Research shows that women who smoke do so to relieve anxiety and stress more than their male counterparts, as well as to maintain social networks. While men seem to like the risk-taking element involved in cannabis use, women who choose to imbibe oft
Using mind-altering drugs as a meditative tool is as old as spiritual practice itself. "Cannabis has been used in spirituality for thousands of years, going back to the sadhus of India smoking their chillums," says Shelly Jenkins, who teaches meditat
It's possible that cannabis use has an indirect effect on productivity and focus. The plant's ability to induce euphoria, improve mood, and other effects, could benefit your ability to follow through with things.
When THC is ingested, neurons in your brain begin to fire more quickly, giving you that racing-mind feeling. It's possible that this encourages creative thinking, and may strengthen the effects art has on different parts of the brain
The main terpenes in Indica are Myrcene (commonly found in hops) and Linalool (which is found in lavender), both of which have sedative and calming effects. Sativa plants have the terpenes limonene (found in citrus) and pinene (common in pine trees),
Fine cannabis deserves respect like organic food or fine wine Cannabis isn’t naturally grown indoors. Like nearly all agricultural produce, it needs a healthy dose of organic soil, fresh water, and of course, sunlight to flourish. But when reefer mad
"The retina is very rich in cannabinoid receptors," says cannabis researcher, Dr. Ethan Russo. Some studies have shown that consuming cannabis can improve a person's night vision, which might increase their ability to pick out details in an image.
"There are a variety of ideas as to why [cannabis improves sex]," explained Dr. Becky Kaufman Lynn, who recently conducted a survey on how women feel about bringing marijuana into the bedroom. "One is that it lowers your anxiety and stress, it gives