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    Hi Hunter's, I wanted to make this topic for a while but haven't had the courage to word it out, i do feel tho however that it could possible help someone as it helped me. so i will explain just what i mean when i say using White family Genetic's to treat opiate and cocaine addiction. those of you who know me or check out my grow's would probably be surprised to find out i am an EX heroin addict and was addicted to opiate's for a long time. I have a disease known as IBD or inflamed bowel disease. I had been self medicating with pain killer's all through high school and for the majority of my adult life. For the longest time i could remember i felt hopeless. I used methadone to try and quit with zero success i would use heroin on top of the methadone because the methadone alone was sufficient to treat the pain it was a cycle of let down after let down and i truly felt trapped. For the longest time i thought there was nothing i could do and that i was destine to be an addict for the rest of my life. Until the day my doctor suggested i try marijuana for pain and the methadone for addiction. i thought she was crazy i already smoked marijuana in my teen's like crazy tho i had stopped for the most part by then because i found that smoking marijuana when i was in withdrawal gave me panic attack's and made my situation worse. She told me that different strain's can have different effect's so try a numasber of them till you find one that work'. and SO i went to the dispensary and bought a bunch of different type's of marijuana. For me i was like a kid in a candy store and it renewed my love for weed. so i got to smoking and trying as many strain's as possible, i found personally that many of the strain's helped my pain some even better then the opiate's. But the most amazing thing was when i smoked a strain called GWS again this strain used to be very popular when i was a kid so it was a blast from the past for me to try again. when i smoked it tho i found something incredible happened all my urge's to use opiate's just went away almost like i forgot about it ( which any addict will tell you is impossible) i couldent believe it the more of it i smoked the less i relapsed. eventually i was able to stop taking heroin all together around the time i joined this forum i actually started to come off my methadone. everyone i know has seen the change in my condition both my doctor's on the medical side and my parent's family and friend's. my mom to this day thank's god that i found marijuana again and it has completely changed her view's on marijuana. But here's the thing i knew it worked for me but until recently i had no clue as to why? i had a lot of questions like why did GWS and white widow have this effect? i remeber watching a video from drug inc around this time where aryan mentioned his time in laos and thailand treating heroin junkies with marijuana. http://www.growhd.tv/video/Drugs-Inc-Amsterdam/7aca827bcd85ebc72fda1bd3d72a7b19 It prompted me to look further into the medical literature on cannabis. I found a few thing's i think can answer these question's and help many other's suffering from addiction. i am now comming up to my 1 year anniversary (november 17) of being off heroin completely , within the next 6 month's i plan to be completely off methadone at which time i will be completely off opiate's a feat i have never successful accomplished in the 8 + year's of using intravenous hard drug's. Now this isent a miracle cure but with addiction there are no miracle cure's, i may only have 1 year of being clean from heroin but i have been seriously trying for over 2 year's to get here. But the marijuana helped greatly i doubt i could have even gotten this far without it. and i finally found out why it helped which is something i feel i should share with everyone and is why i am describing this personal story.... my first clue came in the form of the grow session's video's from green house tho it took me a while to put the two together, i did rescearch on cannabinoid's and still couldn't find the answer then i heard franco and aryan talking about terpene profile's and said hey i need to look into these terpene's. I then went to Green House's website where they profile the terpene's of almost all of there strain's and looked specifically at white widow and just started going down the list of most abundant terpene's.... Once i looked into the second and third most abundant terpene i had my answer Caryophyllene!!!! this terpene is one of the most amazing in my mind, for one it's the only terpene that is known to activate CB2 receptor's and the only non cannabinoid