New Entry Rules
Effective May 1stEffective May 1st, 2020 per the Governor of the State of Illinois, J.B. Pritzkers New Mandatory Workplace guidelines: The Herbal Care Center now requires Everyone who enters the dispensary to wear protective face covering (nose and mouth). This rule applies to all guests as well as employees without exception. These measures are essential to help reduce your fellow citizens exposure to respiratory droplets and infectious particles by all parties. This assist in reducing the spread of COVID-19. If you do not have proper face coverings, you will be asked to immediately leave the premises.
Rec. AppointmentsSchedule an appointment on our website. You will not be allowed in without one.Schedule your appointment
Make sure you bring a valid ID, necessary for purchase. We are a cash-only with ATM's on-site
Appointments are on a limited, first come basis. If you are 5 minutes late from the start of appt., it will be CANCELLED.
Appointments are limited to 1 guest per. Please be cautious of social distancing while on the premises.
2020 NewsWe want to thank each of you for your support and loyalty, whether you’ve been a patient for a month or have been on this journey with us for the last 3 years! Thanks to you we have grown into one of the LARGEST dispensaries in Illinois, and we want you to know that our Patients are and will remain our top priority at THC Center.Read More
Legalized!Illinois is now the 11th State to legalize marijuana. OnShop our Products
January 1, 2020 the Herbal Care Center will begin serving recreational customers along with our valued medical patients.Stay with us as we grow!
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Experience Illinois’ most diverse and largest medical cannabis product inventory! One step into The Herbal Care Center, and you will see what sets us apart. Our state-of-the-art facility promises you a clean, safe environment. Our Patient Care Specialists will help you find the relief you have been searching for.
The Herbal Care Center staff are here to assist you in learning about medical marijuana as medicine, answer your questions, and bring confidence to your medical marijuana journey.
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Click the link below for resources and information about the history and benefits of Cannabis.
Health & Wellness
The healing properties of cannabis have been known for quite some time. References to cannabis, and its therapeutic use, date back ancient China, where it was used as a medicine to bring balance to the body, and also as an anesthetic. Cannabis was even introduced into the U.S. Pharmacopoeia in 1854.
The consumption of edibles is a discreet and simple way to get your dose of cannabis. A little goes a long way with these tasty treats, and for those who cannot tolerate smoke for whatever reason- allergies, asthma, etc.- edibles let you still experiment into the world of ganja, without some of the negative side effects that can arise from long-term smoking. Even though cannabis is known to be incredibly medicinal, it is a common fact that the act of smoking anything can be detrimental over long periods of time.
An extract or concentrate is any oil that concentrates the chemical compounds of the cannabis plant, like THC and CBD. Cannabis oil extracts refer to concentrates that retain transparency throughout the extraction process. The results are highly potent cannabis products of varying consistencies commonly used for dabbing or vaping.
Cannabis Flower refers to the smokable section of the cannabis plant, also known as nuggets, nugs, or bud. In the common parlance of combusting cannabis, users grind Flower before smoking, packing, or decarbing it as ground cannabis burns more evenly and can be much more easily manipulated, be it in a bowl or measured in a cup and poured onto a baking sheet.
Pre-rolls have become a staple on dispensary counters. They have taken the prep work out of rolling a joint and offer a convenient way to spark up when you’re on the go. The pre-roll is a great way to taste test a strain without having to buy a large quantity of buds. If you haven’t yet perfected the art of rolling your own joint, the pre-roll is the simple solution.
Cannabis tinctures, also known as green or golden dragon, are alcohol-based cannabis extracts – essentially, infused alcohol. In fact, tinctures were the main form of cannabis medicine until the United States enacted cannabis prohibition. With a name like “green dragon,” you might think cannabis tinctures are not for the faint of heart, but they’re actually a great entry point for both recreational and medical users looking to ease into smokeless consumption methods.
Topicals are cannabis-infused lotions, balms, and oils that are absorbed through the skin for localized relief of pain, soreness, and inflammation. Because they’re non-intoxicating, topicals are often chosen by patients who want the therapeutic benefits of marijuana without the cerebral euphoria associated with other delivery methods. Other transdermal innovations are fast arriving in the cannabis market, including long-lasting patches and tingly lubricants for patients and recreational consumers alike.
When it comes to ease of use, portability, and functionality, one cannabis product stands tall above the rest. You may know them as pre-loaded cannabis oil vape cartridges, hash oil vape pens, or even disposable wax pens. These relatively new and exciting devices have permeated the cannabis concentrate market over the last several years, quickly becoming the go-to concentrate-based product for both the novice and accustomed cannabis fans.