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Terpene Spotlight – Caryophyllene (The Spicy One)

Terpenes are amazing compounds found in all kinds of plants and flowers, but caryophyllene is something special. Not only is it on the spicier side, it’s actually bigger on the molecular level than terpenes like limonene and myrcene. It’s also the only known cannabis terpene with a cyclobutane ring – something rare in nature in general. What else sets caryophyllene apart? You’d be surprised. Read more

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Here’s Why You Should Try a Cannabis Topical

If you’re still thinking the benefits of cannabis can only be attained by smoking or eating it, we’re guessing you haven’t yet learned about topicals. As more states legalize cannabis – and as the hemp industry charges full steam ahead with the recent passage of the Farm Bill – creativity is growing and cannabis-infused topicals are getting more and more attention. As well they should! Between their accessibility, safety, and efficacy, here’s why you should try a cannabis topical. Read more

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Cannabis Wellness, New Year’s Resolutions, and You

Bad news, people. By the middle of January, one in ten people have already abandoned their New Year’s resolutions. Actually, it’s a little earlier than the middle of the month, with January 12 an unofficial “Quitter’s Day.” But it gets worse. Only 8 percent of those making New Year’s resolutions actually achieve them. If you read our recent post about cannabis acting as a secret weapon to help you nail those resolutions, you’re already ahead of the game. Interestingly, a thriving little cottage industry in the overall cannabis world is linked directly to health and wellness. And that’s good news for those of you trying like crazy to make those admirable health and wellness resolutions stick.

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Cultivating Cannabis & A New Strain Alert

If you’ve ever browsed cannabis strains online in search of something new, you may have noticed terms like cross and hybrid and parent. And while you can probably guess that terminology like that is related to plant breeding, we’re taking things a little further with today’s post. Here’s what to know about the fascinating horticultural art that is cannabis cultivation, plus a new strain alert from your friends here at Kynd Cannabis Company.

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Three Ways Cannabis is the Secret to Nailing those New Year’s Resolutions

Sleep better, look better, feel better – sounds like a dream, right? If you’re the New Year’s resolution type, you may be two weeks into the best year of your life. You know, the one where you finally get a handle on nutrition, fitness, that nagging back pain, and your propensity for leaning on OTC pain killers a little too heavily. While it’s true that the vast majority of New Year’s resolutions – some 92%!– are abandoned at some point, you have a secret weapon at your fingertips. Yep, we’re talking about cannabis.

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Why Buying Cannabis Based on THC Percentages Alone is a Mistake

Any budtender will tell you that in the fledging cannabis industry, the majority of customer interest is solely on THC percentages. That limited focus stands out as one of the biggest tells that education in this industry has yet to catch up to the masses. Why? Simple. Those in the know will tell you that the terpene profile of a given strain plays a far greater role in scents, flavors, and effects. That’s just one reason it’s worth your while to look past the THC percentage. Read more

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Terpene Spotlight – Pinene

The nose knows – different cannabis strains have amazingly different aromas. And the magical little compound behind that symphony of scents? Terpenes! We’ve previously shined the spotlight on limonene and myrcene, and today we’re talking up one of the most researched terpenes around – pinene. Read more

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Haunted by Stress and Anxiety? There’s a Strain for That.

Forget the candy corn this October. Kynd Cannabis Company has not one but two seasonally on-point strains that will scare away any stress or anxiety haunting you. And it’s not just their names that make Ghost OG and B-Witched perfect for the spookiest time of year. Read more

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Cannabis and the Tattoo Artist

Life is full of happy coincidences, and for Anthony Ortega, a blank wall in exactly the right spot turned out to be one of them. “I got involved in the Reno Mural Expo and the wall they chose for me to paint was right behind Mynt,” he says with a grin. And while it may seem a little too obvious that the long-haired, soft-spoken muralist/tattoo artist is a proponent of cannabis, there’s more to it – and to him – than you might think. Read more

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Cannabis-Infused Pumpkin Spice Lattes – Oh Yeah

It’s September, and you know what that means – the pumpkin spice season is upon us. Luckily, the fine folks over at High Times are way ahead of the game with their recipe for cannabis-infused pumpkin spice lattes. And while that sounds positively, delightfully autumnal, it’s the canna-milk recipe that’s really piqued our interest. Read more