Marijuana; Not Just for Smoking

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Oct 12, 2015

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Colorado - Northern Colorado

Did you know that cannabis can be appreciated in more ways than combusting or vaporizing? In fact edible and topical use can provide consumers with optimal therapeutic value. Many patients and customers find comfort from day to day pain as well as relief from their daily pharmaceutical regimen using some of the innovative cannabis products on the market.

Apothecanna specializes in cannabis infused lotions, salves, and lip-balm. The regular strength Pain Cream is a reasonably priced introductory product for the first time cannabis consumer. The Extra Strength Pain Cream is recommended for experienced cannabis users; it is described as soothing and comforting. The Lip Buzz lip balm, while not intoxicating to the lips, has a wonderful healing effect for those have been too exposed to sometimes intense Colorado wind, frigid and dry temperatures, and sun. Topicals are advantageous in alleviating a wide spectrum of physical ailments including arthritis, joint pain, aching muscles, painful muscle tensions, and a variety of skin conditions.

Mary's Medicinals, has developed a wide variety of products promoting the therapeutic benefits of cannabinoids like CBC, CBD, THC, and CBN as well as many different delivery mediums with scalable dosage options. These cannabinoids are linked to relief from pain, cramps, spasms, and nausea with anti-inflammatory properties. Mary's Transdermal Patches have gained a reputation for long lasting relief. The dosing of the 10mg and 20mg patches can be scaled down by tailoring the patches to varying shapes and sizes. Mary's Transdermal Pens are dispensed in 2mg doses of cream. Pens are easily applied and stored and the effects match the qualities of the patches. Thus, this product is great for patients or customers who need a targeted dosage greater than the patches can provide. Mary's also packages their CBD and CBN extracts into 5mg capsules. Capsules are an excellent low dose, yet scalable, with similar effects as the patches and pens. Capsules can have a more immediate effect that transdermal application. Mary's Medicinal has great customer outreach through their webpage, customer surveys, and a toll-free 1-800 number that connects you to a registered nurse for guidance.

Edible products are carried for a wide variety of ailments. The Dixie Elixir company markets elixirs, tinctures, mints, capsules, and chocolates. Their 50/50 CBD:THC Synergy Tincture has been a hit for customers who are seeking a controllable high CBD edible option. Many patients use a few doses of the Dixie Tinctures for sleep aid and pain relief. Dixie 10mg Mints are an excellent scalable option for customers who need a quick, discreet, and controllable product. Mints come in two varieties: Relaxing Mint, for pain relief and sleep aid and Awakening Mint, for pain relief.

Editors Note: This article was written by Rich Fordham of Choice Organics and may be reached at 970-472-6337.

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