Cannabis Terpenes, Part 6: What’s Beta-Caryophyllene and How Does It Work?

Cannabis Terpenes, Part 6: What’s Beta-Caryophyllene and How Does It Work?

Terpenes, the fragrant essential oils found in every plant, flower, and herb, are abundant in cannabis. But until recently, terpenes got much less research attention than other components of the...
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Cannabis Terpenes, Part 5: What’s Humulene and How Does It Work?

Cannabis Terpenes, Part 5: What’s Humulene and How Does It Work?

More than 20,000 terpenes appear throughout nature, in every plant, every flower, and even some insects. Relatively few of these aromatic hydrocarbons – about 200 – are found in cannabis....
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Cannabis Terpenes, Part 4: What’s Limonene and How Does It Work?

Cannabis Terpenes, Part 4: What’s Limonene and How Does It Work?

Terpenes, the aromatic hydrocarbons found in every known plant, have a bigger piece of the alternative medicine pie than ever before. And that’s thanks to only one (especially powerful) plant...
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What is Kief and How to Use it?

What is Kief and How to Use it?

If you look closely at a cannabis bud, you might notice it’s covered in tiny, sticky, powder-like crystals. Inside each of these tiny resin pockets are the highest concentrations of...
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The Future of Cannabis Cartridges Is Here

The Future of Cannabis Cartridges Is Here

We sat down with SIRA Naturals Extractions Manager Tom Plunket to discuss Sira’s newest product innovations. Can you tell us a little about yourself? My name is Tom Plunket, I...
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Cannabis Terpenes, Part 3: What’s Linalool and How Does It Work?

Cannabis Terpenes, Part 3: What’s Linalool and How Does It Work?

You’ve probably heard the term “terpene.” It’s five times more likely to pop up in a Google search than it was just two years ago. That’s because interest in terpenes...
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Cannabis Terpenes, Part 2: What’s Myrcene and How Does It Work?

Cannabis Terpenes, Part 2: What’s Myrcene and How Does It Work?

Terpenes are aromatic hydrocarbons, found in the essential oils of every plant and used in healing for thousands of years. Today, terpenes are perhaps best known as the compounds that...
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Cannabis Terpenes, Part 1: What’s Alpha-Pinene and How Does It Work?

Cannabis Terpenes, Part 1: What’s Alpha-Pinene and How Does It Work?

You’ve probably heard of terpenes as part of your research into medical cannabis, but many people are still unsure what, exactly, they are. Terpenes are aromatic hydrocarbons found in the...
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FDA Approves First-Ever Medical Cannabis Treatment for Epilepsy

FDA Approves First-Ever Medical Cannabis Treatment for Epilepsy

For the first time in the U.S., a cannabis-based medicine has been approved by the FDA. Yes, synthetic THC has its stamp of approval, but Epidiolex is different. The new...
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