Love the smell of Christmas trees? Or the flavor of spices like oregano? If you do, thank pinene, a terpene that’s often found in marijuana strains. Pinene has potent healing properties, so pinene-rich cannabis strains can help treat health conditions like asthma, arthritis and Crohn’s disease.
The broad variety found among cannabis strains translates into a wide range of side effects, some of which are positive, while others are negative. In this article, we turn our attention to the positive side effects of taking cannabis along with how to embrace and adapt to them in your everyday...
Cannabis has a lot of variety, and with that variety comes the potential for many different effects. Some effects are ones you’d prefer to avoid because they can turn a helpful experience into a cannabis nightmare. That said, we’ve got some tricks you can use to ensure a positive cannabis...
Chemotherapy prevents cancerous cells from dividing. Unfortunately, healthy cells are often affected, too. But many chemo patients find relief from chemo side effects—nausea, pain and fatigue—with cannabis. Here are the most popular Q&As about cannabis and chemotherapy on Hellomd.com.
Cannabis with its powerful anti-inflammatory effects is proving to be a crucial tool in the fight against inflammation. That said, an increasing number of people with inflammation-related conditions are now turning to cannabis to help reduce inflammation and the pain it causes.
Many doctors are reluctant to support medical marijuana. But some nurses’ associations are active in cannabis education and advocacy. Since patients spend more time with nurses than doctors, it may be more productive and less intimidating to ask your nurse about medicinal cannabis than your doctor.
Every beer lover knows the power of humulene, though they may never have heard of it. Humulene is a terpene in the hops plant largely responsible for the flavor and aroma of beer. An antibacterial and anti-inflammatory, humulene is also found in sage, ginger as well as cannabis.
Beta-caryophyllene (BCP) is a terpene responsible for the spicy flavor of black pepper and rosemary. It’s also found in hops and cannabis. BCP helps activate many therapeutic properties of marijuana, thanks to its own healing power and unique ability to activate the endocannabinoid receptor CB2.