Monthly Archives: November 2022

  1. DOES CBD ALLEVIATE DEPRESSION? 

    Depression is one of the most conventional mental health illnesses in the world. Approximately 280 million people suffer from this condition every day. Depression is different from a sudden mood swing or a short-lived reaction to the challenges of daily life. Especially when it is repetitive with differing intensities, depression can become a severe medical condition. It causes the affected person great suffering and inability to function at work, school, and even with family. At its unhealthiest, depression can lead to death; according to the World Health Organization (WHO), 700,000 people die from suicide annually, and it is the 4th major cause of death in people aged 15-29. 

    There are many known treatments for depression, but more than 75% of people in low - middle-income countries receive little to no treatment. A lot of stigma

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  2. Natural Medication I Can’t Live Without

    Natural Medicine has been around for centuries. It had helped numerous people even before pharmaceuticals ever existed. Using bark, berries, leaves, flowers, roots, seeds, and fruits of different plants and trees, people who use natural medicine can treat various ailments and conditions. 

     

    There’s a high chance that even you have tried using natural medicine or, as we call it today, home remedies to cure a particular cold, dull a nagging headache, or get a good night’s sleep. Maybe you learned it from your parents or read about it online when you rushed to cure a specific illness. 

     

    Here’s a list of natural medicines that helps me through my daily life: 

    1. Turmeric - Also known as Curcuma longa and Indian Saffron, it is one of the most consumed herbs in the world because of its numerous health benefits. The Chinese have

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  3. DOES CBD AFFECT THE GUT AND THE MICROBIOME?

    Using Cannabis in today's society has become less taboo than in previous years. The consuming population has widely accepted the usage of marijuana and all its derivatives for medicinal purposes. It helps treat a wide array of conditions, including gastrointestinal problems. 

     

    Most cannabis products are marketed as medicinal and are used to ease varying health conditions like anxiety, seizures, cancers, pain, and skin conditions to name a few. Some products are promoted to facilitate different forms of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), like Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and Crohn's Disease. 

     

    GET TO KNOW YOUR GUT

     

    The Gastrointestinal system is also known by its other name, the "second brain." It starts from the esophagus and ends at the anus. A majority of people believe

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  4. CBD for Athletes

    Athletes' bodies undergo immeasurable stress and physical tolls every day during practice, workouts, pre-games and games. With the different advancements in sports medicine and science, athletes are looking for safe and organic ways to boost their performance, keep them in tip-top shape and hasten their recovery after a long training session. Post-training pain-relief options can be more harmful than beneficial in the long run. When a new all-natural product like Cannabidiol (CBD) comes along and shows promise, it will undoubtedly stir up clamor and turn a few heads. 

     

    In 2018, the World Anti-Doping Agency withdrew CBD from the list of prohibited substances. Numerous famous athletes like Megan Rapinoe, Rob Gronkowski, Eugene Monroe, Mike Tyson, Nate Diaz and Eddie Hall, to name a few, have incorporated CBD into their daily routines. 

     

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  5. What is CBG And How Can It Help You?

    Cannabigerol (CBG)  is a type of cannabinoid that is acquired from the cannabis plant. It can be found in most cannabis strains and is known as one of the non-psychoactive cannabinoids. Like Tetrahydrocannabinol(THC), CBG responds with the brain's cannabinoid receptors, but unlike THC, CBG helps alleviate paranoia caused by the former. 

     

    CBG is obtained through specific Cannabis strains bred to express higher amounts of CBG and also from younger cannabis plants which contain higher concentrations of Cannabigerol than the mature plants. 

     

    The body's endocannabinoid system processes the Cannabidiol (CBD). The endocannabinoid system consists of an extensive network of cellular receptors throughout a human's brain and body. The brain's "cannabinoid" receptors surpass most receptor types; they are in charge of most of the levels and activities of the neurotransmitters.

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