Most of us don't really realize how unfocused we are until we become self-aware of all the noise upstairs or it manifests physically within our bodies.
Whether you're medically diagnosed with an attention disorder or self-medicating your mental anxiety, we're starting to see plant-based alternatives hitting center stage and witnessing our once trusted pharmaceutical products fall secondary.
Cannabis is in the spotlight of these growing holistic health therapies. Specifically, Cannabidiol for its homeostasis it encourages in the body by activating our internal endocannabinoid system.
With this balance created throughout our body, we are able to keep calm and carry on (pun intended) because of the equalizing effect of the parasynthetic nervous system.
When our nerves are in check and stable we are able to focus on the task at hand.
Did you know, that the state of Oregon added CBD to its medical resources for alleviating symptoms of ADD/ADHD back in 1998?
That's 20 years ago!
But the latest buzz in cannabis news is the recent understanding of terpenes and the healing effects they can bring to the table.
Terpenes are the essential oil or resin that the plant produces. It gives cannabis that very distinct smell we are all so familiar with. Specifically, the terpene, Limonene, which is thought to have anti-bacterial, anti-depressant and anti-anxiety effects.
It's like that feeling when you catch the aroma of a fresh lemon or lime. Most people can relate that it's an uplifting and pleasant smell to our senses.
That's the power of these little terpenes!
According to a 2013 review published by the British Journal Of Clinical Pharmacology studies have found that CBD posses an anti-inflammatory reaction in the brain. This neuro anti-inflammatory effect is shown to combat depression, anxiety, ADD/ADHD and neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's.
Written for: Joy Organics
Edited By: Jeffery Solow