In My Grow Show hosted by Alex Robles: Ep. 61 Dr. Felice is back!!

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Dr. Felice is back to talk about Cannabis Hyperemesis and Psychosis. 

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Caterpillars in your cannabis/marijuana garden and how to fight them.

by Alex Robles

One of the biggest pest problems when we’re growing cannabis outside or in a greenhouse, is caterpillars.  These little demons will devastate a crop and break your heart. Caterpillars are the voracious larvae of butterflies and moths and are part of a large family of insects known as Lepidoptera.  Now when I say large, I mean 21,000 members strong in that family.

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Notes on the “Endocannabinoid System”

by Alex Robles

Definitions:

    • Endogenous (Endo) – having an internal cause or origin.  growing or originating from within an organism.
    • Cannabinoid – A class of chemical compounds that acts on cannabinoid receptors found throughout the body.
    • Endocannabinoid – Anandamide and 2-AG (2-arachidonoylglycerol) are the two best known endocannabinoids that are made naturally by the human body.
    • Phyto – of a plant; relating to plants, made by a plant.
    • Phytocannabinoid – THC and CBD are the best known phytocannabinoids that are made by the cannabis plant.

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The Praying Mantis/Mantids in our gardens.

by Alex Robles

Praying mantids have meant a lot of different things to different cultures over the centuries.  There was a time when the French thought that a mantis would point a lost child home. In some parts Africa it’s considered good luck if one of these alien insects lands on you.  The Greeks named them “Mantes”, which means prophet or seer. The Chinese write about the mantis curing all sorts of ailments, from goiters to impotence. They also believed that roasting the eggs cases and feeding them to children would stop bed wetting.  “But be careful not to eat the cases on an empty stomach for it will surely make one sick” is also in the Chinese

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