A Comprehensive Guide to Botanical Aromas for Emotional and Physical Self-Care
Author: Andrew Freedman
Publisher: Mango Media Inc.
Start Your Self-Care Journey with Cannabis Cocktails, Cooking, and Creams "Whether you are new to handling or consuming cannabis, have an interest in aromatherapy, or want to expand your culinary repertoire to include the basics of natural plant terpenes, you'll enjoy this book!” ―Jacqui Pressinger, director of the American Culinary Federation #1 New Release in Pharmaceutical Drug Guides, Health, and Mind & Body Reference International wine scholar and seasoned cannabis professional, Andrew Freedman, brings a fun, step-by-step guide to using terpenes for both physical and emotional self-care, including relaxation, stress management, and natural medicine anxiety relief. Herbal remedies to feel better outside and inside. In recent years, cannabis has taken the natural medicine community by storm, with terpenes as the number one conversation starter. To Freedman, dubbed "The Cannabis Sommelier", terpenes have a depth of complexity, whether it’s helping to set your intention, creating the mood, and now―fusing it with cocktails, cooking, and aromatherapy. With engaging text, informative charts, and recipes for both edible and non-edible terpene consumption, Terpenes for Well-Being provides both a botanical breakdown and comprehensive drug guide to aromatherapy-related techniques for relaxation, natural stress relief, and anti-anxiety treatment. Cannabis cocktails and aromatherapy. In the tradition of cannabis cookbooks, Terpenes for Well-Being offers terpene-infused food and cocktail recipes to promote well-being. With information on the distinct characteristics of different terpenes, this exciting self-care book offers a hands-on, DIY approach to terpene-infused lotions, potions, foods and beverages. Inside, you’ll find recipes for: • Bath salts • Cocktails • Food pairings • And more! If you’re looking for cannabis gifts or self-care gifts for women or men―and enjoyed books like The Lost Book of Herbal Remedies, A Woman’s Guide to Cannabis, or Cannabis Pharmacy―then you’ll love Terpenes for Well-Being.
A Comprehensive Guide to Terpenes for Emotional and Physical Self Care
Author: Andrew Freedman
Category: Health & Fitness
Terpenes for Well-Being will be a clear, step-by-step guide to using terpenes for both physical and emotional self-care including relaxation and stress management. It will include specifics about what terpenes are, how they work and how they can be used. There will be information about the distinct characteristics of different terpenes and a guide to consuming terpenes to effectively care for oneself or others through terpene-infused lotions, potions, foods and beverages.
What Are Terpenes? Terpenes (pronounced tur-peens), or terpenoids, are aromatic metabolites found in the oils of all plants. Terpenes are chemical oils produced by plants that create the unique flavor, scent and effect of herbs, fruit and flowers. When smelling a flower or herb, your nose actually registers the unique terpene profile of the plant. More than 30,000 unique terpenes have been identified in plants, animals, microbes, and fungi, which create aromas and flavors. Terpenes help carry out biological functions, can serve as vitamins, pheromones, and hormones as well as influence the immune system. When combined, terpenes produce complex profiles. For example, the herb lavender smells pleasant, tastes slightly sweet and floral, and has a relaxing effect. Terpenes are secreted along with cannabinoids in the flower’s sticky resin glands. They are responsible for cannabis’ smell, flavor and contribute to its overall sensory effect. Terpenes give the Blueberry cannabis strain its berry smell, Sour Diesel its skunky smell, and Lavender its floral aroma. Over 100 different terpenes have been identified in the cannabis plant, and every strain tends toward a unique terpene type and composition. Terpenes play a key role in differentiating the effects of various cannabis strains. Terpenoid production evolved over time in plants, including cannabis, to attract pollinators and to act as defense compounds. Female cannabis plants produce glandular trichomes, which are glands that look like small hairs or growths that protrude from the flowers and leaves. Trichomes house crucial compounds, including cannabinoids (such as THC and CBD), flavonoids, and terpenes. Terpenes and cannabinoids interact synergistically to promote relaxation and stress-relief, while others promote focus and acuity. The effect profile of a given terpene can change when combined with other terpenes and cannabinoids in a phenomenon known as the entourage effect. Research suggests that terpenes offer medicinal value as they mediate our body’s interaction with therapeutic cannabinoids. Technology has developed a method of distilling terpenes into highly concentrated forms that can be used individually or in conjunction with other terpenes. Terpene isolates are commonly used in cosmetic products, incense, food flavorings, perfumes, natural medicines and a wide variety of everyday products. Pure, isolated terpenes are highly concentrated and may pose health risks if consumed or applied to the skin with out proper dilution. Working with terpenes is shaman-like, calling on an understanding the terpene to safely unlocking their amazing potential. For instance, certain varietals are more potent than others, meaning that one dilution method cannot be applied to every type of terpene. Achieving balance can be tricky but well worth the personal learning needed. -- Beverly Potter
