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What Are Trichomes?

What Are Trichomes?

The Importance of Trichomes in Cannabis When you look at cannabis close-up, it’s covered in small, crystalline hairs. When properly cured and trimmed, buds will often sparkle with cloudy or amber-colored trichomes.  Those hairs are actually tiny resin glands that produce cannabinoids, flavonoids, and terpenes, the essential oils which give cannabis its medical properties, its … Continued

Storing Your Cannabis Medicine

Storing Your Cannabis Medicine

Storage Tips for Making Your Cannabis Medicine Last Longer In pop culture, cannabis is often depicted as sealed in plastic baggies or hidden away in a dresser drawer. Yet proper cannabis storage is important for health and safety reasons. And, let’s face it, cannabis can be expensive, so you want to make sure you are … Continued

Sativa & Indica

Sativa & Indica

Cannabis Plants & Strains Cannabis indica and cannabis sativa are the two species of the cannabis plant that are cultivated for commercial use. A third species of cannabis, ruderalis, grows feral in the Caucus mountains and is not typically cultivated for human consumption. Most cannabis strains found in dispensaries are not true indicas or sativas … Continued

Using Cannabis as an Opioid Exit Strategy

Using Cannabis as an Opioid Exit Strategy

Opioid Reduction Using Cannabis   Cannabis has been used to treat acute and chronic pain, due to its ability to ease pain for nearly 2,000 years. The first recorded use of cannabis as an anesthetic was in the 2nd century AD, when a Chinese surgeon mixed cannabis powder with wine to numb the pain of … Continued

Using Intent with Cannabis Treatment to Maximize Wellness

Using Intent with Cannabis Treatment to Maximize Wellness

How to Maximize Your Cannabis Treatment   Why are millions of Americans turning to medical cannabis? Research shows that cannabis helps relieve the symptoms of dozens of illnesses, such as Crohn’s disease, seizures, migranes, and cancer. Cannabis can also help with stress, anxiety, and severe pain. A recent study of patients using cannabidiol shows that … Continued

“I like Erez best. It helps me sleep better.” — Pam W.

“I like Erez best. It helps me sleep better.” — Pam W.

Tikun Olam’s strains have only been available in the United States since November, but over in Delaware, patients are already experiencing the beneficial properties of Tikun Olam strains. Pam W is a single mother of four adult children in their twenties, who is actively involved in her local community as worship leader, activist and certified … Continued

What is Medical Cannabis?

What is Medical Cannabis?

Medical cannabis is a term used to describe the use of the cannabis plant and its constituent cannabinoids to alleviate symptoms and help people struggling with medical conditions. The Cannabis plant has been used for medicinal purposes for thousands of years across many cultures. Tikun Olam’s medical cannabis is produced from flowers of plants that … Continued

THC – Tetrahydrocannabinol

THC – Tetrahydrocannabinol

The Benefits of THC THC, or Tetrahydrocannabinol, is the main psychoactive cannabinoid in the cannabis plant and the most well-known cannabinoid. THC produces the euphoric “high” often associated with consuming cannabis, in addition to having several medical properties. Four things you should know about THC: THC helps regulate nausea and vomiting, and was first used as … Continued