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Compound From Hops Improves Cognitive Function In Young

Compound From Hops Improves Cognitive Function In Young Animals

Oregon State University Xanthohumol, a type of flavonoid found in hops and beer, has been shown in a new study to improve cognitive function in young mice, but not in older animals. The research was just published in Behavioral Brain...

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2014-10-02 08:25:33

NEW YORK, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical Cannabis Payment Solutions (OTCBB: REFG) - The use of marijuana as a medical therapy to treat disease or alleviate symptoms, such as reducing nausea and vomiting from chemotherapy, treating symptoms of AIDS, and treating pain and muscle spasticity, is growing. According to CNBC, 23 states in the United States have some form of legal medical marijuana. Medical Marijuana Business Daily states that the market for Medical Marijuana in the...

2014-10-01 23:14:29

MarijuanaDoctors.com is pleased to announce its Presidential Sponsorship for the upcoming International Cannabis Association Conference taking place in New York City. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 With the recent legalization of medical marijuana by Governor Andrew Cuomo, the International Cannabis Association has decided to host its next conference here in the Big Apple! The ICA Conference, being held October 11-13th in the Marriot Marquis in the heart of Times Square, was...

2014-10-01 23:00:35

Founder Bill Hall shares his knowledge of one of America's favorite beverages. Myrtle Beach, SC (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 Ninety-nine percent of all tea grown in the world comes from some thirty-four countries in Asia, Africa and South America. That’s what makes it so remarkable that nestled among ancient oaks on Wadmalaw Island, one of the many sea islands of South Carolina’s Lowcountry, is a hidden garden: the Charleston Tea Plantation. It’s very much a working plantation that...

2014-09-30 23:20:15

Biology and botany clash in today’s cannabinoid research from the National Institutes of Health (PubMed). Publius of The Cannabis Papers looks at five 2014 articles on the cannabinoid system modulating homeostasis and sleep, with a special focus on naming and the political nature of biology’s cannabinoid deficiency and botany’s cannabis withdrawal. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 “Biology and botany are having an unhealthy cannabinoid clash,” opened Bryan W. Brickner,...

2014-09-30 23:02:43

The upcoming edition of Cannabis Now Magazine explores the future of cultivation. Berkeley, CA (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Cannabis Now Magazine spent the summer festival season traveling to highly-anticipated, heavily-attended cannabis events that highlighted the best and brightest in the burgeoning marijuana industry. Hundreds of thousands of people had the opportunity to learn about the magazine’s mission to provide responsible, well-researched content that educates readers about the...

2014-09-30 08:28:21

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Marijuana News (TNMNews) will premiere its third talk radio show on Internet radio station Live365 on September 30, 2014 as well as on the company's website at: www.TNMNews.com. TNMNews is the unbiased news source covering the political, economic, medicinal, and cultural issues surrounding the ever changing medicinal and recreational marijuana industry. This episode's featured guests include an interview with counterculture...

2014-09-29 23:12:30

Health Food Emporium is happy to announce that MegaFood has just released Acute Defense, an immunity boosting powder, just in time for flu season. (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 According to Herb Wisdom, "Elderberry juice is used for its antioxidant activity to lower cholesterol, improve vision, boost the immune system, improve heart health and for coughs, colds, flu, bacterial and viral infections and tonsillitis." Elderberries have been a folk remedy for centuries in North...

2014-09-29 23:10:49

Ganjapreneur, a website dedicated to the business side of legalized cannabis, has published the first episode of their recently-announced web series. The 20-minute video features an interview and shop tour with John Evich of Top Shelf Cannabis, and also includes footage of the first sale of edibles and concentrates in Washington State's recreational market. Bellingham, WA (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Ganjapreneur, a website devoted to cannabis industry business news and culture, has...

2014-09-29 23:02:17

Two thirds of Canadians currently using medical cannabis do so to ease arthritis pain Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 In a position paper issued today, The Arthritis Society calls for more research into the efficacy and safety associated with the use of medical cannabis as a therapy to alleviate symptoms of pain and fatigue caused by a chronic disease. “More and more Canadians are accessing medical cannabis as a treatment option for severe arthritis symptoms,” explains...

2014-09-29 16:25:27

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTCQB: CBIS), a U.S. Company specializing in cannabis formulation-based drug development and related consulting, has entered into a laboratory services agreement with ImmunoClin Corporation (IMCL) through its wholly-owned UK subsidiary, ImmunoClin Ltd., a healthcare company with over thirteen years' experience in providing premiere laboratory and related pre-clinical and clinical research services on a...


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Black Pepper, Piper nigrum
2014-02-15 08:34:58

Piper nigrum is a flowering vine species. The plant may also be commonly referred to as Black Pepper. The species belongs to the Piperaceae family. It is indigenous to south India; however the plant is widely cultivated worldwide. The fruit, often referred to as its drupe, is sought after and dried. The spice or seasoning is used as the common, table black pepper. To date, Vietnam produces the largest amount of pepper, exporting 34% of the entire world’s pepper supply. P. nigrum may be...

Boldo, Peumus boldus
2014-02-15 08:05:25

Peumus boldus is a tree in the Monimiaceae family. It is the only species in the genus Peumus. It is commonly referred to as Boldo. P. boldus has green leaves with a strong woody and slightly bitter flavor. They are used in Latin America for culinary purposes. Although not widely known, the species’ small green fruits are nutritious and apparently have a pleasant flavor. Its flavor comes primarily from the chemical ascaridole. In some areas, P. boldus is mixed with yerba mate or other...

Laurel, Laurus novocanariensis
2014-02-14 14:59:58

Laurus novocanariensis is a large shrub or tree that belongs to the Lauraceae family. The genus includes 3 species each containing several overlapping characteristics. L. novocanariensis can grow up to 66 feet high. It has aromatic, dark green glossy and leathery leaves, which have small glands in the armpit of the spine. The shrub or tree has lateral veins. It bears small white flowers that are about .4 inches in diameter.  The flowers are born in pairs beside a leaf. The fruit it...

Selasian wood, Cinnamomum parthenoxylon
2014-02-10 07:32:18

Cinnamomum parthenoxylon is an evergreen tree species. The species may also be commonly referred to as Selasian Wood, Saffrol Laurel or Martaban Camphor Wood. The plant is a member of the Lauraceae family. It is indigenous to south and eastern Asia, specifically, Bhutan, Burma, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Nepal, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. Cinnamomum parthenoxylon trees grow anywhere between 33 and 66 feet tall. Its trunk and branches are covered by a grey or...

Camphorwood, Cinnamomum oliveri
2014-02-10 07:20:22

Cinnamomum oliveri is a tree species commonly growing in rainforest habitats. The species can be found along the areas of Australia’s eastern coast, specifically from coastal New South Wales to the northern tip, Cape York Peninsula and down south in the rainforest behind Seven Mile Beach. It prefers warm, temperate areas and grows best in sedimentary soils. C. oliveri belongs to the Lauraceae family and the plant is often commonly referred to as the Camphorwood, Oliver’s Sassafras,...

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