A Guide to Precision Dosing for Health and Wellness
Author: Uwe Blesching
Publisher: Ed Rosenthal
The author of the game-changing Cannabis Health Index returns with a book designed specifically for general readers who want to understand how THC and CBD can benefit them. While CBD is the new buzzword for health and wellness, many researchers and practitioners believe that the symbiotic relationship between THC and CBD, known as the entourage effect, allows for greater therapeutic benefits for patients. Unfortunately, when it comes to optimizing that ratio to a particular health condition, it is often a process of trial and error for medical patients. Your Cannabis CBD:THC Ratio provides detailed information on how to find the best ratios of CBD:THC and covers the preferred ratios of these two primary cannabinoids for ten prevalent medical conditions —including cancer, chronic pain, anxiety, insomnia, and many others. Blesching’s unique chemotype-based system takes into account CBD:THC ratios, the various forms of cannabis medicine available to consumers, and the subjective therapeutic dosages, presenting a complete evidence-based methodology. -- Uwe Blesching, PH.D.
Medicinal Plants for Holistic Health and Well-Being discusses, in depth, the use of South African plants to treat a variety of ailments, including tuberculosis, cancer, periodontal diseases, acne, postmacular hypomelanosis, and more. Plants were selected on the basis of their traditional use, and the book details the scientific evidence that supports their pharmacological and therapeutic potential to safely and effectively treat each disease. Thus, this book is a valuable resource for all researchers, students and professors involved in advancing global medicinal plant research. Many plants found in South Africa are also found in other parts of the world. Each chapter highlights plants from other worldwide locations so that scientists can study which plants belong to the same family, and how similar qualities can be used to treat a specific disease. Uses traditional medicine as an efficient means to identify and further investigate South African and similar plants used as lead compounds in modern drug discovery Includes a number of chapters dedicated to using medicinal plants to treat various skin disorders, which is not covered often in other books on medicinal plants Organized by specific diseases, with vital evidence-based data related to the bioactivity, pharmacological potential, chemical structure and safety information
Human beings are inseparable from the natural world, co-evolving with all of life. In order to thrive, we need to nourish this bond. In The Healing Code of Nature, biologist Clemens G. Arvay illuminates the miraculous ways that the human body interprets the living “code” of plants, animals, and our larger natural habitat for healing and sustenance. Here is a book as inspiring as it is fascinating, offering a new vision for the future of medicine and the way we relate to our environment. Learn more about: • The new science of eco-psychosomatics: the study of the close connection between mind, body, and nature • The biophilia effect and the healing relationship between humans and trees • Epigenetics and the mounting evidence of how environmental experiences of a living being can directly affect genetic material • The role of evolutionary medicine in understanding and treating cancer • Regenerating in nature and taking a time-out from the stressors of modern living • Unleashing the healing potential of encounters with animals • Moving beyond the materialist view to reclaim nature as an unsolvable mystery
For thousands of years fragrance has been used, across many varied cultures, for altering mental and emotional states, and as part of spiritual practice. This book explores the impact of fragrance on the psyche from biological, anthropological, perfumery and aromatherapy viewpoints. Beginning with an exploration of our olfactory system and a discussion of the language of odour, the book examines the ways in which fragrance can influence our perceptions and experiences. It introduces us to a broad range of fragrance types – woody, resinous, spicy, herbaceous, agrestic, floral and citrus, as well as the attars that form part of Unani Tibb medicine. Traditional and contemporary uses and the mood-enhancing properties of fragrance types are presented. The book then provides an overview of the theoretical and philosophical frameworks that have been used to analyse how and why we choose fragrance. Finally readers are given guidance on how to cultivate their olfactory palate, which reveals a new dimension in the use of fragrance to enhance wellbeing. This book offers a wealth of knowledge on plant aromatics and the powerful influence of fragrance on wellbeing. It will be of particular interest to aromatherapists, perfumers, psychotherapists, ethnobotanists and anthropologists.
