Cannabis Therapy Education

EXPLORING CANNABIS CRAFT PRODUCTS

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EXPLORING CANNABIS CRAFT PRODUCTS

EXPLORING THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN CANNABIS PRODUCTS CANNABIS TOPICALS Cannabis Topicals such as Cannabis Salve, Cannabis Oil and Cannabis Bath Salt are considered to be one of the safest ways to consume cannabis. Many people are using topical cannabis to relieve pain, itching, inflammation, and burning of the skin. Cannabis is a fat-soluble medicine and this limits the absorption of cannabinoids in topical applications. A topical cannot penetrate deep enough through the tough outer layer of the skin to the layer of the blood vessels to travel onward to the brain. Typically, the effect of a topical will start to occur...


How to Use Cannabis to Reduce Opioid Dependence

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How to Use Cannabis to Reduce Opioid Dependence

The overuse and misuse of opioid medications is major public health problem for which we don’t currently have an effective solution. Nearly 2.5 million Americans struggle with opioid addiction and over 100 people die every day from opioid overdose. Though controversial, more and more evidence is showing that medical cannabis could be a lifesaving component of a strategy to solve to this epidemic. I recently had the opportunity to work with Sanjay Gupta on the fourth installment of his groundbreaking series on CNN, Weed 4: Pot vs. Pills, helping to explain how cannabis can be a solution to this epidemic. How Cannabis...


WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THC AND CBD PRODUCTS?

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WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THC AND CBD PRODUCTS?

THC and CBD are both compounds found in the Cannabis sativa plant species and can be extracted to make hemp and cannabis products. There are hundreds of other compounds in cannabis, but these two get the most attention. CBD and THC have many of the same medical benefits. They can provide relief from several of the same conditions. THC is more effective for pain, however, CBD doesn’t cause the euphoric effects that occur with THC. Some people may prefer to use CBD because of the lack of this side effect. While CBD is non-intoxicating, studies show that combining CBD and THC...


7 WAYS TO GIVE YOURSELF A CANNABIS MASSAGE THAT WILL BLOW YOUR MIND

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7 WAYS TO GIVE YOURSELF A CANNABIS MASSAGE THAT WILL BLOW YOUR MIND

  Cannabis topicals are amazing for muscle pain. The herb contains potent anti-inflammatory compounds, which come in handy for tender areas that need a little TLC. Cannabis also is effective at relieving pain and is filled with nutritious antioxidants which help protect your cells from damage. When applied directly to the skin, you get these benefits in a localized area. This means that the herb will give you immediate relief in just the right spot. To help ease a little stress and pain, here are 7 ways to give yourself a cannabis massage.  1. NECK RELIEF AND TENSION HEADACHES First, put...


RUB IT ON: 4 CONDITIONS THAT MAY BE HELPED BY CANNABIS TOPICALS

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RUB IT ON: 4 CONDITIONS THAT MAY BE HELPED BY CANNABIS TOPICALS

  One of the most promising marijuana product lines is topicals, such as balms, lotions, oil, and salves. Topicals laden with cannabidiol (CBD), the molecule that puts the medical in medical marijuana, are proving to be useful for a number of syndromes and conditions. While research on the efficacy of topicals is in its infancy, here are four areas where the science is beginning to demonstrate that topicals can help: 1. Acne Got zits? CBD topicals may help. A 2014 study in the Journal of Clinical Investigation suggested that CBD could help with treating acne abrasions: "Collectively, our findings suggest that, due to the combined...

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