A woman’s handbook to demystifying the world of weed, whether it’s being used for pain relief, a moment of calm, or a fit of giggles
Women of all ages are using cannabis to feel and look better. For rookies and experienced marijuana users alike, this lively, information-filled book is just the supportive guide you need to find the right dose to relieve anxiety, depression, and inflammation, and mitigate the onset of dementia and other signs of aging. Plus boost moods, ease aches, even lose weight, and get restful sleep. And a dose just for fun? Well, that works, too!
Here’s how to navigate the typical dispensary, with its overwhelming options of concentrates, edibles, vape pens, and tinctures. Understand the amazing health-giving compounds found in cannabis—THC, CBD, terpenes, and more—and how to use topicals to reduce pain and give your skin a healthy glow. There’s even advice on how not to get high but still reap all the amazing health benefits.
Plus over twenty recipes, from edibles like Classic Pot Brownies and Netflix and Chill Caramels to self-care products like Radiant Glow Serum and Happy Body Bar.
About the contributor(s):
Nikki Furrer runs one of the 12 cannabis cultivation centers in Illinois, where she develops strains and products for women, and the medicine that is most effective for women's conditions. She has worked as a bud tender and grower in Denver, standing behind the counter with every product on the Colorado medical market, helping patients find the best medicine for them. Her oils, edibles and topicals are the most popular cannabis products in Illinois, and stocked in more dispensaries than any other cultivator. She compares her experience of wholesaling cannabis (from packaging design, to sending free and review samples, to offering tips for hand-selling, to pushing the backlist) to the role of publishers and sales reps who worked with her when she was a founder and manager of Puddin'Head books in St. Louis. She currently lives in both Chicago, IL and St. Louis, MO.