Marijuana can be used to treat pain caused by prostate cancer, as well as the negative side effects of treatment. Additionally, some studies indicate marijuana may be able to shrink cancer cells. A few months ago, my uncle noticed something unusual: he was having problems urinating. Experiencing interrupted urine flow and frequent urination that kept […]
The best cannabis strains for alleviating anxiety include Cannatonic, ACDC, Canna-tsu, Trident, Jack Herer, and Haoma. While cannabis in general can be very effective in treating anxiety, results may vary widely based on the strain and dosage. I remember the first time I realized I had anxiety. It was during finals in college. To make […]
Marijuana has been used for thousands of years as food, fiber, and medicine. Today, it’s in the limelight for medicinal purposes. Medical marijuana usage is growing all over the world, with the U.S. being center stage for the organic medicinal revolution. What Is CBD? Cannabis sativa and indica are two different species that may be […]
“Cannabis compounds CBGA and CBDA can prevent infection from Covid-19 by blocking how the virus gains entry to a cell.” A new study by Oregon State’s Blogal Hemp Innovation Center in the College of Pharmacy and Linus Pauling Institute has revealed that cannabinoids can prevent infection from the virus that causes Covid-19. The report titled, […]
What Is Homeostasis in the Human Body? Homeostasis refers to the way that your body maintains balance and stability when stress is applied externally. A good example would be your temperature – your body naturally regulates to ensure that you never get too cold or too hot, and you’ll either shiver or sweat when one […]
You may have heard that our bodies naturally contain receptors that interact with cannabinoids when we ingest, smoke, or apply topical cannabis products that contain them. But what does this mean? Humans have what is called an endocannabinoid system (ECS) that helps our bodies achieve homeostasis, and uses endocannabinoids to do so. These endocannabinoids are […]
If you’ve read the label of your CBD oil, you may have noticed that it contains more than just CBD. Oil is also present within your CBD product to help deliver or ‘carry’ the active CBD component to your body. The CBD carrier oil acts as a solvent alternative to dissolve certain compounds and make them easier to use and absorb. In addition to the added benefit of absorption, using a carrier oil to deliver CBD also allows for more precise and consistent dosing.
CBD & pain – cannabidiol (CBD) is often discussed as an alternative medicine option for those seeking relief from pain, especially chronic pain or arthritis. CBD is extracted from Sativa cannabis plants but unlike delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), it won’t get you high or cause any psychoactive effects. That said, it may contribute to your health and promote pain relief when used regularly. The majority of patients who use CBD do so as a result of chronic pain, joint pain, as well as anxiety.
For decades, the topic of CBD & cancer has been discussed and countless studies have been conducted to try and get to the bottom of it. There aren’t any CBD products available on the market today that have been evaluated and approved by the FDA, so at this point, it isn’t an official treatment option. That said, the conversation around CBD & cancer persists, and new studies continue to pop up on the subject.
Atherosclerosis (ASVD) is a very serious health complication where plaque forms on the walls of your arteries. It’s known to cause cardiovascular disease which, for the past 15 years, has been the leading cause of death in developed countries such as the USA, Canada, and many others. ASVD leads to heart disease, typically later in life, and is a heartbreaking disease to contend with for everyone involved.