Beauty

Beauty

Living As Pain Free As Possible                   Beauty is an inner state that glows through the skin. At any age, anyone can express the inner contentment as outer beauty. That inner serenity is enhanced by good health and comfort in your skin.   Skin is so important to take care of. It’s the first line of the body’s defenses, and the largest organ of the body. Many…

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Leafy Botanicals

Leafy Botanicals

Natural Cannabis-Infused Body Care Products        For people that don’t want to get “high,” using cannabis for medicinal purposes is an issue. However, there are a number of products in the market that cater to those that want relief from the various medicinal properties of cannabis without the stoniness. I’m talking topicals — creams, oils, scrubs and balms that are applied to the skin.   Topicals are great for relief from pain or…

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Grilled Salmon and Walnut Beauty Salad

Grilled Salmon and Walnut Beauty Salad

Jeff’s Grilled Salmon and Walnut Beauty Salad With Citrus Dill Canna-Tzatziki Dressing Chock full of everything you need for beautiful radiant skin, this salad contains; kale and cucumbers, both great sources of vitamin C; Greek yogurt to help smooth your complexion,;olive oil, yellow peppers and pomegranates, which are all packed with polyphenol antioxidants that help to fight free radicals and regulate your skin’s blood flow. Also contained are walnuts and grilled salmon, which are great sources…

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Flower Power

Flower Power

Humboldt Medicine Series  Humble Flower Co. by Sharon Letts           Like many who come to Humboldt County, California, Humble Flower Co. owner Thea Wayne came for school. Drawn to the redwoods and the beautiful coastline, she was just 17 when she arrived from her hometown of Homer, Alaska seven years ago. Initially a degree in International Studies and the promise of travel as a student with Humboldt State University inspired the…

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Speaking of Wine…

Speaking of Wine…

The vernacular of wine is like any other profession or hobby that has its own language.  If you’ve ever sat in on an environmental engineering meeting or tagged along to band rehearsal, the acronyms and clipped technical terms can leave you feeling a bit isolated in the room.   Below are some common terms that are used in the wine industry. They run the gamut from winemaking words to hospitality references to grape varieties. There’s…

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Honey Bee Buzzed

Honey Bee Buzzed

Humboldt Medicine Boston native, Ellen Markham, split her time between Portland, Oregon and Humboldt County in Northern California, before calling Humboldt home.   “Humboldt is where I feel the most at home,” she said from her home overlooking the ocean in Northern Humboldt. “I want to grow my business here.”   Like many medicine makers using cannabis today, Markham said she began making products for herself.   “I initially treated my own arthritis pain from old…

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Flowers on Flowers

Flowers on Flowers

Cannabis is Classy Flowers on Flowers is a San Diego based company taking floral arrangements to new highs. Leslie Monroy, creator, founder and CEO, describes Flowers on Flowers: “It’s a collective creative florist group. I love showing off other people’s designs and abilities.” And sharing the love. Proceeds go to two charities currently, and Monroy is hunting for a third. The concept grew organically. Monroy said the idea for a bud bouquet business came to…

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Two San Francisco Visionaries

Two San Francisco Visionaries

Auntie Dolores and Brownie Mary Bring Healing Remedies   Julianna Carella has had two passions since she was very young, health freedom and owning her own business. These have united beautifully as Auntie Dolores, home of delicious, health-oriented medical cannabis foods.   To Julianna, health freedom means “the right to choose how we heal our bodies and our minds,” according to the company’s website. For those of us who include cannabis in that healing, Auntie…

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Humboldt Patient Resource Center

Humboldt Patient Resource Center

Creating Balance with Cutting Edge Cannabis   When Mariellen Jurkovich hopped in a Volkswagen van and headed up the California coast, she couldn’t have imagined what lay ahead. She was moving to a vastly different place than her previous home in San Diego. At the time, Humboldt County was a bastion for alternative living. Many who were active in the counterculture movement  of the 1960s were coming to places like Humboldt to live off grid,…

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Southern Humboldt Royal Cannabis

Southern Humboldt Royal Cannabis

The road twists and turns, winding through a forest of ancient redwoods. We climb out of the forest and ascend switchbacks, eventually cresting atop a golden hill. The landscape opens up and we see the majestic King Range in the distance. Turn left here. Then it’s down a dirt road, up a dirt driveway and into a different world. Gate’s open, we’ve arrived. It’s a clear October day at the Southern Humboldt Royal Cannabis Company’s…

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