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The Pechoti Method: Administering Cannabis through the Belly Button

The Pechoti Method: Administering Cannabis through the Belly Button

Cannabis is such a versatile wonder plant – you can vape it, smoke it, ingest it, bath bomb with it, slather it on sore spots and even put it in your belly button.

Wait – what? While many people are familiar with topical applications of some sort, the Pechoti method refers back to the ancient Ayurveda tradition of putting oil in the belly button for medicinal purposes.

15 Quotes About Marijuana From Famous Creatives

15 Quotes About Marijuana From Famous Creatives
Aren't some of best, most creative ideas (“high-deas”) always sparked by cannabis consumption? Artists, writers and other creatives throughout history will say yes...

 

Check out this compilation of quotes from famous creatives to help inspire imaginative thought for any project, written by Lit by Leaf and featured on Miss Marijuana

Guest Post: 10 Real People Explain How Cannabis Helps Their Depression

Guest Post: 10 Real People Explain How Cannabis Helps Their Depression
Cannabis and depression, do the two go hand-in-hand? Now that cannabis is becoming more normalized, people are questioning how it can help them as a plant medicine instead of just looking at it as a party drug. Guest writer Shannon Ullman, creator of Miss Marijuana, finds out.

5 Ways How to Stop the Munchies

5 Ways How to Stop the Munchies

While cannabis has many positive effects on the body, for some people, increased appetite is not one of them. Fortunately, there are many ways to manage the “munchies” without overindulging.

Did you know that some strains stimulate hunger in the brain more than others (typically those high in THC) , while others can actually suppress appetite (such as those high in THCV)? Read more... 

Lung health matters: 5 reasons why you should use a smoke filter

Lung health matters: 5 reasons why you should use a smoke filter
Did you know, according to the American Lung Association, cannabis smokers tend to inhale more deeply compared to cigarette smokers, leading to greater exposure to tar and other contaminants? Check out our review on the Moose Labs MouthPeace and triple-layer activated carbon filter that sanitizes smoke/vapor and enhances flavors by removing resins, toxins, and tar – without blocking THC/CBD or reducing airflow.

Bathing in Cannabis with CBD Bath Bombs! Great for Fibromyalgia and Improving Sleep

Bathing in Cannabis with CBD Bath Bombs! Great for Fibromyalgia and Improving Sleep

Do you love cannabis so much that you wish you could bathe in it? If you suffer from aches, pains, and/or insomnia, you definitely should try adding a CBD-infused bath to your cannabis routine! 

Find out how CBD helps to alleviate pain and inflammation, as well as how to make your own DIY CBD bath bombs. 

The 101 on 710: Cannabis Oils & Concentrates

The 101 on 710: Cannabis Oils & Concentrates

Whether it's crumble, wax, shatter, or other forms of concentrates, dabs offer a potent high and powerful relief.  They can also be a cleaner and safer method of cannabis consumption, particularly for MMJ patients.

However, both extracts and concentrates can pose risks to health due to residual solvents or contaminants from the manufacturing process. Find out the healthiest options and how to tell if you're purchasing a quality product. Did you know color is not always a reliable way of determining purity? 

5 Common Cannabis Habits Harming Your Health

5 Common Cannabis Habits Harming Your Health
Don't hold in that smoke! (Spoiler alert: it doesn't get you higher)
 
Whether you've been using cannabis for 5 days or 15 years, we all have our established rituals and habits. Unfortunately, improper consumption can negate the positive and therapeutic effects of cannabis use, and even be harmful to health.

 

Find out if you've been practicing any of the 5 Common Cannabis Habits Harming Your Health - written by Lit By Leaf, featured on CandidChronicle

Cannabis Indica vs. Cannabis Sativa: The Common Myth of Consumption Effects

Cannabis Indica vs. Cannabis Sativa: The Common Myth of Consumption Effects

Team Indica or Team Sativa? It’s actually not that cut and dry. The age-old “in da couch” association for indica and “energizing high” often touted for sativa continues to be the standard – though highly inaccurate – way of describing consumption effects.

In reality, due to factors like prolific cultivation and undocumented breeding (hello, hybrids), this outdated way of identifying consistent effects of these varietals is difficult, if not impossible.

What really defines categorization are primary and secondary compounds, and cannabis plants express cannabinoid and terpenoid secondary compounds.

Why Hemp Wick is Better for Your Health (and Your High)

Why Hemp Wick is Better for Your Health (and Your High)
If you have never given a second thought about lighting up your bowl, joint, or blunt with a regular butane lighter, you’re not alone. However, once you try hemp wick and understand its health benefits (as well as the many ways it makes your cannabis experience more enjoyable), you will likely never want to go back to using a lighter. 

Using Cannabis to Get Lit Within

Using Cannabis to Get Lit Within
“Conscious cannabis” is a phrase that refers to using cannabis for greater spiritual awakening or mind-expanding purposes, beyond just the recreational high or medicinal need of various symptom relief. Using cannabis as your guide and figurative drishti can help re-evaluate areas of the body and mind that need nurturing, healing, and attention.

Chronic Pain, Cannabis, & Curable

Chronic Pain, Cannabis, & Curable

Chronic pain is complicated. For many MMJ users living with chronic pain -  physical, emotional, or a combination of both, cannabis can unquestionably offer life-changing symptom relief.

However, during intense flare-ups, sometimes even our ideal go-to medicines aren’t enough to fully diminish deeply rooted pain. Emotional pain can manifest into the physical body, creating a complex and ingrained pain response cycle. The Curable app is the first of its kind to offer a new and unique way to manage chronic pain of all forms, providing “exercises” that may help to reverse the cycle of pain.