that is known to do so. and lucky for me it has been shown to improve the symptom's of colitis but it also appear's that this terpene is the perfect natural dietary full CB2 agonist. Now this part need's alittle exsplaining. in around 2011 a study was done using a new potent selective CB2 agonist, a chemical called JWH133 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/JWH-133) in the study Mice where given a drip to self administer cocaine after a period of time half of the mice where given this CB2 agonist JWH133. the result's where that the mice given the CB2 receptor agonist stopped self administering the cocaine while the other mice just continued on taking the cocaine. Here is a link to pubmed's publication of the finding's (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21785434) This study has amazing implication's, a scientist out of switzerland has been studying terpene's and specifically beta - Caryophyllene and he say's that Beta Caryophyllene is an even more effective selective CB2 agonist then the JWH133 as you can read here - http://gertschgroup.com/blog/entry/2198093/the-cb2-receptor-involved-in-cocaine-addiction So it seem's the CB2 receptor is directly involved in addiction and have an effect on the reward center of the brain. This is really fascinating when you consider that it can not only help those with one of the hardest addiction's to treat cocaine addiction but also in other form's of addiction as most addictive behavior is linked to the reward center and the regulation and production of dopamine. i can confirm the result's in the mice study from my experience with the widow family genetic's most specifically the White widow and GWS from Green house seed company. i would smoke the strain whenever i felt the craving for a fix and by the time i finnished the joint my craving's had completely subsided. This could be extremely useful in treating opiate addiction especially in the crucial few week's and month's after kicking the drug. but also in a number of other addiction's. On a side note, cannabis high in beta caryophllene might also be good for smoker's who report panic attacks from marijuana, Beta caryophllene is found in a certain type of black pepper. Black pepper is one of the ingredient's in an ancient cannabis antidote used to curb the intoxicating effect's of THC Ancient cannabis antidotes. (A) Lemon (Citrus limon). ( Calamus plant roots (Acorus calamus). © Pine nuts (Pinusspp.). (D) Black pepper (Piper nigrum) all of these item's contain Terpene's found in cannabis the lemon rind's have lemonene , the pine nut's pinene, the black pepper has both pinene and beta caryophyelle, and the Calamus root has mycrene among other terpene's . So in conclusion while i hope that no one look's down on me for my past, i feel that it's important that if we find some sort of medical use for cannabis to make it known. i know Cannabis helped me greatly during the hardest time's of my life and continue to help me to this day which is why i grow it and try to show other's how to grow it at home easily. i hope someone find's help with this info. i would like to hear more about Aryan's experience's with this man treating heroin addict's as it was part of what brought me to find this info. anyways until next time stay green!
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    Hi mates, We started a new contest where you can try a known strain, amazing strain: White Rhino We can send 10 feminized seeds and BIO Feeding / Feeding to each grower interested, that meets with the requirements. We would like to make a little contest, about grow diaryes (the work performed and exhibited in the forum). The contest start January 1 and finish June 1 of 2018, you have 5 months for grow, bloom and harvest. Also we have some prizes for the best works 1st prize: IPad 4 mini 2nd prize: T-Shirt + Hoody + 3 Pack of seeds 3rd prize: T-Shirt + Hoody + 3 Pack of seeds The Grow Diaryes, should be initiated at: http://forums.strainhunters.com/forum/212-test-area-white-rhino-contest/ We will be given preference to users of this forum with more seniority, and / or grow diaryes. Limited: Limited participants. Excluded all people who requested seeds in previous editions, and did not do a grow diary, without exception. Do you want to participate? Reply to this post, write your answer: say me how many pots will you use. If you are selected, we will contact you by private message on the forum. IMPORTANT: You can start cultivating at any time, but should start your grow Diary in January. If you can not grow at this months, please not write to be a competitor. IMPORTANT: We do not ship to USA. Federal laws forbid it.
