CBD: A Patient’s Guide to Medicinal Cannabis
Excellent resource! Leinow has three decades of experience growing and studying medical cannabis. Considering the growing interest in this plant and its medicinal properties, including as an alternative to opioids for pain, we need to educate ourselves. “This is the go-to-guidebook for anyone wanting to learn about CBD.” NLM, 2017
The most comprehensive publication on the science and therapeutic use of cannabinoids yet produced. Jeffrey Anderson, MD
Medical cannabis is revolutionizing the practice of medicine in America. On the forefront of that revolution is CBD: A Patient’s Guide to Medicinal Cannabis, a must-read for health care practitioners and patients alike. Joel Samuels, MD
- (2000) Science of food and nutrition
- (2010) Botanicals, phytochemicals
- (3070) Pharmacological, drug/nutrient, herbal interaction
- (3100) Supplemental nutrients, botanicals
- (5000) Medical Nutrition Therapy
- (5350) Substance abuse, alcoholism
- (5420) Complimentary care, alternative therapies
Suggested Performance Indicators: 4.1.2, 4.2.7, 6.2.5, 8.1.4
Upon successful completion, the users will be able to:
1. List five known functions of CBD.
2. Identify three differences between CBD and THC.
3. Explain the function of the endocannabinoid system and how it works.
4. Discuss how CBD handles chronically high levels of inflammation.
- Registered Dietitian (RD/RDN)
- Dietetics Technician Registered (DTR/NDTR)
- Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE)
- Integrative & Functional Nutrition Academy Professional
This highly qualified grower and botanist has organized his extensive information, experience, and evidence-based research into a readable, interesting, hopeful text that readers will find thoroughly covers what we know today about CBD.