History Of Cannabis
History of Cannabis dates back to around 2800 B.C. and was used extensively in Chinese Medicine. In fact according to the documentary by Chris Rice (https://youtu.be/X2p6qFT_Zjg ) Cannabis The Lost History. As early as 3000 B.C. Based on the evidence — especially the discovery that the human body is equipped with a cannabinoid system it appears our relationship with cannabis goes back to the very dawn of the human species. There are cannabinoid receptors in the brain, lungs, liver, kidneys, immune system and more.
So, your body is already hard-wired to respond to cannabinoids through this unique receptor system. It is still not know how deep the impact on your body is but the receptors play a very important role in many of your bodily functions including metabolic regulation, pain, anxiety, bone growth, and immune functions.
This plant can do so much more than just health-related things. It can be used to make paper, clothes, rope (the Navies around the world used them as they are very strong.) Think of the trees this will save.
This beautiful plant could do so much for the world. Why it has been withheld for so many years? You have only to look to Big Pharma. for that answer and if they have their way they will take it away again and make you have to get a prescription and then there is the threat of Bayer (Monsanto) I will do a separate post on that!!! If you still need to do some more research on the goodness of CBD I have added some resources for you to check out.
28: International Association for Cannabis, Clinical Studies and Case Reports
29: National Cancer Institute, Cannabis and Cannabinoids
30: PubMed Central
31: Journal of Pain
32: National Institute on Drug Abuse, Marijuana as Medicine, Revised May 2018
33: ProCon.org, Medical Studies Involving Cannabis and Cannabis Extracts
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P.S. I am not a Doctor and you need to consult yours.
What Celebrities Use CBD?
What Celebrities use CBD?
Actually, there are quite a few that are very vocal about using CBD and their support of complete legalization.
Seth Rogen: He believes so strongly in the benefits of cannabis for Alzheimer’s prevention that he spoke in Congress.
Whoopie Goldberg: A well-known cannabinoid advocate and consumer. She’s used a vape pen for years to treat her pain, stress, and glaucoma.
Morgan Freeman: Uses both CBD and THC to treat the fibromyalgia he suffers after a serious accident in 2008.
Tommy Chong: He credits the effects of CBD oil when discussing his recovery from prostate cancer in 2012.
Montel Williams: Williams suffers from Multiple Sclerosis and has been a proponent of legalization ever since he tried it and found relief. He has been an outspoken advocate since 1999.
Melissa Etheridge: began using CBD after she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2004.
Oliver Stone: He returned from the Vietnam War with PSTD. He felt it kept him from going insane and so he could adjust to life again.
Snoop Dogg: He largely credits his transition from a hate-filled-gangster to a love-giver to cannabis.
Michael J. Fox: As a longtime sufferer of Parkinson’s disease, Michael J. Fox has used cannabis to counteract the effects of the chronic disease since he was diagnosed.
There are more than these listed. It is being proven more day by day that CBD can help many ailments that we suffer with.
I am not a doctor and you should always check with your doctor before taking any supplements.
What Is CBD?
What is CBD? It stands for cannabidiol, a compound found in weed or marijuana plants that relieves pain, reduces anxiety, helps sleep, etc. The compound CBD (Cannabidiol) is one of 113 identified cannabinoids found in cannabis sativa.
It is not psychoactive, meaning that it won’t make you ‘high’ which is the sensation most commonly associated with cannabis. Or smoking weed as it is known. It has been reported to offer a range of health and medicinal benefits. That is why it has gained so much popularity of late.
CBD and all of its properties have been suppressed from people for years and years. (my personal belief is that it started during prohibition people were smoking pot when they could not drink.) Do you remember a movie during that time called Reefer Madness? You can find it on You-Tube. It was meant to scare people into not smoking pot. Because of that, the whole plant was demonized and so we have not been able to have the benefits that it offers.
You can read some of the Benefits of CBD in this article: HERE
I am not a medical doctor and you should always check with your doctor before taking supplements.
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