It's been called everything from hemp and Mary Jane, to reefer, pot, and weed. Cannabis sativa-marijuana-offers therapeutic applications for everything from Alzheimer's disease and AIDS to Crohn's disease and cancer, and yet it is at the center of a national debate over its medicinal uses. And although research and anecdotal evidence clearly support the benefits of Cannabis sativa, use of the healing herb is hindered by misinformation and misunderstanding.
Carol S. Bott, a nurse and chemical dependency specialist, addresses the false claims about marijuana and provides a compelling case for using the herb to provide relief to innocent, suffering, and dying patients. With a clear and concise question-and-answer format, she provides a detailed guide for growing cannabis, instructions for cooking with it, and advice for preparing topical applications. Bott emphasizes the appropriate medical uses of marijuana and urges that patient use be informed by local and state law. Most importantly, she presents extensive research to support her position that marijuana is one of the most healing and balancing herbs available today.
Whether you support the legalization of cannabis or are adamantly opposed to it, How-To Marijuana will give you invaluable insight into its uses and benefits.