The Ultimate Guide on the Healing Effects and Medicinal Properties of Terpenes Oil
Author: Johnson Rom
Turpentine which is also called spirits of turpentine, oil of turpentine, wood turpentine is a fluid or sap which is obtained by the distillation of resin which is obtained from pine trees among othersThe active chemical in turpentine is pinene which is a powerful terpene. Turpentine is used for effective treatment of a range of disease such as lyme, chronic fatigue, parasites, fungus, candida, autism, sore throat, sinus problem, cold and flu and urinary tract infectionIt also has mild sedative and relaxing effects which is wonderful for a great sleep especially individuals with insomniaThis guide will show you the following How to extract Natural Turpentine from Pine trees Terpenes in nature Healing effects of Terpines in Turpentine The Use of Turpentine in History Modern Day Use of Turpentine for Healing and so on
Terpenes—Advances in Research and Application: 2013 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ book that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Triterpenes. The editors have built Terpenes—Advances in Research and Application: 2013 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Triterpenes in this book to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Terpenes—Advances in Research and Application: 2013 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.
The Green Cookbook is a Cookbook with 101 Highly Delicious and Healthy Vegan Recipes which are infused with Cannabis . The Book is Chaptered in 6 Chapters : Chapter 1 Introduction to Cannabis Chapter 2 Appetizers & Snacks Chapter 3 Main Dishes Chapter 4 Desserts & Sweets Chapter 5 Drinks & Smoothies and Chapter 6 which is and Table of Contents where you can finde all recipes pages at one look . Also: There is no doubt that the healthiest way to consume cannabis is by eating it and with this unique, totally vegan marijuana cookbook, you’ll have 101 new ways to create tasty cannabis edibles that are actually good for you too! Smoking marijuana can wreak havoc on your lungs and throat and with the revelation that smoking weed can increase your risk of pesticide exposure, it only makes sense that you should cook your bud instead of lighting it. When you infuse your food or drinks with marijuana, it’s possible to eliminate the damage that a buildup of residue in your respiratory system is known to cause. Best of all, the effects of cannabis edibles are much longer lasting than that of smoked marijuana, due to the fact that your endocannabinoid system is better able to absorb and process the active ingredients in cannabis through digestion than it can through smoking. If you’ve always thought that cannabis edibles had to be difficult and time-consuming to make, or if you’re tired of the same old “special” brownies and teas, you’ll be thrilled to discover that there are a number of easy recipes included in The Green Cookbook that are ideal for anyone who is just getting started cooking with cannabis, as well as a host of original and inventive concoctions that are sure to thrill even the pickiest palates. Eating vegan cannabis edibles is an excellent way to get your daily dose of marijuana and to eat more responsibly as you do it. A vegan diet is better for both you and the environment and best of all, it doesn’t require the suffering of another living being to provide you with sustenance. When you use The Green Cookbook to prepare your meals, you can rest assured that you are doing what is right not only for your body, but for the rest of the world too. The Green Cookbook is full of fun and easy recipes for all kinds of tasty dishes, including breakfast meals, convenient snacks and indulgent desserts, as well as unique drinks that will satisfy your thirst and your need for weed at the same time. This is one cannabis cookbook that you’ll never tire of using, thanks to the wide variety of vegan offerings included in it pages. It will also make the perfect gift idea for your favorite medical marijuana patient or recreational user at anytime of the year! So have fun with the Cookbook and cooking. I hope you enjoy the recipes.
