Category: Education

Why Do Some Societies Consider Weed Sacred?

Today we use visit a cannabis dispensary medicinally and recreationally. In times past, and in some places still today, folks consider it sacred, a spiritual herb. It forms part of certain ceremonies and rituals over several centuries and worldwide too. Societies from today’s Rastafarians to ancient Taoists in China recognized its spiritual effects. As more […]

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6 Normally Late Night Crave-Satisfying Spots You Need on Your Device

  We wanted to give you a list of the best late-night munchie spots.  That was then. This is now.   Restaurants are curbside, deliveries are not 24/7, info is iffy. BUT:  You want to eat, and they – out there, what your business, so Herbarium LA stuffed ourselves to find the best options for your […]

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CBD vs THC

THC VS. CBD

Cannabis consumers have long prized potency (a high THC content) as one of the main factors that makes a particular strain more desirable. Though traditional demand for THC has caused an oversaturation of high-potency products, many consumers are starting to prefer less intense products that are lower in THC and higher in the non-intoxicating compound […]

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Papaya Quench

Cannabis Terpene Facts

Cannabis smells, and with good reason: it’s loaded with terpenes, aromatic compounds that not only determine a particular strain’s smell and taste, but also contribute to its effects. These are the most common terpenes you see today.   Myrcene (MUR-seen) The most common terpene in modern commercial cannabis. Believed to promote calming effects. Also Found […]

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Cannabis Bud Up Close

What Are Terpenes In Cannabis?

Terpenes In Cannabis Secreted in the same glands that produce cannabinoids like THC and CBD, terpenes are aromatic oils that color cannabis varieties with distinctive flavors like citrus, berry, mint, and pine. Not unlike other strong-smelling plants and flowers, the development of terpenes in cannabis began for adaptive purposes: to repel predators and lure pollinators. There are many factors that […]

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Cannabis Testing

How Does Cannabis Testing Work & Why Is It Important?

With all the vaping crisis’s and black-market cannabis sales, would you want to buy any cannabis product that has no information on it? Cannabis testing allows consumers to make informed purchasing decisions based on the strength and composition of cannabis products. Accurate testing is important for medical patients who need specific effects. It is also […]

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Herbarium Cannabis Plant

Anatomy of a Cannabis Plant

Anatomy Of A Cannabis Plant When looking at a cannabis plant at Herbarium, you’ll notice a complex binding of different parts: the fiery orange hairs, the sugary crystals, chunky knobs encased by tiny leaves. But what exactly are all of these and what do they do? The cannabis plant is comprised of several structures, many […]

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Man Smokes in Orange Cloud

Terpenes- The Flavors of Cannabis

If you’re familiar with essential oils, you already know what terpenes are. They are aromatic oils that are secreted from specific glands in many different plants. In the cannabis plant, terpenes are produced from the same glands that are responsible for cannabinoids like THC and CBD. They developed over generations for the same reasons that […]

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Edibles Help with sleep

Can’t sleep? Cannabis can help.

Approximately 60 million Americans suffer from insomnia each year and many of the pharmaceutical solutions to this issue can be addictive or dangerous. With it’s broadening medicinal and recreational legality, people are beginning to turn to cannabis to help them get to sleep and stay asleep. The best strains for sleep aid are ones that […]

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Recreational or Medicinal Cannabis Plant

What is the Difference Between Recreational and Medicinal Cannabis?

You may know about the differences in your retail experience when purchasing cannabis for medicinal vs. recreational reasons, but did you know that many growers specifically cultivate their plants to serve the specific needs of both types of cannabis consumers? Medicinal cannabis is usually cultivated with the cannabinoid profile in mind. Growers aim to achieve […]

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