Vanilla Berry Pie by One Plant

Vanilla Berry Pie by One Plant

To be honest, I bought this strain because of the name, and its sweetness, in both taste and effect, lives up to the expectation. Vanilla Berry Pie (VBP) is an indica dominate hybrid. I purchased on 1/8th, or 3.5g for $42. VBP is a cross between Magnum Opus 11th Gen. Royal Kush x Cherry Pie Kush x Sunset Sherbert. As with all of One Plant's flower, VBP is organically grown. (Read more by clicking the photo above.)

Tolerance Breaks

Tolerance Breaks

If you consume marijuana (THC) regularly, you might notice it doesn't provide the same euphoric effect it used to. You are likely consuming more & more product to achieve the same effect or benefits. This isn't simply because you get used the euphoric feeling of THC. Instead, with regular consumption, the Endocannabinoid System (ECS) actually downregulates & desensitizes the CB1 receptors in our brain (CB1 receptors bind with THC to create an effect). (Read more by clicking the photo above.)

Cannabinoids 101

Cannabinoids 101

Cannabinoids are naturally occurring compounds, produced in the trichomes of the cannabis plant. What's amazing, is they are exclusive to cannabis and have not been detected in any other plant. They bond with our body's Endocannabinoid System (ECS), causing a therapeutic effect. With ECS receptors all over our body, benefits from cannabinoids are typically varied & widespread. There are more than 100 confirmed cannabinoids - not just THC & CBD. We also are starting to see specific cannabinoids be isolated for particular health benefits. (Read more by clicking the photo above.)

Ebony & Ivory by One Plant

Ebony & Ivory by One Plant

I was excited to see a Sativa dominant hybrid during my trip to One Plant. I've always reached for indicas, but lately, I find myself drawn to Sativas for a little extra boost. I purchased an 1/8th, or 3.5g, for $42. Ebony & Ivory is a strain created by Swamp Boy Seeds. It is a cross of The White and Nigerian (hence, the name). The buds of this organically grown flower are medium sized & covered in trichomes (that frosty goodness). Upon opening the jar, I was hit with an earthy, nutty aroma. (Read more by clicking the photo above.)

One Plant

One Plant

One Plant originates from California and I couldn't be happier to see they are bringing their clean aesthetic & welcoming vibe to Florida. When you walk into their dispensary in Boynton Beach, the feeling is immediately different than other dispensaries. It is more of a retail experience, featuring a completely open space that is flooded with natural light and fresh flowers sprinkled throughout. (Read more by clicking the photo above.)

1:1 Transdermal Patch by Muv

1:1 Transdermal Patch by Muv

Transdermal means that cannabinoids, in this case 1:1 CBD and THC, are actually delivered to the bloodstream vs sitting on top of the skin. This is done with an absorbing agent, in this case, ethanol (alcohol). The patches are applied to an area where your skin is thin and veiny, such as your ankle, wrist or lower back. Muv also suggests the upper arm or chest for the patch to stay put longer. (Read more by clicking the photo above.)

Blueberry Concentrate by Muv

Blueberry Concentrate by Muv

Muv has several options for cartridges. I found the Pure cartridge fit my existing pen, so this is the one I decided to go with. I was happy to see it is solvent-free, and only contains distillate with cannabis-derived and all natural terpenes, providing full spectrum benefits. Blueberry is one of my favorite strains, so I was excited to try it in a concentrate. As I suspected, the concentrate isn't quite as effective for me as the whole flower, but it is still a decent alternative if you have to be discrete, or whole flower isn't your thing. (Read more by clicking the photo above.)

Trichomes 101

Trichomes 101

Trichomes are tiny little crystals that cover the leaves, buds, stems, & stalks of cannabis. Under a microscope, trichomes (from the Greek word “Tríchōma,” meaning “growth of hair”) have a mushroom-like appearance & look like something out of a science fiction novel. Inside each trichrome is a little factory that produces "the good stuff" - a viscous oil that contains hundreds of cannabinoids, terpenes, & flavonoids that make our favorite cannabis strains potent, unique, & effective. (Read more by clicking the photo above.)