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 behind the effectiveness of cannabis medicine. In addition to exploring the chemistry of the whole cannabis plant, she explains the physiology of the human body’s endocannabinoid system and why and how it is affected by ingesting cannabis. Based on research and her own clinical experience, Sweet provides technique instructions for the best medicinal cannabis preparations and specific dosage recommendations for using these remedies to address a wide range of conditions, including stress, chronic pain, anxiety, PTSD, insomnia, and more. This volume offers a wealth of valuable information 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.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781635861389
Publisher: Storey Books
Publication date: 07/07/2020
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 898,596
File size: 11 MB
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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
How We Got Here
Meet the Cannabis Plant
The Endocannabinoid System
Preparation and Dosage
Contraindications and Considerations
Conditions and Clinical Applications
The Wisdom of Cannabis
Bibliography
Resources
Medicine Making Tutorial
Metric Conversions
Index

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