Entries by Ellementa Woman

Ganja Yoga: Yes, It’s Really a Thing

We are all divine souls navigating our own personal journeys. Yoga is a much-touted route to self-care and self-discovery. According to the 2016 Yoga in America study conducted by Yoga Journal and Yoga Alliance, women represent 72 percent of US practitioners of yoga. Of US practitioners of yoga, 30–49 year olds make up 43 percent followed […]

Review: Erbanna Stylish Stash Bags

We first found out about Erbanna on Twitter and immediately flipped over their stylish, odor-controlled stash bags in a variety of shapes, sizes, colors and textures. Erbanna bags bust the stereotype of the grungy stoner stash bag while not breaking the bank. Here’s a little more about these lovely – and useful – accessories. The […]

Cannabis and Chemotherapy

Marijuana took away my nausea, so I could eat healthy. It took away the severe restlessness and anxiety, so I could relax. It allowed me to eat, sleep and be up and active when I was awake — all of which are critical to recovery. It didn’t get me “high;” it made me feel halfway […]

Travel: 4 Places to Stay and Consume

With the legalization of cannabis now in full effect in many U.S. states, where can you go and where can you stay to legally enjoy a little cannabis during your visit? We’ve pulled together a short list of some overnight accommodation options from the Last Frontier to the Rocky Mountains, with a couple of city destinations in […]

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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. […]