s current status in our federal government, this plant sure has caused some controversy.
Let's talk Edibles
Edibles are definitely a recreational favorite when it comes to the cannabis industry. Companies are infusing cannabis into brownies, cookies, chocolates, granola bars, nuts, beverages, and more. Not only are edibles a good recreational choice to save your lungs, but there may be other reasons you would choose an edible as well, such as issues staying asleep through the night!
What is a Dab?
Dabs are a form of cannabis concentrate that is extracted from the buds of the plant, most commonly by using butane, protane, C02 or simple heat. Extracts are normally smoked by placing them on a hot nail and inhaled. The most common place dabs you have seen are vape pens! That’s right, vaping is just the new tech-savy way to partake in dabbable extracts without a torch and dab rig.
Topicals are by far the most popular cannabis product sought after by patients hoping for pain relief. Choosing the right kind of topical for you can be hard in an over-saturated market. Making sure you get the right infusion will greatly affect the effectivity of your product. While this can vary from person to person, there are some general rules that can get you started on the right path.
Intro to Vaping
Vaping has quickly become one of the most commonly used methods for intaking cannabis. It seems like almost everyone has a vape pen these days. But what would make you choose to want to start vaping cannabis?
Why Choose Cannabis?
Cannabis can aid us in so many ways, but due governmental limitations we have been unable to study it until recent years. Now that we can finally research it with more depth, we are discovering that there are a multitude of health benefits…
COMING SOON: Terpene T-room
Explore the different terpenes of cannabis with us: Learn what they are, what they do, how to recognize them, and how the commonly tend to interact with our bodies! There are over 150 terpenes in the cannabis plant and we will be starting with the most predominant ones.