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Mandarin Panties by Humboldt x Seedstockers, exclusively on sale at Alchimia

Mandarin Panties by Humboldt x Seedstockers, exclusively on sale at Alchimia

At Alchimia Grow Shop we are very happy to present a new collaboration between our shop and a seed bank, in this case, our friends from Seedstockers. As we are sure you already know, at Alchimia we love the new American cannabis strains that we get to know year after year, so when this collaboration became possible we didn't hesitate for a moment... and to tell the truth, we're delighted with the result!

For this project, we have used two plants with origins on the other side of the Atlantic, two true superstars of the cannabis world in the shape of Mandarin Cookies and Pink Panties, genetics of proven quality and prestige that have come together to create one of the best plants we have seen recently, which we have named Mandarin Panties. An exceptional strain that you can now find in Alchimia as both feminised seeds and automatic seeds, and one which you can learn all about in this article.

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R-Kiem Seeds tell us all about Banana Dessert

R-Kiem Seeds tell us all about Banana Dessert
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The guys at R-Kiem Seeds have been celebrating recently, thanks to a new strain that they've just dropped, Banana Dessert. What's more, for the first month of its release, this champion variety will be available exclusively at Alchimia Grow Shop, so if you want to be the first to enjoy it, this is your chance!

After the triumphant results in the last edition of Spannabis'22, we wanted to have a chat with Angel, founder of this seed bank that keeps reaping trophies event after event, to tell us a little more about their spectacular strain Banana Dessert, a variety that is set to become a real favourite for growers and, in particular, for resin extractors. Let's see what he had to say!

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The 2021 favorite vaporizers at Alchimia

The 2021 favorite vaporizers at Alchimia

During the past year 2021 - and so far in 2022 - we have considerably expanded our range of vaporizers of all kinds, from devices designed to vaporize dry flowers to resin and concentrate vaporizers. Inexorably, vaporization is steadily gaining ground over combustion year upon year, and manufacturers are offering us better devices every season, with higher quality manufacturing materials as well as new features.

We have asked our vaporizer-using friends, many of them Alchimia workers, to tell us what, in their opinion, are the best devices they have seen in recent months, taking into account both vapour quality and durability, as well as ease of use and the functions of the vaporizer itself. Here we present the results!

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New American strains, 21-22 Winter

New American strains, 21-22 Winter

Without a doubt, this has been a busy winter for the Alchimia Grow Shop team, because as you will see in this new post of our quarterly series on new genetics coming from the other side of the Atlantic, this time there's a heap of new additions to our catalogue, ranging from new - and long-awaited - genetics by banks such as Jinxproof Genetics or Grand Daddy Purple Seeds, to the presentation of up to 3 new American banks on our website.

You may have already noticed some of these new varieties appearing on our website in recent weeks, perhaps while you were deciding what to plant in your next grow, but now we are going to take a look at the latest American seed banks and new seed banks varieties that we already have in stock... and spring is coming with even more exciting news!

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Everything about Spannabis 2022

Everything about Spannabis 2022

Spannabis 2022, the fair regarded as the most important in the European cannabis sector, is about to open its doors at Fira de Cornellà (Barcelona) between 11th and 13th March. This event returns to celebrate its 18th anniversary after a two-year break due to the Covid pandemic. This year’s edition boasts a space of more than 17,000 m2 which will house around 300 exhibitors, including thousands of accredited professionals and the market’s leading brands.

Everyone taking part just cannot wait for Spannabis to arrive. In March 2020, when the Coronavirus crisis was in full swing, the edition was cancelled by the Catalonian authorities at the last minute, only two days before its opening. The fair was then postponed until September 2020, but had to be postponed again until April 2021, and then again until October 2021. An online edition of Spannabis was held last spring and, once again because of the pandemic, the traditional fair had to be moved to March 2022, when it will be finally opening its doors to all cannabis lovers and professionals.

And this promises to be a very special edition, so let’s have a look at the key points to Spannabis 2022 on its long-awaited return to ‘semi-normality’.

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10 women of yesterday, today and for the ages who left their marks on cannabis culture

10 women of yesterday, today and for the ages who left their marks on cannabis culture

We often portray marijuana use in history as exclusively male, but nothing could be further from the truth; from ancient medieval herbalists, to society today, cannabis has been used to enhance women's well-being through the centuries.

