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THC Suppositories: The Benefits for Abdominal Cramps & Pain

By Bloom Medicinals | April 27, 2022

Did you know that pollen from a Cannabis plant was found on the mummy of Ramesses II, who died in 1213 BC? In fact, it was noted in an Egyptian medical papyrus of herbal knowledge from 1550 BC (Ebers Papyrus) that medical cannabis can be effective in treating inflammation.1 Not only that, but there is … Read more

The Best CBD Oil with THC

By Bloom Medicinals | April 21, 2022

Cannabinoids are naturally occurring compounds found within the cannabis plant. There are more than 100 distinct cannabinoids identified in cannabis. One of the most well-known cannabinoids is delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) which is the main psychoactive ingredient in cannabis. Cannabidiol (CBD) is another well-known cannabinoid. Unlike THC, however, CBD does not have psychoactive properties. CBD oil is … Read more

The History of 420

By Bloom Medicinals | April 14, 2022

The term 420 has become synonymous with marijuana. Both cannabis users and non-users around the world consider 4/20 to be an unofficial holiday for cannabis culture, but few know the story about how this number became associated with it. Why Does 420 Mean Marijuana? Some might tell you that 420 is connected with cannabis because … Read more

How to Understand Lab Analysis on Cannabis Product Labels

By Bloom Medicinals | April 12, 2022

Product labels are a great place to start when you want to learn more about the potential benefits and effects of your cannabis. At first glance, all the information on the labels can seem overwhelming. That’s why we’re going to cover the basics to help you understand what it all means. Although the information provided … Read more

How to Identify Terpenes in Products When No Lab Report Is Provided

By Bloom Medicinals | April 12, 2022

You may have noticed that different types of cannabis can have their own distinct scents. Have you ever wondered why? The unique scent that different types of cannabis flower provide comes from their terpenes.  What Are Terpenes? Terpenes are highly aromatic compounds naturally produced in plants and herbs like jasmine, rosemary, lavender, and cannabis. In … Read more

Can You Have A Medical Marijuana Card And Own A Gun In Missouri?

By Bloom Medicinals | April 1, 2022

48.8% of residents in the “Show Me” State own guns, ranking Missouri 20th in the nation in terms of gun ownership.* With nearly half of the state’s residents exercising their right to keep and bear arms, some of the questions most commonly asked by medical cannabis patients in Missouri are: “can I purchase firearms if … Read more

Medical Marijuana and Bipolar Disorder

By Bloom Medicinals | March 31, 2022

Bipolar disorder, otherwise known as “manic- depressive illness”, is a chronic illness that is characterized by uncontrollable high moods (mania) and low moods (depression).  For years doctors and scientists have been looking for ways to help treat this disorder as nearly 2.9 % of the U.S population is affected on an annual basis. While conventional … Read more

Why You Should Keep a Medical Cannabis Journal

By Bloom Medicinals | March 15, 2022

The act of writing things down helps you to organize your thoughts, to improve your mental health, to set goals, to reduce stress, and to learn more about yourself and your cannabis lifestyle. In this article I will discuss the benefits of journaling as well as the importance of medical cannabis journaling. I will include … Read more

Hemp Biofuels Have The Potential To Replace Fossil Fuels

By Bloom Medicinals | March 11, 2022

The burning of fossil fuels plays a big role in spewing large amounts of CO2 into the environment which is wreaking havoc on the planet. Switching entirely to renewable energy sources is essential for our survival. In this article I will discuss the energy potential of hemp biofuel, some biodiesel facts, the different types of … Read more

What are THCP and CBDP? Discoveries in Cannabinoid Research

By Bloom Medicinals | March 8, 2022

A team of Italian researchers who were doing a study on industrial hemp, stumbled upon two new cannabinoids; THCP and CBDP. They published their study in Scientific Reports on December 30, 2019. In this article I will explain the ramifications of this exciting yet unexpected discovery and discuss the analytical tools used in their study. … Read more