A comprehensive reference to the use of innovative catalysts and processes to turn biomass into value-added chemicals Chemical Catalysts for Biomass Upgrading offers detailed descriptions of catalysts and catalytic processes employed in the synthesis of chemicals and fuels from the most abundant and important biomass types. The contributors?noted experts on the topic?focus on the application of catalysts to the pyrolysis of whole biomass and to the upgrading of bio-oils. The authors discuss catalytic approaches to the processing of biomass-derived oxygenates, as exemplified by sugars, via reactions such as reforming, hydrogenation, oxidation, and condensation reactions. Additionally, the book provides an overview of catalysts for lignin valorization via oxidative and reductive methods and considers the conversion of fats and oils to fuels and terminal olefins by means of esterification/transesterification, hydrodeoxygenation, and decarboxylation/decarbonylation processes. The authors also provide an overview of conversion processes based on terpenes and chitin, two emerging feedstocks with a rich chemistry, and summarize some of the emerging trends in the field. This important book: -Provides a comprehensive review of innovative catalysts, catalytic processes, and catalyst design -Offers a guide to one of the most promising ways to find useful alternatives for fossil fuel resources -Includes information on the most abundant and important types of biomass feedstocks -Examines fields such as catalytic cracking, pyrolysis, depolymerization, and many more Written for catalytic chemists, process engineers, environmental chemists, bioengineers, organic chemists, and polymer chemists, Chemical Catalysts for Biomass Upgrading presents deep insights on the most important aspects of biomass upgrading and their various types.
Discover Deceleration And Mindfulness With The Healing Power Of Nature (Increase Health, Satisfaction And Well-Being Through The Healing Power Of Nature)
Author: Luke Eisenberg
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
Bathing In The Woods: Discover Deceleration And Mindfulness With The Healing Power Of Nature (Increase Health, Satisfaction And Well-Being Through The Healing Power Of Nature). What would it be like if there was a place where we could recharge our batteries for health, relaxation, strength, a long life and much more? Science has confirmed what nature lovers have always known: the forest does us good. Staying under the trees strengthens the body and immune system, reduces stress hormones, promotes optimism and positive feelings. Japanese doctors have developed the classic forest walk into a recognized stress management method that combines enjoyment and therapy in a wonderful way.
While aging—from middle age and beyond—changes in our bodies occur. Healthy knowledge and behavior can slow down the sand in the hourglass of our lifespan. Degenerative diseases like cancer, heart problems, dementia, balance problems and other conditions that may accompany our golden years can be prevented, minimized or eliminated. This book looks at the many ways that nutrition, exercise and other disease preventatives can aid in living a happier and longer life.
For hundreds of years cannabis has been used as a therapeutic medicine around the world. Cannabis was an accepted medicine during the second half of the 19th century, but its use declined because single agent pain medications were advocated by physicians who demanded standardization of medicines. It was not until 1964 when the chemical structure of THC (delta 9-tetrahydrocannabinol) was elucidated and its pharmacological effects began to be understood. Numerous therapeutic effects of cannabis have been reviewed, but cannabis-based medicines are still an enigma because of legal issues. Many patients could benefit from cannabinoids, terpenoids and flavonoids found in Cannabis sativa L. These patients suffer from medical conditions including chronic pain, chronic inflammatory diseases, neurological disorders, and other debilitating illnesses. As more states are legalizing medical cannabis, prescribers need a reliable source which provides clinical information in a succinct format. This book focuses on the science of cannabis as an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory supplement. It discusses cannabis uses in the human body for bone health/osteoporosis; brain injury and trauma; cancer; diabetes; gastrointestinal conditions; mental health disorders; insomnia; pain; anxiety disorders; depression; migraines; eye disorders; and arthritis and inflammation. There is emphasis on using the whole plant — from root to raw leaves and flowers discussing strains, extraction and analysis, and use of cannabis-infused edibles. Features: Provides an understanding of the botanical and biochemistry behind cannabis as well as its use as a dietary supplement. Discusses endocannabinoid system and cannabinoid receptors. Includes information on antioxidant benefits, pain receptors using cannabinoids, and dosage guidelines. Presents research on cannabis treatment plans, drug-cannabis interactions and dosing issues, cannabis vapes, edibles, creams, and suppositories. Multiple appendices including a glossary of cannabis vocabulary, how to use cannabis products, a patient guide and recipes as well as information on cannabis for pets.
