The Endocannabinoid System

Written by Ramses Translated by Cristina The human body has a highly developed ability to maintain an internal state of balance or homeostasis. This balancing of the body’s internal processes is influenced by the body’s cannabinoid system (endocannabinoid system). Endocannabinoids (those produced by the body), as well as phytocannabinoids (those found in cannabis), affect the…

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What is Trim?

What is trim? While looking for new and interesting things to try, you might come across some trim on our menu. The first thing that catches your eye is that the price is much lower – why? “Trim” is all the plant material that is trimmed from around the flower during the harvesting and curing…

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TWC Events

During February, Takoma Wellness Center had the pleasure of having celebrity chef April Thompson, host a “Cooking with Cannabis” class. Serving up jokes and tasty recipes to nearly two dozen patients and guests, Chef Thompson brought a thoughtful and accessible approach to cooking with cannabis. Wrapping up the month with a Cannabis 101 class, 20…

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Dry Herb Vaporizer

If you consume cannabis or utilize aromatherapy through various herbs or herbal blends, then no doubt that you have heard of portable and desktop dry herb vaporizers. The use of concentrates is on the rise, but that doesn’t mean that dry herbs are falling by the wayside. Some people simply prefer dry herb to concentrates….

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Does a high THC percentage equal more effects?

Does a high THC percentage equal more effects? By Cristina C., Takoma Wellness Center Patient Consultant After seeing some of the testing results for Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in cannabis flower lately, I can’t help but ask myself: Does more THC really make a difference on its effect? The quick answer is: not necessarily! Having tried 15…

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