Top 5 Essential Oils for Allergies

Over the last 50 years, the rise in prevalence of allergic diseases and disorders has continued in the industrialized world. Allergic rhinitis, the medical term for hay fever and what’s behind the unpleasant seasonal allergy symptoms we all know so well, develops when the body’s immune system becomes sensitized and overreacts to something in the environment. Today, 40…

Watermelon: The Secret Ingredient to the Best Guacamole

If watermelons don’t scream “summer,” we don’t know what does. With a combination of delicious flavors, like avocados, lime juice, feta cheese, and watermelon, this quick Watermelon Guacamole recipe will add some fun to the season. Grab your favorite tortilla chips and take a dip into this sweet twist on the classic guac, as you soak up some sun!  Watermelon…

AZ Judge: State Should Consider Parkinson’s Patients for Medical Marijuana

Arizona’s medical marijuana market – already one of the largest in the country – could get even bigger after a judge ruled the state improperly rejected a hearing into whether patients with Parkinson’s Disease should be added to the qualifying list of conditions for MMJ. According to the Phoenix New Times, Dorinda Lang, an administrative law judge,…

Phytocannabinoids beyond the Cannabis plant – do they exist?

Abstract It is intriguing that during human cultural evolution man has detected plant natural products that appear to target key protein receptors of important physiological systems rather selectively. Plants containing such secondary metabolites usually belong to unique chemotaxa, induce potent pharmacological effects and have typically been used for recreational and medicinal purposes or as poisons.…

Ravens lineman pushing marijuana on the NFL

Eugene Monroe made up his mind, his conviction steeled by obsessive research. He would advocate publicly for medical marijuana use in the NFL. He knew he would create consternation inside a powerful, conservative institution. He understood it might jeopardize his career as a Baltimore Ravens offensive lineman. And the first skeptic he faced was his wife,…

SEIZURES & CANNABIS

If you are reading this page, more than likely you or someone you know is looking for a more effective and natural way to manage a seizure disorder. The medicinal use of cannabis for its anticonvulsant properties dates back to early civilizations including ancient China, India, Africa, Greece and Rome (Chaboya-Hembree, 2014). As early as…

Nausea and Medical Marijuana

Marijuana is also effective at reducing nausea and studies have proven that medical marijuana makes for an effective Antiemetic (antinausea) medication.  For people suffering from nauseas from chemotherapy or radiation treatment, smoking marijuana relieves the nausea symptoms quickly.  People are able to eat and keep the food down which helps combat weight loss and muscle…