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What Gives Purple Cannabis Flower Its Pigmentation?

By Bloom Medicinals | November 3, 2021

Purple cannabis flower is aesthetically very pleasing and I join the many cannabis aficionados who love the look of it. Before I was tasked with writing about purple cannabis flower, I just assumed that the purple color was due to a specific terpene content. However, this is not the case. There is also some confusion … Read more

ALS Survivor, Cathy Jordan; Patron Saint Of Florida Cannabis

By Bloom Medicinals | October 28, 2021

May Is ALS Awareness Month. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, is a progressive neurogenerative disease with no cure. The life expectancy for those with ALS is 2-5 years after diagnosis. I know of 2 ALS patients who credit medical cannabis with keeping them alive for decades rather than years. This article … Read more

Cannabis Strains In The Spotlight: Eleven Roses And Super Lemon Haze

By Bloom Medicinals | October 20, 2021

Eleven Roses and Super Lemon Haze Strains In this article I will be highlighting two outstanding cannabis strains; Eleven Roses and Super Lemon Haze. They are both available in our Texarkana dispensary. I will explain the origins of both strains, discuss their terpene and cannabinoid content, size and growing cycle, color, flavor, aroma, effects and … Read more

Innovations In Cannabis Pollen Long-Term Storage And Its Germination

By Bloom Medicinals | October 14, 2021

In a new study, partly funded by the Canadian government, researchers have developed a method for storing cannabis pollen for extended periods of time. They have also found a way to establish the viability of the germination of the pollen of cannabis plants. In this article I will define cannabis pollen, will explain how it … Read more

Demystifying The Differences Between THCa And THC

By Bloom Medicinals | October 3, 2021

Many people are familiar with the cannabinoid THC, but did you know that it comes from the raw acid compound THCa? In this article I will clarify how THCa is converted into THC and list the many benefits of THCa and THC. I will also explain how the percentages of THCa and THC that appear … Read more

Cannabis Tinctures Are Highly Recommended For New Patients

By Bloom Medicinals | September 19, 2021

For those of you who are new to medical cannabis and feel overwhelmed by all the different delivery methods now available, may I recommend cannabis tinctures? In this article I will explain why using cannabis tinctures is a safe, easy, discreet and effective way to medicate. I will discuss the benefits, the different ways to … Read more

Innovations in Dabbing: Cold Start or Reverse Dabbing

By Bloom Medicinals | September 7, 2021

In the early days of dabbing, the only choice was to use high temperatures to heat up a nail or banger, load the concentrate and inhale. It produced a very harsh smoking experience that caused a whole lot of coughing. The newest innovation for a better dabbing experience is the use of low temperatures aka … Read more

Hard Candies Made With RSO Recipe

By Bloom Medicinals | August 28, 2021

One of the joys of being part of the cannabis community is meeting wonderfully talented people. One such woman is Dorothy-Rourke Stiver who has been gracious enough to share her original recipes. SIDE NOTE: Dorothy typically uses RSO (Rick Simpson Oil of Full Extract Cannabis Oil) for several reasons: It is ready to use; decarboxylation … Read more

Cannabis Bioavailability; What’s The Most Effective Method?

By Bloom Medicinals | August 12, 2021

Are you all familiar with the term bioavailabilty? If you are not, you should be. The Merriam-Webster definition is the degree and rate at which a substance (as a drug) is absorbed into a living system or is made available at the site of physiological activity. The other important factor in increasing the bioavailability of … Read more

The Many Surprising Benefits Of The Cannabis Root

By Bloom Medicinals | July 29, 2021

Most cannabis users know all about the many benefits of cannabis leaves, stems and buds, but did you know that the cannabis root also has a myriad of medicinal properties? I certainly didn’t! In this article I will discuss the history of cannabis root usage, list its benefits, the compounds it contains, the many ways … Read more