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Native to southern Asia, turmeric is a relative of the ginger plant. It has been used for thousands of years in Ayurvedic medicine. Studies show that turmeric contains compounds that block the formation of amyloid proteins, the hallmark of Alzheimer's...read more
Acupuncture is the use of needle insertions along key points of energy flow. The point of the insertions just below the skin’s surface is to unblock energy (called “chi” or “qi”).read more
Cannabis works best at low to moderate doses and when doses are limited to just enough to alleviate symptoms, addiction is very unlikely to occur.read more
Cannabis is a complex plant with about 400 compounds that make it medicinally beneficial. THC is just one of them. While it is important, there are other components in the plant that also haveread more
Cannabinoids are substances found only in the cannabis plant. They interact with receptors in the body that are part of the endocannabinoid system.read more
In order to purchase medical cannabis from a medical cannabis dispensary, patients must be evaluated by a health care provider for a recommendation – or certification.read more