We live in ironic times: a plant that’s been labelled criminal and dangerous is providing unrivalled relief for a variety of symptoms and conditions. Cannabis strains bring a colorful variety of medicinal effects, but when confronted with the question of how consuming marijuana could possibly be good for you, not
Ever wondered why some cannabis smells more like lemon, and others more like pineapple or grape? Or maybe you’ve just wondered why it’s such a smelly plant in general, so much so that people refer to some strains as ‘skunk’? The answer lies in cannabis’s production of special aroma compounds
Here is another excellent teaching article by one of my favorite cannabis experts/authors – Gooey Rabinski The ability of cannabis to deliver euphoria and medical therapy to users is based on the activity of cannabinoids, specialized molecules that mimic similar chemicals in the human body and fit into special receptors within
Cannabis has been making a lot of noise lately. Multiple states across the United States and countries around the world have successfully legalized medical Marijuana, and the Uruguay parliament recently voted to create the world’s first legal marijuana market. This is good news as the health benefits of Cannabis are vast.
Considering that up until about 85 years ago, cannabis oil was used around the world to treat a variety of diseases, including cancer, it is not surprising that the phasing out of cannabis to treat illness coincided with the rise of pharmaceutical companies. Rick Simpson, a medical marijuana activist, is on
In this excellent 5 part series, Mary Lynn Mathre – an RN, educator, and experienced cannabis clinician, discusses the function of the Endocannabinoid System. Science has shown that this ECS system not only exists in humans, but in all mammals, regulating virtually every function of the body, and holds great promise
Marijuana and its use has been studied over the course of the last few decades more so than even many leading FDA-approved pharmaceutical drugs, with researchers categorizing the effects of marijuana to a much greater degree than many of the pharmaceutical drugs you or your family may currently be taking.
A new Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research Journal is on the way. It is scheduled to be launched in fall 2015. Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research, a new peer-reviewed, open access journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers (http://www.liebertpub.com/), is the only journal dedicated to the scientific, medical, and psychosocial exploration of
Here is a link to a huge collection of CBD Research findings, organized by condition. Conditions listed include: General Acne ADD/ADHD Addiction AIDS ALS Alzheimer’s Anorexia Antibiotic resistance Anxiety Atherosclerosis Arthritis Asthma Autism Bipolar Cancer Colitis/Crohn’s Depression Diabetes Endocrine disorders Epilepsy/seizure Fibromyalgia Glaucoma Heart disease Huntington’s Inflammation Irritable bowel Kidney
This impressive list is a collection of clinical studies, papers and reference providing the ultimate resource for medical disorders helped by medical marijuana. For those who are looking for scientific proof of cannabis as medicine, this is a gold mine of research, many right from the government’s own website. And bear