When we refer to something as a food, we are describing a substance that we can masticate, salivate and digest, and through internal processes, assimilate its nutrients and minerals into vital energy and cellular mass.
It’s only recently that scientists have discovered the bioactive constituents and molecular mechanisms of several common kitchen spices, which have been shown to reduce oxidative stress and inflammation while modulating multiple healing pathways simultaneously.
Dr. Dustin Sulak, director of Integr8 Health and cofounder of Healer.com, discusses cannabis dosing regimens, a sensitization protocol for chronic users, and the potential health benefits of THC’s psychoactivity. With cannabis, more isn’t always better.
Centuries ago in Europe, in a time before most people could read, a system called the “doctrine of signatures” was developed to catalog the language of plants. I have successfully used this system to understand the medicinal properties of a plant.
Rhodiola rosea, an herb that promotes energy and overall well-being, is so potent that even the Soviet military studied it to better understand it powerful effects — and it may become Alaska’s most valuable crop.