Tuesday, September 29Urban Hippie

Author: Robyn Griggs Lawrence

Is Cannabis Chocolate the Ultimate Edible?

Is Cannabis Chocolate the Ultimate Edible?

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Cacao beans have been revered since ancient times as food and medicine, considered an aphrodisiac due to the presence of tryptophan, a serotonin booster and phenylethylamine, a stimulant related to amphetamine. Scientists debate whether the beans used to make chocolate have enough of any of these chemicals to make anyone horny, though ethnobotanist and “Medicine Hunter” Chris Kilham has never doubted. “While there are a great many agents in nature that boost libido and enhance sexual function,” he said, “chocolate alone actually promotes the brain chemistry of being in love.” It’s said that the Aztec emperor Montezuma used cacao beans like Viagra, popping handfuls of them before he got it on. The Olmecs of southern Mexico fermented, roasted and ground cacao beans for consuming (usually dri
Psychedelicatessen: Mixed Greens, Mango and Pineapple with Cannabis-Curry Vinaigrette

Psychedelicatessen: Mixed Greens, Mango and Pineapple with Cannabis-Curry Vinaigrette

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If you eat cannabis food, Scott Durrah wants you to take responsibility for your own destiny because you’re the only one who understands your own tolerance. With this fresh, bright salad, Scott can feed people of varying tolerance levels by serving the vinaigrette made with a quarter cup of cannabis-infused olive oil on the side. Diners can control the dosage by sprinkling on the dressing with a heavy or light hand. Vitamin C-rich mangoes have high levels of myrcene molecules, which are also a dominant terpene in cannabis. Because of this, researchers are studying whether mangoes’ reputation of increasing, strengthening and lengthening cannabis’s euphoric effects is scientifically true. Our advice? Eat the mango as if that were true. Dress the salad lightly the first time you try it. (Curr