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A Buyer's Guide: How to Buy Medical Cannabis Oil in South Africa

Cannabis Oil Buyer’s Guide 2018

With the abundance of cannabis oils on offer on social media and the internet, those who want to self-medicate are often faced with the daunting task of separating the good from the bad, the mediocre from the exceptional.  So much information is available at the click of a button, but so much misinformation and outright … Read more

Strongest Workout with CBD Cannabis Oil

How Micro-Dosing On Cannabis Led To The Strongest Workouts Of My Life

January 21, 2018 — 10:25 AM Growing up as an elite-level mountain bike racer for 15 years then transitioning to ultra-running, I’ve had my fair share of pain with the long miles. I was so ignorant about cannabis even five years ago. Sure, I’d had it offered to me at parties growing up, and even … Read more

MCT Medium Chain Triglycerides CannaMedica

MCT Oil – A Review of Medium Chain Triglycerides

Interest in medium-chain triglycerides (MCT) has grown rapidly over the last few years.  This is partly due to the widely-publicized benefits of coconut oil, a rich source of them.  Many advocates boast that medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs) can aid in weight loss.  In addition, MCT oil has become a popular supplement among athletes and bodybuilders. Here … Read more

Treating Breast Cancer with Cannabis Oil

Treating Breast Cancer with Medical Cannabis

Breast cancer is a major and growing health issue among women. Invasive breast cancer is the most common type cancer affecting women worldwide, and the second-most-common type overall, according to the Susan G. Komen foundation. This year, an estimated 232,000 cases will be diagnosed just in the US. Early detection and successful treatment are crucial … Read more

The Difference Between THC and CBD

THC vs CBD – The Synergy of Cannabinoids

The first written proof of using marijuana as a medicine dates back to 2900 BC when the Chinese Emperor Fu Xi noted that “cannabis was a very popular medicine that possessed both yin and yang” As it seems, cannabis sativa has been used for both medicinal and recreational purposes for five millenniums now, if not … Read more

For Men Only: Medical Cannabis Treats Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is an established public health concern in modern society and has been for decades. It is the most common cancer in men (asides from non-melanoma skin cancer) and the second most common cause of cancer death in the United States.  Even with widespread screening with prostate-specific antigen (PSA), still 5% of cases present … Read more

Clearing Away the Smoke: Medical Marijuana and Respiratory Diseases

Recent studies have shown that medical cannabis and, in particular the cannabinoids THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) and CBD (cannabidiol), can effectively relieve and manage the symptoms of COPD and other chronic breathing disorders.  What is of significant interest, is the efficacy of the delivery method.  Danielle Piomelli, PhD, professor of pharmacology at the University of California at … Read more

The Benefits of Medical Cannabis for ADHD

ADHD is not really a disease. ADHD is people, and whether it be a male or a female, it’s really the way your brain chemistry works — and some of it is personality traits. ADHD and attention deficit disorder (ADD) are neurological and behavior-related conditions that cause difficulty in concentrating, impulsiveness and excessive energy. Individuals … Read more

Cannabis Study: Full-Spectrum Cannabis Extracts More Medically Effective than CBD Alone

Cannabidiol (CBD) has been the focus of many medical cannabis studies, and continues to prove itself as a powerful anti-inflammatory drug. What makes CBD even more desirable for some patients is that it does not cause the psychoactive effects associated with tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). An extremely interesting study (Overcoming the Bell-Shaped Dose-Response of Cannabidiol by using … Read more

Medical Cannabis and Muscle Spasms

If you have ever experienced the excruciating pain of a “charley horse” in your calf, you know that a muscle spasm can come on quick and last from a few seconds to a few hours. A muscle spasm is an involuntary contraction of a muscle and can be caused by muscle strain, dehydration, and loss … Read more

How and Why Your Brain Makes its Own Cannabinoids

As you probably already know, unlike water, potatoes, and many top-selling pharmaceutical drugs, it’s virtually impossible to fatally overdose on marijuana What you might not realize, however, is that this remarkable attribute of weed stems from the fact that the human body actually produces its own “endogenous” cannabinoids (chemicals otherwise unique to the cannabis plant). … Read more

A Buyer’s Guide: How to Buy Medical Cannabis Oil in South Africa

If you have been considering the use of medical marijuana to treat an illness, you have likely been wondering about the difference between medical-and recreational cannabis.  With cannabis so actively in the spotlight recently, there’s never been a better time to find out more. You might be feeling a little apprehensive as, like most people, … Read more

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