A safe, comprehensive, and easy-to-use guide to using cannabis—including CBD and THC—to ease chronic and acute health issues such as pain, insomnia, inflammation, depression, anxiety, grief, stress, and more, from the founder of a global cannabis wellness network and an osteopathic physician.
With legalization of recreational cannabis in 10 states and medical marijuana in 33 states, interest is growing in cannabis-related health products, especially those made with CBD—a cannabinoid that has healing properties without the psychoactive effects of THC. Cannabis and CBD for Health and Wellness demystifies cannabis and its history, and explains in simple and straightforward language how to use it to treat myriad health and lifestyle issues. With information on cannabis forms (tinctures, topicals, edibles, flowers, concentrates), methods of ingestion (smoking, vaping, capusles, patches, creams, and more), dosing and microdosing, safety and storage, caregiving, and effectivess for self-care, physical fitness, sexual arousal, aging, and more, this is the only book you need to start using cannabis—in a targeted and safe way—for better health.
About the Author
ALIZA SHERMAN is the cofounder of Ellementa, the fastest growing women's network focused on health, wellness, and cannabis, and has been featured in USA Today, US New & World Report, CNN, CNBC, People, Time, Newsweek, Fast Company, and Forbes. DR. JUNELLA CHIN is an osteopathic physician, the founder and chief medical officer of MedLeafRX (an integrative medicine practice based in California and New York), and director of education for the Association of Cannabis Specialists. She has been featured by St. Jude's Medical, Cornell Tech, USA Today, and NBC Today and has been an advocate for better understanding of the science and medicine of marijuana for over a decade.
"This book couldn't have come out at a better time. Today is the day we all need to be speaking openly about cannabis as medicine. The more people learn the truth about medical marijuana, the more real healing can take place."
—RICKI LAKE and ABBY EPSTEIN, filmmakers, Weed the People
“This book addresses the most common misconceptions about the cannabis plant using the most digestible, beautiful format I have seen. I am thrilled to see such a gorgeous text capable of changing mindsets about this incredibly powerful and unique plant.”
—ASHLEY PICILLO, author of Breaking the Grass Ceiling: Women, Weed & Business
“This book will accelerate the informed practice of basic herbalism in today’s modern households and in doing so, will be responsible for the deepening sense of ease and empowerment our generation will come to experience during this Cannabis Renaissance.”
—RICKY WILLIAMS, herbalist and co-founder of Real Wellness
“A remarkable book written by women that not only understand the science of cannabis medicine but have also experienced its therapeutic effects firsthand. If you’ve ever wanted to find out how cannabis and all of its properties can help improve your health and advance your wellness for a better quality of life, this is the insightful book for you.”
—CYNTHIA SALARIZADEH, founder of House of Saka and co-founder of Industry Power Women
“With curiosity about cannabis on the rise, authors Sherman and Chin demystify the modern day uses of the plant in their beautiful, informative, and conversationally written guide that breaks down the history, science, and potential benefits of cannabis to soothe everyday ailments.”
—HEATHER CABOT, author of The New Chardonnay: How Marijuana Went Mainstream
“This is what happens when women support one another to get the very best products for our families. This book teaches you how to put the oxygen mask on first!”
—MICHELLE PATTERSON, author of Women Change the World