The Wholistic Healing Guide to Cannabis: Understanding the Endocannabinoid System, Addressing Specific Ailments and Conditions, and Making Cannabis-Based Remedies

The Wholistic Healing Guide to Cannabis: Understanding the Endocannabinoid System, Addressing Specific Ailments and Conditions, and Making Cannabis-Based Remedies

by Tammi Sweet MS, LMT

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Overview

Author Tammi Sweet combines her expertise in herbal medicine and neurobiology in this in-depth guide to understanding the science of how and why cannabis medicine is effective. She explains the physiology of the body’s endocannabinoid system and how it is affected by ingesting cannabis, as well as the chemistry of the whole plant. Based on research and her own clinical experiences, Sweet provides instructions for the best preparation techniques and specific dosage recommendations for addressing a wide range of conditions including stress, chronic pain, anxiety, PTSD, insomnia, and more. This book will be extremely valuable to healthcare professionals, practitioners of the healing arts, dispensary workers, and medical cannabis users who want to understand the science of cannabis and its effects on the whole body.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781635861372
Publisher: Storey Books
Publication date: 07/07/2020
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 233,675
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Tammi Sweet, MS, LMT, is the author of The Wholistic Healing Guide to Cannabis. She is cofounder and codirector of The Heartstone Center for Earth Essentials near Ithaca, New York, where she offers workshops and classes in herbal medicine and online courses in anatomy and physiology. She holds a master’s degree in endocrinology and has been teaching anatomy and physiology to a range of students in a variety of learning environments including massage school, herbal school, and college for the past 30 years.

Table of Contents

Welcome 1

Chapter 1 How We Got Here 8

Chapter 2 Meet the Cannabis Plant 23

Chapter 3 The Endocannabinoid System 65

Chapter 4 Preparation and Dosage 122

Chapter 5 Contraindications and Considerations 154

Chapter 6 Conditions and Clinical Applications 164

Afterword: The Wisdom of Cannabis 229

Bibliography 234

Resources 249

Medicine-Making Tutorial 249

Metric Conversions 250

Index 251

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