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.
Cannabis as Nutraceutical. Cannabis as Dietary Supplement with GRAS Status as Antioxidant & Anti-Inflammatory. Endocannabinoid System & Cannabinoid Receptors: Innate & Phytocannabinoid Sources Function throughout the Body. Research Beyond THC & CBD with Emphasis on Entourage Effect/Whole Plant. Does Cannabinoid Deficiency = Disease? Cannabis as Medicine. Cannabis Treatment Plan: Understanding the Cannabis Consumer. Drug-Cannabis Interactions. Administration: Raw, Vape, Edible, Cream/Salve, Suppositories, and Emerging Markets. Cannabis Use throughout the Human Body. Bone Health & Osteoporosis. Brain Injury & Trauma. Cancer. Cardiovascular: Hypertension, Stroke, and Heart Disease. Endocrine: Diabetes. Gastrointestinal: Crohn's Disease, IBS, GERD, Pancreatitis, Nausea & Vomiting. Gynecological: Endometrious, Menstrual Pain, Morning Sickness, Pregnancy, and Lactation. Infections: Bacterial, Viral, and AIDS/HIV. Mental Health: ADHD, Anxiety, Autism, Depression, Bi-polar, PTSD, Schizophrenia, Sleep/Insomnia. Neurological: Alzheimer's, ALS, Multiple Sclerosis, Huntington's, Parkinson's, Migraines, Seizures, Tourettes. Ocular: Glaucoma, Eye Disorders. Pain: Joints and Arthritis. Respiratory: COPD and Asthma. Skin: Dermatitis and Psoriasis. Cannabis for Pets. Cannabis-Infused Edibles. Overview. Making Edibles at Home. Commercial Products. Cannabis the Plant-Seed to Harvest, Storage & Root Uses. History of Hemp use Around the World and Different Strains. Extraction & Analysis Update.