Angelica (Dong-Quai)

I first started my personal journey into herbal medicines because of my abnormal monthly cycle. This is another herb I suggest for women who are dealing with hormonal imbalances. Symptoms of this include irregular facial hair, mood swings, unexplained weight gain or loss, fatigue, painful periods, abnormal bleeding, and depression. Add this herb to your medicine…

Waking up with Wifi Nigerian

Wifi Nigerian is the highest THC sativa offering from the good growers at Abatin Wellness Center. This is one of their DC exclusive, limited genetic SpecialĂ© cultivars so I definitely suggest you get it while you can. I’m gingerly exploring the world of sativas, because I medicate for anxiety I’m all too aware of how…

Surprised by Sweet Thang

I chose this flower randomly while smelling all the fruity flowers Herbal Alternatives had to offer last Friday. What interested me was the fact that a gram was definitely going to get 2 jays and of course I was loving the fruity, lemon, funky smell she had to offer. Rolled her up and she did…

All about THC

When I give my 2min crash course on cannabis consumption, I use alcohol as a metaphor so people can understand the myriad of nuances that occur on an individual basis. If cannabis were compared to alcohol, THC would be likened to the alcohol percentage. If you were to go in a liquor store, and the…

Sensei Master Kush

This cultivar is currently available at area dispensaries, but this review is a throwback of when I first fell in love with Master Kush. I was working as a sound engineer at Cramton Auditorium, doing a load-in for The Roots Band. The road manager pulled me aside and quietly asked, “Do you know where I…

Climbing Mountain Temple

This bud came recommended by the owner of Herbal Alternatives, Jen herself. If you know her, you know she is very careful with her words. Usually when I ask for the weekly picks, she tells me what customers like. This was her first personal recommendation. When I finish writing this blog, I owe her a…