Silence is serenity, until the torrent of unresolved thoughts, feelings and experiences presses against our mind, begging to be washed away. We then shirk away from the torrent and jump

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Plant growth regulators (PGRs) are products that agriculturists have been using as a tool with their plants for decades. PGRs are designed to augment, restrain, or change the pattern of

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Greetings again! In the Chinese philosophy exists the symbol of yin and yang. The two symbolize the opposite principles of nature. Yin is an expression of the feminine, negative, moon

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Greetings fellow explorers, It is most fortunate that you have arrived upon this page. Most fortunate for both you and I. I will have the joy of sharing the alternative,

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As previously discussed in our introductory article on terpenes, this class of plant-derived chemical structures is incredibly diverse in both number and profile. Each of these (relatively) small chemical compounds

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There are several by-products of the cannabis plant. The most common utilization and widely known application of cannabis is smoking. However there are several uses for every part of the

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Cannabis plants are constituted by three main groups of phytochemicals (plant chemicals)– cannabinoids, terpenes, and phenolic compounds. Though cannabinoids, which include the well-known compounds tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD), may

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Cannabis research as we know it today owes an enormous amount to the first scientist whose isolation of THC from the cannabis plant set the research pipeline in motion. Since

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Regulation of cannabis in America can be traced back to as early as 1906 and has been a controversial topic ever since. Some sources say, that in the attempt to

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The isolation and synthesis of THC by Mechoulam and his team in the 60s was the key research result which spurred the subsequent discovery of the cannabinoid-receptor system of proteins

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Cannabis is a genus within the larger group of plants known as angiosperms, or flowering plants. This is the largest and most diverse group of terrestrial plants, distinguished by the

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There are more than 60 cannabinoids identified which are unique to the cannabis plant, earning them the distinction of phytocannabinoids. We covered the Primary Phytocannabinoids here. Since the initial terming

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As of 2008, there have been at least 108 phytocannabinoids characterized in cannabis. However, the two of greatest clinical interest are ∆9-Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD). Among the first phytocannabinoids

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The female cannabis plant has over 480 known compounds, 113 of those have been isolated through research and have been identified specifically as cannabinoids. The discovery of these has led

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Given the breadth of slang which can accompany any discussion of cannabis, it is important to begin with the medicinal and biological perspective which employs a standard set of terms

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Cannabis 101: Intro to the Basics

Cannabis is a ubiquitous issue these days. Here in Los Angeles, Proposition 64 is about to ask Californians to vote on whether or not they believe that the recreational use

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