And, while we still have a lot of work to do with regards to the legality and stigma surrounding this plant, today we introduce you to 10 famous and historic women who used cannabis to change their lives and those of others, thereby playing a crucial role in bringing its many benefits to light.

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New strains by Mamiko Seeds, exclusively at Alchimia

New strains by Mamiko Seeds, exclusively at Alchimia

Mamiko Seeds is the predecessor to the Cookies genetics in Europe. This seed bank was the first to work this lineage, making it available to the most demanding of clients via its catalogue for a number of years. Over time, and thanks to a job well done, the Mamiko team has achieved great international recognition and has been awarded with countless numbers of cups and prizes… It’s no wonder their Chem Cookies (aka GMO) has caused a stir on American soil, and has also appeared in the Top Ten of the American magazine High Times.

Mamiko Seeds has developed two new feminised genetic lines in collaboration with Alchimia. If you’re a fan of Cookies and exclusive cannabis strains, remember that you’ll only be able to purchase them through the Alchimia website. This is a unique opportunity for you to enjoy these two breeding jewels!

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The return of Soma Sacred Seeds

The return of Soma Sacred Seeds

We’re certain that the most veteran cannabis connoisseurs will have great memories of Soma Sacred Seeds (Soma Seeds). We need to go back all those years to when Instagram and Facebook didn’t exist and all the information was passed on between small groups of growers. The biggest enthusiasts would turn to forums such as the one on the Soma Seeds website (back in 2002), where these new cannabis strains were talked about and the latest strains that were going strong in Holland were on show. Those more fortunate and adventurous would travel to Amsterdam to savour the newest and most exclusive varieties available in the Coffee Shops. To make the most of their journey, they would also purchase some packets of seeds to take home and make their fellow growers green with envy.

If we compare today with a few decades ago, things have changed a great deal. Nowadays you can find out about the latest trends almost in real time through the various national cannabis clubs. Besides, shops like Alchimia have an extensive seed catalogue that can reach almost any country in record time. After a long time on stand-by, Soma Seeds has returned to satisfy those old-school smokers as well as those who still haven’t had the chance to meet these legendary strains from the past. What’s more, this seed bank has lots of new and interesting crosses up its sleeve… The cannabis community is in for a treat!

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Detox products to eliminate toxins from your body

Detox products to eliminate toxins from your body

You've probably noticed that diets and detox or toxin-cleansing products are more fashionable than ever; The cult of a healthy body is becoming increasingly important, with thousands of people following diets based on certain foods or products to rid their body of the many toxins that it accumulates, from the food we eat, the polluted air we breathe or those we intake voluntarily. As a result, eliminating toxins from the body is an increasingly widespread habit among the population, with all the benefits that this brings.

For this reason, today we are going to show you some of the best products on the market for this purpose, from mouthwashes to drinks to cleanse the body... and even wet wipes! These are solutions for those who, for whatever reason, need immediate cleansing, a process that requires more time if you opt for the more well-known detox diets. In order to achieve the best results, we recommend that you carefully read the instructions for use, which you can consult on our website by following the link for each of the products.

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Purpl PRO, portable cannabinoid testing

Purpl PRO, portable cannabinoid testing

It is no secret that, in recent years, the cannabinoid content of cannabis is an aspect of the plant that consumers are increasingly taking into account, whether for recreational or medicinal use. Research on the so-called entourage effect and the relationships between the various compounds produced within the glandular trichomes of plants has been a turning point, as have the multitude of therapeutic uses that today are given to CBD or cannabidiol (and to THC, where legal).

In this way, users are now rarely satisfied with just a good taste and aroma and a more or less "pleasant" effect. Many of them look for cannabis varieties with a very specific percentage of certain compounds and, naturally, this has not gone unnoticed by the seed banks, a fact that has led to the diffusion of more and more information about the varieties on the market. Today, we'd like to present you with the Purpl PRO cannabinoid analysis kit from the American company Purpl Scientific, a reliable, simple and efficient way to know how much THC or CBD is in your cannabis, without the need for expensive chromatographs or laboratory experience. Sounds interesting, right?

