Many of us have experienced health benefits, and maybe even amazing results, from taking hemp oil as a dietary supplement, and we want to recommend it to family members and friends when they experience health issues. These days, humans are not our only family, with......

Research shows cannabinoids can stop inflammation by activating CB2 receptors found in the endocannabinoid system. A couple of years ago, a study comparing the levels of inflammation in people who smoked marijuana and in people who never smoked it was showing that marijuana smokers may......

THC is a key ingredient of the Cannabis sativa plant, and it’s the compound that makes you high when you smoke marijuana. Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is the main responsible for the psychoactive effects of cannabis, and in large enough doses it can cause visual and auditory......

On Wednesday, the 24th of February, the Australian Senate passed new changes to the Narcotic Drugs Act1, which will allow the legal cultivation of cannabis for medical and scientific purposes. Greens leader Richard Di Natale said the changes were an “important first step” to legalising......

While we are frequently discouraged from judging by appearances, skin conditions can be as nasty as they look. They are uncomfortable, may cause psychological distress to the sufferer and may even interfere with the protective barrier functions of the skin. One such skin condition is......

Whether you are a professional athlete, enjoy amateur competition or simply aim to improve your fitness, we all want to achieve the best results from working out. Besides how you exercise, what you do in the post-workout recovery, phase may help to maximise gains in......

  We all want the best results from the supplements we take, and one of the most important factors in whether or not they can work best for us is if we can properly absorb them. But how could the absorption of hemp extracts, and......

Cannabidiol (CBD) is probably the best known cannabinoid in the cannabis plant, along with THC. Although the two compounds share the same roots, they don’t carry the same traits, and their effects on the human body are very different. THC is the compound that makes......

Tetrahydrocannabinol is the substance in the cannabis plant that makes you high. It’s probably the most recognized compound in this plant, and also the most controversial, as studies show opposite effects on the brain and body. Some say the positive influence of tetrahydrocannabinol on the......

The illegal use of cannabis products for recreational purposes has determined researchers to intensify their efforts for understanding how the psychoactive effects of the plant are produced. The feelings of euphoria, the sense of relaxation and the altered perceptions accompany most of the recreational cannabis......