Cannabis as Medicine

1st Edition

Betty Wedman-St.Louis

CRC Press
September 10, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 304 Pages - 22 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780367150549 - CAT# K413295

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As more states are legalizing medical cannabis, prescribers need a reliable source which provides clinical information in a succinct format. This book focuses on the science of cannabis as an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory supplement. It discusses cannabis uses in the human body for bone health/osteoporosis; brain injury and trauma; cancer; cardiovascular diseases; diabetes; gastrointestinal conditions; gynecological issues; mental health disorders; insomnia; neurological conditions; eye disorders; and inflammation. There is emphasis on using the whole plant- from root to raw leaves and flowers discussing strains, extraction and analysis, and use of cannabis-infused edibles.