Most of us are familiar with essential oils. You have likely enjoyed the smell of lavender, sage or eucalyptus essential oil. Essential oils are basically the juices extracted from plants either through steam distillation, CO2 Extraction or through a press. The main therapeutic agent in essential oils are the terpenes. Terpenes are the life force, the quintessential […]
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In order to understand what is happening in an Autistic individual we must touch upon the critical role of the Endocannabinoid System (ECS). A low-grade chronic infection is a primary challenge in autistic individuals – resulting in systemic inflammation. A pro-inflammatory state in both the brain and the gut are symptoms of Autism which points […]
Increasing evidence is showing that CBD from the Cannabis plant is beneficial for cardiovascular conditions such as atherosclerosis and heart disease. Most testing has been done on cannabidiol (CBD) and THC, yet other cannabinoids such as Anandamide have also been found to have positive effects on heart conditions. Heart disease is the leading cause of […]
Epilepsy is a central nervous system and neurological disorder characterized by seizures, convulsions, and involuntary movements.1 The use of cannabis for epilepsy is nothing new. In fact, the first documented use of the hemp plant for this purpose was in 1,800 B.C.E in Ancient Sumer (modern day Southern Iraq). In these times neurologists would use Indian […]
Tumors or neoplasms are abnormal growths of tissue or what is known as a mass of abnormal cells. Generally, there are three types of tumors: benign, pre-malignant and malignant. A benign tumor is a non-cancerous growth. Although these types of tumors do not spread into other areas they can cause pressure onto surrounding blood vessels […]
ADD/ADHD or attention deficit disorder and attention hyperactivity disorder is known as a chronic condition resulting in impulsive behaviors, lack of focus and challenges with sustaining one’s attention.1 What is occurring in someone’s neurological system that is challenged with ADD/ADHD? Scientists are finding that a dopamine shortage could be one of the main problems in […]
What is Alzheimer’s disease and how could cannabidiol (CBD) protect you from it? As defined by the Collin’s Dictionary, Alzheimer’s is a disorder of the brain resulting in progressive decline in both intellectual and physical abilities.1 1 in 9 Americans over the age of 65 have Alzheimer’s.2 This degenerative brain condition affects an estimated 5.1 […]
This article shares sound evidence that Cannabidiol from Cannabis could be a potent player in the reversal of Breast Cancer. A powerful new discovery is shedding light on a subject that all too often leaves many in the dark, and often fearful in this world. To put things into perspective breast cancer is the second […]