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Great question. There have been concerns around COVID and whether or not inhaling cannabis puts one at greater risk of infection or possible lung damage.Here are some of the issues that have been...
Answered by: Eloise Theisen
Nurse Practitioner, Founder of Radicle Health
Generally, the strains most suitable for making extracts contain a high ratio of cannabinoids/terpenes/flavonoids to plant material.In other words, cannabis strains that are the best for extraction...
Answered by: Lee G Lyzit
Grower, Writer
The ideal relative humidity for growing leafy greens is 50-70 percent. To prevent mold and mildew from becoming an issue in your basement, home experts recommend keeping your basement between 50-60...
Answered by: Monica Mansfield
Homesteader, Owner & Writer of The Nature Life Project
Great question! As a medical professional I will always encourage you to work with a qualified healthcare professional. There are times when we can identify additional ways that cannabis may be...
Answered by: Eloise Theisen
Nurse Practitioner, Founder of Radicle Health
Unfortunately, the yellow leaves and rust spots could be caused by numerous issues. If the yellowing is happening in the last couple of weeks of flowering, I wouldn’t worry about it. It is...
Answered by: Lee G Lyzit
Grower, Writer
There is some debate among professional growers over flushing. Some would say to do it as a matter of course, some would say to do it only if there is excess salt or mineral buildup, and some would...
Answered by: Chris Bond
Certified Permaculture Designer, Nursery Technician, Nursery Professional
Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome (CHS) is a side effect that can occur in heavy, long-term cannabis users. Currently, it is believed to affect less than one per cent of cannabis users. CHS was first...
Answered by: Eloise Theisen
Nurse Practitioner, Founder of Radicle Health
Most hydroponic nutrients, whether organic or conventional, are split into “grow” and “bloom” or “veg” and “flower” formulations. These are referred...
Answered by: Lee G Lyzit
Grower, Writer
Growing tomatoes in the same hydroponic system as hot peppers will not create spicy tomatoes. In fact, a wide variety of vegetables can be grown in the same hydroponic system and share the same...
Answered by: Eric Hopper
Writer, Consultant, Product Tester
Great question. There has been a lot of attention on vaping in the news recently due to the reported lung injuries and even deaths associated with vaping. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has...
Answered by: Eloise Theisen
Nurse Practitioner, Founder of Radicle Health
Thank you for your question. When growing cannabis in a container outdoors, it is important to determine the appropriate size container to ensure success. Assuming the container is filled with a...
Answered by: Lee G Lyzit
Grower, Writer
Great question! Though pineapples are not typically thought of as a viable hydroponic crop, they certainly can be grown in hydro systems. The main drawback is the amount of time devoted to care of...
Answered by: Chris Bond
Certified Permaculture Designer, Nursery Technician, Nursery Professional
Anandamide (AEA) is a naturally occurring endocannabinoid. Our bodies can produce AEA on demand and when produced, it activates the CB1 receptors. It’s similar to the chemical make-up of...
Answered by: Eloise Theisen
Nurse Practitioner, Founder of Radicle Health
Thank you for your question. The ideal water temperature for watering plants is between 62-72°F. Within this range, the water is not too cold and can still hold a good amount of dissolved oxygen....
Answered by: Lee G Lyzit
Grower, Writer
Electrolysis can be used to produce oxygen in a liquid – this is a well-known process often termed the “decomposition” or “splitting” of water. During the electrolysis...
Answered by: Lynette Morgan
Author, Partner at SUNTEC International Hydroponic Consultants
The type of damage you are seeing is termed “outer leaf marginal necrosis,” also known as leaf burn, and is a physiological disorder that is different from the more commonly seen tip burn...
Answered by: Lynette Morgan
Author, Partner at SUNTEC International Hydroponic Consultants
Parkinson’s Disease (PD) is expected to affect close to a million people in the US by 2020. Men are 1.5 times more likely to be affected than women and the risk of PD generally increases as we...
Answered by: Eloise Theisen
Nurse Practitioner, Founder of Radicle Health
Thank you for your question. I gather that one or both of your plants started as female, but, in the flowering cycle, one or both produced pollen. In the cannabis world, this phenomenon is commonly...
Answered by: Lee G Lyzit
Grower, Writer
Maintaining the optimal nutrient concentration in a hydroponic system will allow your plants to continue to perform to their full potential. Each nutrient manufacturer has its own suggested nutrient...
Answered by: Eric Hopper
Writer, Consultant, Product Tester
Lately there have been articles stating that cannabis use can cause psychosis and even schizophrenia. For example, the New York Times recently published an op-ed by Alex Berenson, who recently wrote...
Answered by: Eloise Theisen
Nurse Practitioner, Founder of Radicle Health
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