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Cannabinoids–What Are They and Why Should I Care?

The first part of the question is a scientific fact: Cannabinoids are a type of terpenoid–while not all terpenoids are cannabinoids, all cannabinoids are terpenoids.  Both endocannabinoids (made in the body) and phyto-cannabinoids (from the cannabis plant) interact with receptors … Continue reading

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Medical Cannabis For Pets? Yep.

“Every mammal has an endocannabinoid system.”  When I first started looking into using medical cannabis for myself, that’s what the research said.  It wasn’t until I’d achieved such remarkable results using medical cannabis for my intractable pain that I started to notice my … Continue reading

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The Role of Cannabinoids in Health and Happiness

Did you know that every cell has 15,000 biochemical interactions every second?  And, did you know that there are, on average, 38 billion cells in a human body?  38 billion cells, each processing 15,000 chemical interactions per second.  That’s a lot … Continue reading

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Assess The Health Of Your Endocannabinoid System

The discovery of the endocannabinoid system (ECS) in the late 1960’s was nothing short of revolutionary in the field of health and medicine.  Purely by chance, the stories say, researchers discovered a subtle, signaling system within the body that maintains … Continue reading

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Dosing Medical Cannabis… Can You Say Micro Dose?

Determining the right dose when using a whole plant medicine like medical cannabis is important.  Each plant grows uniquely, influenced by its own genetics and the environment to produce a slightly different result with each grow cycle.  A person can even … Continue reading

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Terpenes: Leading Edge of Medical Cannabis

You may have never heard the term “terpene” before, but I promise you that you have experienced a terpene or two in your life…  because terpenes give scent to everything.  That’s right.  If you can smell it, there is at … Continue reading

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The Endocannabinoid System Stands for AMAZING!

When I first began my foray into the vast research opportunity of medical cannabis, I had no idea where the trail would lead–only that my interest was sparked by the relief from pain I was finding with hemp Cannabidiol aka … Continue reading

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Pain Asks the Question. Cannabis Offers an Answer

Nothing demands our attention like pain.  Whether it is physical or emotional or mental or spiritual, chronic or acute–pain alters our experience until we respond to its demands. Sometimes we think we have successfully compartmentalized the dull nerve ache or breaking … Continue reading

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Life’s Mission–John of God

Do you ever ask yourself, “What is my life’s mission?”  A worthy question in my humble opinion. I ask myself on a regular basis.  Sometimes, the answer seems very concrete–actionable, if you will.  And, sometimes, it is etheric–seemingly abstract and … Continue reading

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Loving Our Bodies Means Feeling Safe

Let’s talk science for a moment.  Proven fact: every emotion solicits hormones and neurotransmitters to evoke a host of chemical actions.  The blood fills with these “chemical feelings” and every cell in the body “reads” the chemical message to determine … Continue reading

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