Real cool info about marijuana as medicine, even as food.
Originally posted on Cherry Girl:
Cannabis has been used in a variety of ways for thousands of years. One of the unique things about the cannabis plant is how versatile and green the plant truly is. It can be grown organically leaving behind virtually no footprint as well as being used in whole when harvested. Many people believe in the power of natural remedies including a natural foods diet. Cannabis, especially the seeds are known for their nutritional value including antioxidants. Below you will find studies that look at the dietary value of cannabis as well as helpful side effects. Please feel free to share ~ Cherry Girl
Antioxidant Activities and Oxidative Stabilities of Some Unconventional Oilseeds
“Hempseed (Cannabis sativa), in addition to its nutritional value, has demonstrated positive health benefits, including the lowering of cholesterol and high blood pressure… As a result of the present research, the analyzed oils could be evaluated as an alternative to traditionally consumed vegetable oils…
Health Benefits of Herbs and Spices: the Past, the Present, the Future
Health benefits of herbs and spices: the past, the present, the future… The real challenge lies not in proving whether foods, such as herbs and spices, have health benefits, but in defining what these benefits are… At present, recommendations are warranted to support the consumption of foods rich in bioactive components, such as herbs and spices. With time, we can expect to see a greater body of scientific evidence supporting the benefits of herbs and spices in the overall maintenance of health and protection from disease.