Thursday, July 19, 2018

The Many Benefits of Kombucha

There are many benefits attributed to Kombucha – an age-old fermented tea drink that has been around (in various forms) for centuries in many different cultures. What is Kombucha? Kombucha is a traditional fermented drink made of black...

The Benefits of Seaweed

Most of us are familiar with seaweed in our sushi, and the accompanying miso soup. But beyond the delicious taste, have you ever wondered about the health benefits of seaweed? Incredibly rich in antioxidants, vitamins,...

Well, Duh: Evidence Shows That Medical Marijuana ACTUALLY Works!

The most common reason that people seek out medical marijuana is for chronic pain. According to a report released earlier in January by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM), that makes a...

How CBD Oil Helps Anxiety, Fear, and Stress

Phytocannabinoids like cannabidiol (CBD) are a subclass of cannabinoids derived from plants, typically hemp. In the 1800s, hemp plants were widely cultivated as a fiber source and food in the form of seed oil....

Natural Remedies to Combat a UTI

So what evil forces are at work here when you are suffering like that? Your urinary system is made up of your urethra, which carries urine out of the bladder when you pee, your...

Can Cannabis Help Control Schizophrenia?

There has been an abundance of conflicting information about the potential relationship between schizophrenia and cannabis. A controversial study published in December suggests that smoking cannabis may exacerbate a genetic disposition that makes people...

What’s The Difference Between Hemp and Cannabis?

When trying to wrap your head around the differences between hemp and cannabis, it is important to begin with this simple concept: Both hemp and cannabis come from the same plant. Whether you call...

Will Cannabinoids Help Treat Autism?

The importance of the discovery of the role that the endocannabinoid system (ECS) plays in human health and disease cannot be understated. Cannabinoid receptors are the most highly expressed of any G-protein coupled receptor...

THCV: The Cannabinoid Fighting Obesity

What Is Tetrahydrocannabivarin (THCV)? As the name might suggest, tetrahydrocannabivarin (THCV) is very similar to the most famous cannabinoid, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC); THCV is like THC’s propyl cannabinoid cousin. Their chemical structure is nearly identical, but...