Entries by Ellementa Woman

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Consuming Cannabis: Edibles 101

Remember that time in college when you ate a pot brownie and got really high? Maybe it was fun, maybe you felt a little nauseous, you giggled, or you were a bit paranoid, you were so relaxed, or a little out of control. That was then. This is now. You’re all grown up, and if you didn’t continue […]

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Elements of Cannabis: Cannabinoids 101

Cannabis, like any medicinal plant, consists of various compounds that can interact with the human body when consumed or applied topically. The main compounds of the Cannabis plant are phytocannabinoids, more commonly referred to as cannabinoids. Phytocannabinoids also occur in non-psychoactive plants such as echinacea purpura, a common alternative medicine, used as an immune booster, […]

Cannabis Strains: Sativa versus Indica

Cannabis is a genus of flowering plant in the family Cannabaceae. The two species most commonly referenced are Cannabis sativa and Cannabis indica and each contains numerous strains including hybrids that blend both species. Cannabis has been referred to as weed, pot, smoke, grass, and many other names over the years, although it was coined […]

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Consuming Cannabis: Vaping 101

Don’t worry – we didn’t know what vaping was either! Vaping means inhaling the vapor of cannabis flower or oil heated at a low, more controlled temperature to avoid combustion (burning) using special vape pens. This is different from e-cigarettes where you vaporize synthetic oils instead of the more natural, pure cannabis plant matter or extract. […]

Spiritual Cannabis with Becca Williams

Becca Williams is a long-time cannabis advocate “advancing states of higher consciousness.” In her own words, she is a “ceremonialist” or a “plant spirit guide, creating communal experiences that support transformational healing and awakenings with the support of cannabis as a spirit plant.” Ellementa was honored to have a conversation with Becca recently.   Meet […]

Review: Legion of Bloom “The Monarch”

Carrie is our cannabis reviewer. She is a nonprofit consultant living out her hippie dreams in San Francisco. In addition to her passion for bringing cannabis health education to women, she has a passion for bringing empathy to nonprofit management. I smoked plenty of cannabis back in my younger days, but as I grew up, I decided inhaling […]

Review: The Lady G Stash Bag by AnnaBis

Gone are the days of plastic baggies for our weed. Our cannabis deserves better. We’ve been on the lookout for beautiful and practical bags for stash. Many of them can even double as a everyday purses. Here’s what Pamela N. Epstein, Esq., LL.M from Greenwise Consulting says about the Lady G from AnnaBis. What do you do? […]

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Where is Cannabis Legal?

Remember the 80s? That decade brought us Flashdance, Scrunchies and big hair, and the War on Drugs with the slogan “Just Say No.” Fast-forward to 2017, and state governments are revisiting their marijuana laws and realizing that the ancient healing plant not only possess medicinal value but could also be an economic boon for struggling […]