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    HEY! All you people lurking around in here only as Guest. Yeah, this means you. C'mon, register with us, man. We are busting our budz to preserve this plant and to document the how-to's and what work's. You are benefitting from it, but you aren't participating. Please join with StrainHunters. Register, create a rad User-Name, find a cool picture or graphic and use that as your Avatar. We could use your input, and if you have questions, we can help answer those questions, but only if you post the questions. You can post questions and open grow journals after you become registered. There is so much that you can do in here, but you cannot see it all, nor can you do it all if you are not registered. Examples: Guests cannot access the Chats. We have live chatrooms and private one-on-one chats that run in real time. Guests cannot post in the threads, nor upload pictures. Guests cannot participate in the new-strains seed-testing and nutrient-testing. That means that you will miss-out on the prizes that are awarded at the end of those testing contests. It has been my experience that StrainHunters announces a testing contest once or twice a year, so get registered and participate to show us that you can perform testing and that you can journalize your work. Here is a link to the registration page. When the page opens, just scroll down to begin the registration: http://forums.strainhunters.com/register/ When registering, don’t pull a stoner and forget your User-Name and Password. Write them down somewhere. You cannot get back in if you forget them. Exceptions: If you forget your password, you can click on "forgot my password", and then through a link sent to your email, you can re-set your password. Of course, in order for "forgot my password" to work for you, you DO have to remember your User-Name. If you have forgotten your User-Name, then you'll just have to re-register under a new User-Name. If you are lucky, you might find an old post from your earlier personality, thereby rediscovering your old User-Name, and THEN you can try using "forgot my password" to again establish access to your earlier self. If you have forgotten the password to your email, then maybe you're a little beyond my help. .. LOL After you get registered, contact me by clicking on my Avatar and then click on "Messages", and tell me that you wish to receive the Navigation Aid. I’ll be happy to send it to you next time I log-on. If you are previously registered and you would like to receive it, contact me via Messages. The Navigation Aid will act as a Quick-Guide to help you get your preferences set and give you many other tips to get you going in quick-time. Registering with StrainHunters will enable you to make friends around the world who share your enthusiasm for Cannabis. Just do it! You’ll thank me later.
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    Hola y bienvenido al foro! No puedo esperar para ver tu pròximo trabajo! Si necesita consejo pregunte también. In reality, i'm italian, and it has been really difficult to put up those words. Welcome to the forum man!
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    Hola comunidad! Encantado de estar aquí para seguir aprendiendo y compartiendo esta maravillosa planta que tengo todos en común. Espero poder ser de ayuda. Pueden seguirme en Twitter, Facebook e Instagram. @golloelcogollo!
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    Been awhile since posting in a forum. Got my harvest in early this season and did great with my medical 6 Plant indoor/outdoor grow.
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    Hey'all, Little update. I've been looking all day and night on forums to understand what is going on with the dried buds on the living plants. It could be either 4 things: 1. It is rotting 2. It is infected with diseases'n'shit 3. It was burned 4. Not enough C02 to process light Since the situation IS spreading on another bud, i've decided to Harvest the plant today, instead of 2 weeks from now. I don't want to lose the second plant, and don't care if i'm harvesting it a bit early. By the schedule, i could start harvesting her from 2nd of December. Another thing i wanted to spurt out: i tested S2. Since S2 (like S3) is not from a known strain (bagseed) i'm writing my review. I'll colour the categories in this way: Green means "great", Yellow means "good but could be better", Orange means "Mehh" and Red means "dude the fuck is this shit". Look: the bud is airy, blasted with resin, and a few reddish pistils. Her leaves show little purpling. Smell: the smell isn't very strong, but it has that grape scent i talked about in previous posts. Smell-touched: Touching a bud will make your nose go haywire. Grape smell is completely overwelmed by a strong orange - candy smell. Taste: Light taste of oranges, a bit of pine. High: Since when smoking it you don't feel too much flavours, you'll keep smoking it until you realize, after 5-6 hits, that you've fucked up and she wasn't joking around. The effect is indeed hybrid. You get really, really creative in the first hour or so of the high, and then subsides in a calm, relaxing stone that will keep you sleepy for another hour and a half. After the stony-phase, be sure you have munchies around, or you'll starve. Half a joint made me hungry like i didn't eat for a week. I'll see you this evening for the Harvest session. Peace!
