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Cannabinoids and Cannabis Cure: the healing abilities of cannabinoids found in medical cannabis

Cannabinoids and Cannabis Cure: Documentary Cannabis and cannabinoids documentary video that shows several aspects of the healing abilities of medical cannabis and the endocannabinoid system. Several medical marijuana videos together to provide over an hour of information on cannabinoids and their many functions in human health and medicine. Video provided via: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xh2qd_foV-4 Published on Jan 3, 2013 PLEASE […]

Terpenes – What Are Terpenoids & What Do They do?

What Are Terpenes & What Do They Do? Typically when you hear the term “aromatic plant,” cannabis is not typically the first example that comes to mind for the majority of people. While typical cooking herbs such as basil, mint, oregano, rosemary and sage are considered aromatic plants because of their desired aroma and flavor […]

Terpenes and Terpenoids in CANNABIS

Examples of some common Terpenes found in Cannabis: -Borneol- menthol, camphor, pine, woody.  Can be easily converted into menthol. Found in Cinnamon and Wormwood.  It is considered a “calming sedative” in Chinese medicine. It is directed for fatigue, recovery from illness and stress. -Caryophyllene – spicy, sweet, woody, clove, camphor, peppery.  Found in black pepper(15-25%), […]

Low-dose vaporized cannabis significantly improves neuropathic pain.

Source VA Northern California Health Care System, and Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California 95817, USA. blwilsey@ucdavis.edu Abstract We conducted a double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover study evaluating the analgesic efficacy of vaporized cannabis in subjects, the majority of whom were experiencing neuropathic pain despite traditional treatment. Thirty-nine patients […]

CBG and CBG-A: What are cannabinoids called CBG and what do they do?

CBG and CBG-A: Cannabinoids found in Cannabis Plants Exploring cannabinoids called CBG and their acid form (CBG-A) and their possible therapeutic roles, as well as their role in developing other cannabinoids within the cannabis plant. Cannabis Science video provided via: What Is CBG? – YouTube.

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Cannabis Infused Coconut Oil & Marijuana Capsules

Cannabis Infused Coconut Oil & Marijuana Capsules The greatest oil to use when making cannabis infused capsules is definitely coconut oil. Because coconut oil contains high amounts of EFA’s (essential fatty acids) is makes a very good binding agent for the cannabinoids and draws them out of the cannabis plant-material very nicely. Coconut oil is […]

Cottonmouth and gingivitis: marijuana use and our health

 Cottonmouth and Gingivitis We all know that marijuana causes severe dry-mouth, also known as cottonmouth. Thanks to the article I wrote previously we also know why cannabis gives you cottonmouth. Now let’s look at a possible connection between cottonmouth and gingivitis (also called gum disease and periodontal disease in its advanced stages). Gum disease is […]

Decarboxylation of cannabis: scientific info about temps and times

Decarboxylation of cannabis The following information about decarboxylation was not written by Cannabis Chris, but was pulled from another site during part of my research for “Marijuana Decarboxylation: how to decarboxylate medical marijuana” and “What is Decarboxylation?“, as well as a future article with another method. This snippet about decarboxylation had too much good information […]

Medical marijuana, herbal balms and cannabis topicals

More and more people these days, are looking for natural ways to treat their aches and pains. Of course the cannabis plant has many medical uses, but did you know, there are several ways to use medical cannabis to help many conditions, and many of these ways don’t even get the user high? Have you […]

Why cannabis gives you dry mouth or “cottonmouth”….

Have you ever wondered why using cannabis causes your mouth to go dry? This problem is typically referred to as “cottonmouth”, as it feels about the same as shoving a bunch of cotton-balls into your mouth, and then trying to lick a stamp. It was once thought that dry mouth was merely a side-effect caused […]

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