Nutritional Deficiencies

Nutritional deficiencies can be caused not only by your lack of a nutritionally dense diet, but a inability to digest, absorb, and metabolize the macronutrients ( carbohydrates, fats, and proteins), vitamins and minerals. Your metabolism produces energy and all the chemicals that nourish your body’s cells as well as making them healthy and functioning normally.…

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Stress

Stress is a non-specific response or adaptation by the body to what it perceives as not safe. Non-specific means that the response is always the same, sympathetic nervous  dominance causing: increased heart rate and blood pressure, increased blood levels of the hormones cortisol and adrenaline to increase energy and strength in the muscles, increased blood…

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Lavender and Cannabis

Lavender (Lavander officianlis) has peer reviewed research describing a decrease in blood brain barrier permeability in rats, 100-200mg per kg per day IP (1). It provides neuroprotection, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-anxiety benefit. It may be helpful in mild pain and depression. Oral  doses  using  alcohol tinctures or oil infusions were preferred over topical application or…

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Combining Cannabis With Echinacea purpurea

It may be helpful to consider Cannabis extracts as an addition to other infection treatment protocols for the present health care crisis. There are references to support the belief of a synergistic affect with Echinacea purpurea which can modulate the endocannabinoid system by targeting CB2 receptors. Certain Echinacea preparations have anxiolytic action. Anxiety can negatively…

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Medical Cannabis: What Patients Need To Know

It is important to consider what is meant by “Sativa” and “Indica” cannabis. Sativa can be defined by the plant structure ( a tall, narrow leaf plant originating in warm, humid regions or the psychoactive effect which is uplifting and stimulating. Indica can be defined by its structure a shorter, bushy wide leaf plant originating…

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