Your Wellness Guide to Cannabis

Our blog is a guide to all things cannabis, including CBD, tips on dosing, ways to stay healthy, and more.

PlantMade: A Wellness Guide to Cannabis

In this guide you will learn:

  • Cannabis as Medicine
  • Your Endocannabinoid System (ECS)
  • Delivery Method
  • Our Process & Ingredients
  • And much more

Click the download arrow in the upper left column to get our Wellness Guide to Cannabis.

Resources

Breaking Barriers at the Abilities Expo Los Angeles

"People from all walks of life use cannabis. From soccer moms to Rastas to seniors to rappers to lawyers to kids with epilepsy." -Kimberly Dillon, CMO Papa & Barkley   The Green Rush may be in full swing in ten states and legalized medicinally or...

Empowering Women & Sharing the Power of Cannabis

Papa & Barkley have teamed up with 10th Planet Women’s Self Defense for a training series entitled “I Am My Sister’s Keeper” Empowering Women Papa & Barkley and 10th Planet Women's Self Defense are joining forces for a series of events centered around self...

5 Easy Ways to Cook with CBD Oil

by Erica Garza There are so many reasons to incorporate CBD oil into your diet and benefit from cannabidiol’s anti-inflammatory, anti-anxiety and anti-depressant properties. From throwing it into smoothies and salad dressings to concocting super-powered butters and...

Hemp Oil vs. CBD Oil: What You Should Know

by Erica Garza Not all oils are created equal, especially when it comes to those derived from the cannabis plant. Though often used interchangeably, hemp oil and CBD oil have crucial differences in how each one affects your body and health. In order to determine which...

World CBD Expo in San Diego

The World CBD Expo is coming to San Diego March 9th and 10th. Speaking on our behalf is Keiko Beatie, Director of Education Coral Cove Cannabis Health & Wellness Resort and OC Norml Board member.

Everything You Need to Know About Terpenes

Responsible for the aroma found in the cannabis plant, Terpenes also offer a host of health benefits from treating pain to relieving anxiety. Secreted from the same glands that produce THC and CBD in cannabis, Terpenes are potent and carry the potential to affect animal and human behavior when inhaled.

CBD & THC: What’s the Right Dose?

Why do milligrams matter? Often when it comes to cannabis dosing, and especially with orally consumed products like tinctures and edibles, cannabinoid content is measured in milligrams. Milligram counts are the cornerstone of proper dosing, especially with ingested...

THC & Topicals

With Mitch Earleywine, Ph.D. You’ve heard of CBD but you may be asking: why is there THC in my topical? As Mitch Earleywine Ph.D. puts it, “research reveals that cannabinoids can help pain and inflammation. Generally, THC might have the edge for most types of pain...

Cannabis for Topical Inflammation

Learn about how cannabis topicals can help with topical inflammation with Mitch Earleywine, Ph.D. Many of us deal with skin conditions that are caused by inflammation, i.e. psoriasis, an auto-immune disease that results in cycles of dry, rough, and scaly skin, which...

CBD for Sports Recovery and Performance

Learn how sports recovery and performance is positively affected by CBD with Mitch Earleywine, Ph.D. Everyone can use CBD safely and effectively; from the daily walker, to the occasional runner, to the true weekend warrior, to the pro-athlete. Sports leagues are...

CBD for Pain Management

Learn how pain management can be made easier by using CBD with Mitch Earleywine, Ph.D. Research reveals that cannabis is an effective tool for pain management. CBD is one of the strongest anti-inflammatory agents found in nature and THC is one of the strongest natural...

What Are Terpenes? Why Do They Matter?

You’ve probably heard someone describe the taste of cannabis before, often using words like “pine” “spice” and “earthy”. But what causes these different undertones? The answer is Terpenes, which are responsible for the smells and tastes of plants and fruits in nature....

CBD Sound Bath Meditation Sponsored by Papa & Barkley

What's better than living your best life by meditating? Adding a CBD infusion to the session. This Saturday our company is sponsoring a sound bath meditation session at The Den Meditation studio in Studio City, Ca. The event is designed to teach attendees about how...

What is THCa?

You’ve heard of THC, the psychoactive compound in cannabis, but did you know that it actually doesn’t exist in the raw plant? THC starts off as THC-A, which becomes THC when the plant is heated, burned, or vaporized, a process known as decarboxylation. While THC gives...

Cannabis Entourage Effect

You know about THC, CBD, and Terpenes… but why do so many cannabis enthusiasts care about their ratios to each other? This is because these different cannabinoids work in tandem, which is known as the entourage effect. The entourage effect is the idea that the myriad...

Hemp & Cannabis: How Are They Different?

While they’re technically the same species, cannabis and hemp are two distinct breeds of Cannabis Sativa with very different uses and chemical compositions. While cannabis tends to be grown short and fat in stature, with the focus on its buds, hemp is grown tall and skinny so that its stalk and seeds can be harvested and put to use.

Is Cannabis Medicine?

Yes, cannabis is medicine. Cannabis is the only true non-toxic medicinal compound that we know, and while it can be used recreationally, there are a myriad of reasons it can be used medicinally.

How to Find the Right CBD to THC Ratio

Right Ratio CBD to THC Have you ever seen numbers like 1:3, 3:1, and 1:30 on your favorite product? Here’s why: these numbers represent the ratio of CBD to THC. Understanding ratios and how to apply them is an important step in figuring out which product or strain is...

Cannabis Extraction & Solvents

With cannabis, solvents are used to break down the flower and extract its essential oils, Cannabinoids, Terpenes, and other compounds often used in making concentrates like hash oil, shatter, and wax. While we here at P & B use no solvents in the making of our products, they’re often used in large scale extraction operations, and are very common in the cannabis Industry.

What is the Right CBD Product for Me?

The sheer volume of different types of cannabis products can be overwhelming, especially for someone who is relatively new to cannabis, so we’re providing a guiding hand of the considerations when choosing the right cannabis product for you.

Papa & Barkley at Perilous Plunge 2019

What is better than community fundraising for children? Wearing costumes and plunging into the frigid waters of Humboldt Bay while raising money for a great cause.18th Annual Perilous Plunge   What is the Perilous Plunge?  The Plunge is the annual fundraiser for...

A Brief History of Cannabis

Did you know that humans have been using cannabis for thousands of years? History has numerous examples of cannabis use going way back. In the 2nd century, the Chinese surgeon Hua Tuo is credited with being the first person to use cannabis as an anesthetic. He dried...

The Human Endocannabinoid System

Did you know that even if you’ve never smoked or consumed cannabis in your life, your body is still filled with cannabinoids? This is because of the Endocannabinoid System. The ECS is the system that allows the cannabinoids present in cannabis, known as...

Cannabinoids

Primary Cannabinoids: THC (tetrahydrocannabinol)– psychoactive– used for acute pain relief, stress, appetite, sleep– most prevalent cannabinoid CBD (cannabidiol)– non-psychoactive– used for anxiety, inflammation, epilepsy, arthritis– major phytocannabinoid, making up...

What is CBD?

CBD is an active ingredient in cannabis and was one of the more prevailing compounds found in there. CBD is a cannabinoid that works with our ECS system and can be taken every single day. You can take CBD like a vitamin with no cognitive effects, which means you can...

What is THC?

THC is also an active ingredient in cannabis and is arguably the most famous cannabinoid associated with recreational use. However, here at Papa & Barkley, we focus on the wellness aspects of the plant and THC is an awesome acute pain manager. THC comes in a...

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