Here at the Releaf Center we want to help educate our patients on their medicine. We frequently get asked about the different effects of various strains and what strain of medicine would best suite their needs. The easiest way to break down all the countless strains of marijuana is between Sativas and Indicas.
Sativa vs Indica Marijuana
When comparing between Indicas and Sativas, it’s important to look at the chemical compounds in the cannabis plant, cannabinoids. The main cannabinoid connected with Sativa strains is THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol). This is the primary psychoactive ingredient in Marijuana. Sativas could really [...]
Medical use with marijuana has been common for centuries. Evidence of cannabis use in a medical context dates back to the Emperor Shen Nung in 2737 BC. Cannabis was one of the 50 fundamental herbs of traditional chinese medicine, and since that time frame, it has been prescribed for a broad range of symptoms.
We constantly work with patients that use cannabis to not only help moderate their symptoms but also increase their overall well being. It is very encouraging to hear all the stories of patients who come in and explain how marijuana has made their life better, as [...]
We are all familiar with Oktoberfest. It’s that time of year when all the Colorado brewers craft their award winning beers and unleash them to the public. Massive drinking on a large scale! We do like our beers here at The Releaf Center, but what happens when you replace the beer with some of the top grown strains of cannabis from all around the world and create an international festival held right here in Denver, Colorado. Well….you get a pretty interesting collection of people from all over the map and an enormous celebration. This is what we call [...]
The Colorado Rockies opening day is always a crazy one, but this year it felt like the excitement consumed the entire city! The lower highlands was infused with energy and purple flooded the streets. With a Rockies opening win, I’d say the mile high city is feeling pretty good! COME ON COLORADO ROCKIES!!!!!!
Colorado Rockies opening day [...]