Cannabis and humans have a very long history together - nearly 6,000 years in fact! - and this relationship has taken many forms throughout the years. In Asia, thousands of years ago, it’s said that the people of the era used it for medicinal purposes.
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Basil in all its forms is a true nutritional powerhouse. It is anti-bacterial and is high in essential nutrients like vitamins A, K and C, manganese, magnesium, calcium and potassium.
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By now you have probably heard a story or two about how medical cannabis helped heal cancer. This may have even been your experience or the experience of a loved one. Cannabis has proven to be effective against cancer in many ways, from reinforcing the endocannabinoid system to boosting the immune system and cutting inflammation.
As a superfood, cannabis shares a lot of the same healing substances that other healing plants do. For example, cannabis contains phytonutrients just like sulforaphane-rich broccoli sprouts and resveratrol-heavy dark berries do.
Last week on the blog, we noted that there are 480 identified chemical compounds in the cannabis plant, and we told you about one class of compounds that make cannabis an effective medicine: cannabinoids.