This authoritative guide provides a deeper understanding the science behind cannabis medicine, including the chemistry of the cannabis plant, the physiology of the body’s endocannabinoid system, and preparation and dosage guidelines for addressing a wide range of ailments.
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.
“This is the best book written on the medicinal and wholistic uses of cannabis. It contains a wealth of information on all aspects of the plant and practical step-by-step instructions on making high quality medicinal products at home. Tammi Sweet brings her knowledge, love, deep insights, and humor to her writing.” — Rosemary Gladstar, best-selling author of Rosemary Gladstar’s Medicinal Herbs: A Beginner’s Guide
“An important book and a wonderful introduction to the body's endocannabinoid system.” — Stephen Harrod Buhner, award-winning author of Herbal Antibiotics and Herbal Antivirals