CANNABIS SUPPORTS HOLISTIC HEALTH

Cannabis improves cognitive function - The brain goes through a gradual degenerative process as we age. Cannabis can slow down the process and enhance capability of the brain. It is good for memory and has a therapeutic effect on the mind. It has been shown to improve focus. This is due to anti-inflammatory properties which strengthen the brain and treat neuroinflammatory diseases such as...

CBD treatments and growing Marijuana

Acne affects nearly 10% of the population. This common skin condition is caused by a number of factors. Genetics, bacteria, underlying inflammation and the overproduction of sebum all play a part. Sebum is an oily secretion produced by sebaceous glands in the skin. Scientific studies have shown that CBD oil can help treat acne because of its anti-inflammatory properties and ability to lessen...

Cannabidiol is proving effective

Cannabidiol is one of over 100 chemical compounds that come from cannabis. Better known as CBD it is a popular natural remedy used effectively for numerous common ailments. CBD, unlike Tetrahydrocannabinol, is not psychoactive. Tetrahydrocannabinol or THC is the main psychoactive cannabinoid found in cannabis. It is responsible for the “high” sensation that is closely associated with...

Exploring the potential of cannabis

CBD’s ability to act on the endocannabinoid system and other brain signaling systems provides exceptional promise for those with neurological disorders. It is being studied as a potential treatment for epilepsy and multiple sclerosis. Research is still in its infancy but recent studies have delivered positive results. An oral spray called Sativex that consists of both CBD and THC has proven...

Medical benefits of THC and CBD

One of the most exciting, recent discoveries is the effect of CBD in alleviating the symptoms of cancer and the side-effects of treatment, such as pain, nausea and vomiting. A study of 177 people with cancer-related pain who had seen no relief from medication looked at the potential benefits of CBD and THC. Those participants treated with an extract combining both compounds reported a...

Studies that show CBD and THC treat pain

The endocannabinoid system or ECS is essential to the human body, helping to regulate numerous functions, including sleep, appetite, pain and the immune system response. The body produces endocannabinoids. These neurotransmitters cond to cannabinoid receptors in the nervous system. Studies indicate that CBD may help lessen chronic pain by impacting endocannabinoid receptor activity, decreasing...

Treating anxiety and depression with CBD and THC

Anxiety and depression are all too common. According to the World Health Organization, depression is the largest contributor to disability worldwide.  Anxiety disorders are the sixth largest. These serious mental health disorders have a devastating effect on health and wellness and are most commonly treated with pharmaceutical drugs. Unfortunately, these drugs have been linked to numerous side...

Many Americans support the legalization of cannabis

While marijana is legal under the laws of several states, it’s still illegal under federal law. This is causing all sorts of problems with taxing, interstate commerce and more. So far, the states are deciding the issue independently, but the controversy over legalizing marijuana creates an interesting point in the upcoming elections. With the exception of Joe Biden, all of the higher-polling...

The spread of legal Cannabis in the United States

As of right now, the federal government still classifies marijuan as a Schedule I controlled substance. It’s in the same category as heroin and LSD, suggesting a high risk of abuse and addiction, no accepted medical uses and no safe level of use. There is hope that 2020 could be a very good year for the legalization of marijuana. The year started out with Illinois becoming the 10th  state in...

Cannabis wasn’t always illegal in the USA

Coastal farmers carried marijuana from China to Korea around 2000 B.C. or earlier. Cannabis spread across South Asia and became widely used in India. It was celebrated as one of “Five kingdoms of herbs” and celebrated for alleviating anxiety. Between 2000 B.C. and 1400 B.C, cannabis was introduced to the Middle East. A nomadic Indo-European ground most likely carried the drug into...