Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions at The Healing Tree.  Please read here to answer all your common questions.  If you find that you have questions don’t hesitate to contact us here for more information.  We at the Healing Tree always welcome feedback so please send us all your messages.  We want to hear your questions and concerns.  Here are our current Top 8 frequently asked questions.

Why should I become a Healing Tree member?

Members have access to high-end, medical-strength cannabis and are invited to take advantage of our knowledgeable and helpful staff in order to make the best decision for your medical marijuana needs. In addition, members are invited to enjoy exclusive benefits such as daily discounts, monthly prize giveaways and mail order delivery available across Canada.

How do I become a member?

In order to become a member of The Healing Tree new customers must fill out one of our membership forms and provide us with two pieces of valid photo identification. Should you require a doctor to provide a letter of diagnosis you can visit or contact one of our locations in order to be referred to our offsite doctor who can aid you in the form filling process. Becoming a member is free of charge and new members receive 10% off their first purchase as well as other benefits!

To become a member, we will need:

A full set of membership forms (Full Member Form)
Two pieces of valid photo I.D.

How do I medicate with cannabis?

There are several ways to medicate safely with cannabis. Typically, the easiest, fastest way to medicate is to smoke it (via hand rolled joints, pipes or bongs). However, for those where smoking is not an option, there are several other methods.

Vaporizing is very similar to smoking. However rather than burning the cannabis vaporizing involves running very warm air over the cannabis, incinerating the essential elements of the medicine while allowing the plant material to remain.  Thus saving the smoker from that extra smoke.

Edibles are another very popular (and delicious!) method of medication. The majority of edibles deliver a delayed (as opposed to immediate with smoking), physically sedative feeling noticeably stronger than from smoking.  Unlike smoking, the intensity of any particular edible is more likely based on the amount of cannabis used rather than what type of cannabis was used in production. It is important to consult with our dispensary associates, in order to find the right size/strength of edible.

Finally, The Healing Tree offers a wide variety of concentrates and tinctures, as other alternatives. Whether you choose to smoke or vape, buy edibles, or explore cooking with marijuana yourself, our associates are always happy and ready to help you find the right treatment for your ailments.

What is the difference between Indica, Sativa and Hybrid strains?


Sativa plants have a higher THC content to Cannabidiol (CBD) ratio which generally leads to energetic uplifting moods.  These strains are often used to elevate depressed states. Primarily, sativa strains effects are more felt on the mind and less the body allowing one to be more functional during the day. Users of this strain will feel more stimulating, uplifting effects as well as enhanced creativity.  As a result, sativa strains are recommended for illnesses of a psychological nature and daytime use.  Benefits include:

  • Reduction in depression
  • Headache/Migraine relief
  • Energy & Alertness
  • Reduction of pain awareness
  • Increase in focus and creativity
  • Nausea reduction


Indica plants have a higher CBD to THC radio and this induces a more physical relaxed state. These strains are most often used for the treatment of anxiety, pain and appetite issues. These effects are predominately physical and are characterized as relaxing, sedating and pain reducing. These strains are best used in the evenings as they generally relax us and help us sleep. Benefits include:

  • Reduction in pain
  • Muscle spasm relief/Muscle relaxant
  • Reduced inflammation
  • Sleep aid
  • Reduction in anxiety & stress
  • Nausea reduction
  • Intraocular pressure relief
  • Anti-convulsing agent/Seizure frequency reduction


Hybrid cannabis strains provide the best of both worlds. Expert breeders select the top sativa and indica strains and combine them into a brand new strain that maintain the best aspects from both parents. Hybrids can be sativa or indica dominant and have the effects to match.

Do I need a doctor’s note?

A very common frequently asked questions and No you do not. Two pieces of ID and our signup application is all  you need to get started at the healing tree.  We will then work with you to fill out all the needed forms.

What is The Healing Tree mail order program and how does it work?

The Healing Tree recognizes that medical cannabis is not widely and easily available to all patients. As such, we have introduced a mail order program for those in need who are not able to travel to our stores.   Online menus are always up to day.

Who can use this mail order program?

All members of The Healing Tree are eligible to take part in The Healing Tree’s mail order marijuana program.  We currently offer three menus to choose from and delivery to all across Canada.

What do I need to do to participate?

All members of The Healing Tree are welcome to take advantage of service.  First step simply browse one of our Three online menus.  Second step is to fill our the appropriate online order form.  The next step is one of our specialists will contact you confirming your order and payment.  We will then ship your order as the final step.

If you have any questions you think should be on our frequently asked questions page and aren’t here let us know.  You can contact us here.

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