This book highlights how terpenoids act as biological messengers and can be used as medicine against liver disease, neurodegenerative disease, cancer, infectious disease, cardiovascular disease, and inflammatory diseases. It emphasizes the metabolic engineering approach of terpenoids production and their toxicity.
Implications and Applications - Animals and Microbes
Author: Se-Kwon Kim
Publisher: Academic Press
This volume on medicinal foods from the sea narrates the bioactive principles of various marine floral (vertebrate and Invertebrate), faunal (Macro and Micro algal) and microbial sources. Contributions from eminent scientists worldwide explain about the latest advance implications in the development and application of marine originated functional foods, as potential pharmaceuticals and medicines for the benefit of humankind by meeting the present nutraceutical demands. The latest important information for food scientists and nutritionists Peer-reviewed articles by a panel of respected scientists The go-to series since 1948
In our modern society, expectations are high, also with respect to our daily diet. In addition to being merely "nutritious", i.e. supplying a variety of essential nutrients, including macro-nutrients such as proteins or micro-nutrients such as minerals and vitamins, it is almost expected that a good diet offers further advantages - especially well-being and health and the prevention of chronic diseases, which are, as we generally tend to grow older and older, becoming a burden to enjoying private life and to the entire society. These additional qualities are often sought in diets rich also in non-nutritive components, such as phytochemicals. In contrast to drugs, which are taken especially to cure or ameliorate diseases, it is expected that a healthy diet acts in particular on the side of prevention, allowing us to become old without feeling old. In the present book, rather then trying to give an exhaustive overview on nutritional aspects and their link to well-being and health, selected topics have been chosen, intended to address presently discussed key issues of nutrition for health, presenting a reasonable selection of the manifold topics around diet, well-being, and health: from the antioxidants polyphenols and carotenoids, aroma-active terpenoids, to calcium for bone health, back to traditional Chinese Medicine.
In just a few decades, humans have managed to change the global climate significantly, use up existing resources and trigger species extinction on an unprecedented scale. The average age of people rises continuously, but at the same time the quality of life decreases. The urgently needed solutions to both problems should on the one hand not endanger our standard of living and enable other people to improve their situation. Earth and Man have a self- healing program and the solutions proposed here can help both by activating this program. Cannabis sativa is the oldest and most versatile plant we know. It has accompanied people for millennia, today it has largely disappeared from the surface of the earth, it is time to rebuild it and give it the space it deserves. Worldwide cultivation will only bring benefits. In more than 30 years as an organic farmer, the author has learned to see and understand the relationships in nature. He was able to deepen and expand his extensive knowledge on trips and courses all over the world. With clear words, he encourages us to act without fear while we still have time. Nature and our descendants will be thankful for it.
Lavender is calming and relaxing; lemon uplifting and stimulating. But why do each of these scents provoke specific, visceral responses? In Nature’s Essential Oils, certified aromatherapist Cher Kaufmann demystifies the how and why behind essential oils, explaining the environmental factors that impact the chemical make-ups of herbs and plants and how they trigger our physical and emotional responses. This thorough and welcoming guide includes recipes for oil blends that can be used in diffusers and personal inhalers as well as for bath salts, salves, linen sprays, and more. Kaufmann also explains essential oil dilution and safety, shares the best carrier oils for each application, and includes tips for buying and storing oils. With detailed profiles of more than 30 of the most common essential oils for well-being, this is a valuable resource for anyone hoping to expand their knowledge of essential oils and their properties.