The Wholistic Healing Guide to Cannabis: Understanding the Endocannabinoid System, Addressing Specific Ailments and Conditions, and Making Cannabis-Based Remedies
by Tammi Sweet
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 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. AUTHOR: Tammi Sweet, MS, LMT, 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 masters' degree in endocrinology and has been teaching anatomy and physiology to a range of students at a variety of levels spanning massage school, herbal school, and college for the past 30 years. SELLING POINTS: . An in-depth, wholistic perspective. This is the first book on cannabis that offers a full perspective on the attributes, taxonomy, and chemistry of the cannabis plant; the physiology of the endocannabinoid system in the human body; and how to make whole-plant medicine from cannabis, including specific preparations and recommended dosages for particular conditions, including Parkinson's, PTSD, sleep disorders, inflammation, opioid addiction, autism spectrum disorder, anxiety, cancer, seizures, and pain.
Written by an herbalist with expertise in neurobiology. Tammi Sweet is an herbalist with a background in neurobiology, endocrinology, and anatomy and physiology. She has researched and lectured extensively on cannabis at forums including the Harvard Cannabis Conference and the Medicinal Cannabis Conference. . Documented by research and clinical experience. This book presents real, evidence-based information regarding the use of cannabis to treat various ailments and conditions, accompanied by scientific studies, research, and clinical findings.
- Publisher : Storey Publishing (1 July 2020)
- Paperback : 256 pages
- ISBN-10 : 1635861373
- ISBN-13 : 978-1635861372
- Dimensions : 15.24 x 1.78 x 22.61 cm