June is PTSD Awareness Month, a time to reflect on an invisible disease affecting as many as 8 million adults every year. Those who have gone through intense trauma, including combat, abuse, or other life-threatening events, can be subject to the horrors of PTSD for weeks, months, or even years after the fact.
At Sol Flower, we want to do our part to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in Arizona. Out of an abundance of caution for our staff and patients, we will require a mask or face covering to be worn when visiting both the Tempe and Sun City dispensary locations.
Patient safety is our number one priority at Sol Flower. As it gets warmer outside, we understand the importance of staying cool, but are committed to providing a safe environment in addition to a comfortable one.
Namastoke everyone, and welcome to the benefits of pairing cannabis with yoga. Grab your mat and your bud and meet us with an open mind. Yoga has been practiced for centuries to alleviate stress, reduce physical pain and awaken the body and mind to new experiences. Sounds familiar, right? And while yoga is designed to produce a “natural high” when done right, that doesn’t mean you can’t enhance its best attributes through medication with cannabis.
April is Stress Awareness Month. Let’s just say, we’re all very aware of our stress right now, so it couldn’t come at a more poetic time. Anxiety lurks with every essential journey outside the house, and the news we read from the so-called comfort of home isn’t helping things either.
We believe in empowering wellness for all, that is why we are doing our part to protect the health of our patients and employees during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.As a medical cannabis program, we understand it is essential for patients to have access to our products and services. At this time, we encourage patients to order online and utilize our express pickup services.
Why cannabis is helping seniors sleep away their insomniaFor senior citizens who stir through the night, insomnia can be detrimental to the active lifestyle many want to enjoy. Contrary to some stereotypes, seniors don’t biologically require fewer hours of sleep to feel well-rested; 7 to 8 hours a night is recommended for adults age 65+, in line with every other adult age group. But conditions like chronic pain, PTSD, depression and anxiety are all contributing factors to senior sleep deprivation, with symptoms that can worsen without proper rest.
Of all the amazing qualities inherent to cannabis - the clarity it provides, the creativity it opens up, the highs it can take you to - perhaps the greatest of all is its versatility. Marijuana is not only multifaceted in the ways in which it’s consumed, but in the variety of medical conditions for which the plant provides relief.
Welcome to the latest installment of Sol Flower’s 7 Strains Series, where we introduce you to a lucky number seven names to know when medicating for a specific use. Today’s timely list: 7 strains to de-stress during the holidays.
Who’s hungry? If you’ve ever salivated over the variety of delicious options available on marijuana-infused menus these days, you might be considering edibles for your next medicated meal. Before you go scarfing down cannabis cookies or dousing your chicken wings in spicy Pot Sauce, make sure you know what you’re putting into your body and how it might affect you.