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    Bienvenido al foro Golloelcogollo Será estupendo poder compartir consejos y fotos de cultivo. No te pierdas nuestro nuevo concurso de testers!! Saludos
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    Nice stuff Robbo! The finest screen I have for making dry sift is 180 micron so don't get the best kief out of it but I combine it with decent oil to make a nice black hash that smokes well and really kicks butt.
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    Hej all. I´m a "grown up" exelling only in organic groth and preferring old strains (by some called "land races") love Bo.
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    All the girls in their final 46 litre pots now. SS and IC the last to go in theirs today. Watered/fed as the other earlier with half a veg week three feeding in 12 litres (ppm 450 ph 6.2), the second 6l of those 12l having some molasses mixed in. It's day 50 (from germination) for DD & Nebula. It's day 37 (from germination) for IC & JW. It's day 33 (from germination) for SS. The switch to flowering is a week or two away. My LSTing & lollypopping means they don't grow as fast as they could, but they've all got some lovely side training on them so I'm very happy with my LST investment. I this photo we have SS (top left) DD (top right) JW (middle) IC (bottom left) Nebula (bottom right). Each plant has four shoot levels (including the top), level 1 has first two shoots nipped off (early lollypopping), level 2 has first side shoots nipped off. Levels 3 & 4 have also been topped. I won't be SCRoGing for a while until they have some height (another 12 inches). As an example, JW (middle plant) is 3 inches tall from ground to level 4 (top) node. The level 4 nodes stretch 4 inches, level 3 nodes stretch 6.5 inches and is 2 inches from side of pot and ready to head upwards (level 2 & 1 are 5.5 inches & 5 inches respectively).
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    Hi Guys, I'm FunkedUpFarmz , I know a few of you from industry events across Europe and have friends and affiliates at The Soft Secrets , look forward to contributing to this community , peace ✌
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    White Widow doesnt introduce he only shares knowledge... Lol jk, White is master in Enginnering and few other life skills such as gardening I am here to share my knowledge i gathered so far, and play a role of a sponge, trying to absorb as much as i can from other Master growers. You can search me on grow diaries and instagram, only the best content is promised If there are questions you can call my secretary and arrange a meeting, lol i am joking again, feel free to ask me as I have a burning desire to meet as much new ppl as i can
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    Hello tall trees and welcome to Sh forum Those plants look fantastic and with excellent results, congratulations Are you going to participate in the testers contest? regards
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    Hello Romeu9, Yes, time has passed How are you? Take the opportunity to participate in the new testers contest Regards!
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    Hello! Sometimes I add a little olive oil to the mixture with beeswax, just a little, so it is smoother and more appealing. Also some essence of eucalyptus, this makes the sensation of freshness in the skin is very rewarding. Regards!
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    High #Robbo#420# A press isn't really going to get you oils out of unflowered plants and isn't the best way to extract oils even from top bench buds. A small hobbyist steam distillation unit will get oils but will only do small batches so you might be at it for a long time to get much. Solvent extractions would be the way to go but then you are messing with large quantities of highly flammable liquids. I used to boil the ground up leaves and tops to make a crude pot oil using isopropanol in a 4L plastic milk jug back in '82. Further processing would be needed with something like naphtha to separate the oil from all the junk you get from such a method. A lot of work for what will be very little product. As to making your own fiber suitable for making clothing that will prove to be even more work. Better off just buying a pair of hemp shorts online. Good luck!
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    Like to try smth new. Most of the time, I use homemade creams with natural ingredients (oils, vitamins, etc). I keep all my creams in special cosmetic jars ( found them at http://allinpackaging.co.uk/containers/jar/ ). It's very convenient. My fav ingredients for massage cream are coconut oil, argana oil and yiang ylang.

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Cannabis, one of the most ancient plants known to man, used in every civilisation all over the world for medicinal and recreational purposes, is facing a very real threat of extinction. One day these plants could be helpful in developing better medications for the sick and the suffering. We feel it is our duty to preserve as many cannabis landraces in our genetic database, and by breeding them into other well-studied medicinal strains for the sole purpose of scientific research.

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