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Draw of 3 Alchimia's Golden Tickets

Draw of 3 Alchimia's Golden Tickets

As some of you may know, this year is very special for Alchimia Grow Shop. And it is that 20 years are not fulfilled every day! Indeed, we have already two decades of history and good times in this sector, and coinciding with the arrival of the Christmas season, we have decided to share with you our happiness and good resolutions for next year with a very special promotion.

Many are the proposals that have come out from our team for this promotion ... what can we give to our clients? Nougat and polvorones? Maybe they're on a diet ... A pack of Headshop products? Surely they already have what they need ... Some seeds? Ugh, what if they like Diesel and we send them a Haze? Sometimes it is not easy to choose a good gift!

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Advanced Nutrients: professional fertilisers, amazing results

Advanced Nutrients: professional fertilisers, amazing results

Within the cannabis sector, there is a multitude of brands offering fertilisers and all kinds of supplements for complete control over plant nutrition. Nevertheless, very few of them can boast the prestige and history of Advanced Nutrients, a company born in the USA under one clear concept: to pour all possible resources into the research and development of products formulated specifically for cannabis, so that the cultivator can always get the best possible results.

Today we're going to take a further look at the origins of this popular brand of nutrients, tell you all the ins and outs of the company and run through the different types of base fertilisers and supplements they offer, to enable you to get the best results by using Advanced Nutrients products in your garden.

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Presenting Tramuntana Seeds

Presenting Tramuntana Seeds

Today we are introducing a new seed bank that is already available in the Alchimia Grow Shop: Tramuntana Seeds. Founded in 2014 as a breeding project by several professionals in the cannabis industry, this company works primarily with high-quality US genetics, both from elite clones and their own selection of some of the most sought-after hybrids in the market, such as MAC and GMO.

As you'll find out soon, their philosophy regarding the arrangement of the crossings is similar to many other American seed banks and breeders’, with limited edition seed packs that get launched as they’re finished being tested. But one thing is quite clear: if one strain doesn't meet their quality standards, it won’t be released. Let's see some strains from Tramuntana Seeds that you cannot miss!

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Presenting Cult Classics Seeds

Presenting Cult Classics Seeds

The origins of Cult Classics Seeds

Cult Classics Seeds is a cannabis seed bank created by Marcus Boarder, a North American grower who discovered cannabis more than 20 years ago. For the past 10 years, he has dedicated himself to the preservation of cannabis genetics and the creation and reproduction of cannabis varieties with very high concentrations of cannabinoids for effective therapeutic use. Cult Classics Seeds offers varieties in both feminised and regular seed formats.

Most of the strains in this bank's cannabis seed catalogue have high concentrations of THC, in addition to the other cannabinoids commonly found in cannabis resin. Therefore, in Cult Classics genetics, we can find other less common compounds such as CBD or CBGA - which offer anti-inflammatory and anxiolytic effects - and also THCV, which generally provides a feeling of euphoria and tends to suppress the appetite.

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New American strains for Spring 2021

New American strains for Spring 2021

New U.S. varieties for Spring 2021

The summer is here, and it's likely that many of you will have shut down your indoor rooms and grow tents, waiting until the weather gets cooler again in autumn and, there's no denying it, enjoying a welcome rest after the indoor growing season. It's also a perfect moment to check out the latest new strains that have recently landed from the USA and made their way into our seed catalogue. This way, you'll be able to plan everything ahead of time and be ready for the much-awaited return to indoor cultivation, and there's nothing better than starting the season off with some top-shelf genetics!

As you'll be able to see, over the last three months we've added quite a few new varieties from some of the U.S. seed banks that we already had in our catalogue, such as Purple City Genetics (Oakland), Elev8 Seeds (Seattle) or Cannarado Genetics, based in Colorado. A dazzling range of the highest quality cannabis genetics, available as regular or feminised seeds. Take a look for yourself!

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Mila: the life of the hash queen

Mila: the life of the hash queen

The cannabis community is full of charismatic people, personalities that define an era as they keep the cannabis world spinning in the right direction. Today, we'd like to present one of the people who has done the most to teach and help lovers of cannabis, and more specifically, those who appreciate resin extractions like hashish.

We're sure that many of you will have heard of Ice-O-Lator, a set of mesh bags for resin extraction using ice and water that, on many occasions, has lent its name to this kind of hash. So, we invite you to get to know more about its inventor, the queen of hash, one of the cannabis sector's most positive people: Mila Jansen.

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