Chemo Creates Leaky Blood Vessels Helping Cancer Cells To Spread

A new study adds to the evidence that chemotherapy enhances cancer’s spread beyond the primary tumor, showing how one chemo drug allows breast cancer cells to squeeze through and attach to blood vessel linings in the lungs. The research in mice leaves no doubt that the chemo drug caused changes to non-cancer cells that enable […]

THCV: An Emerging Cannabinoid

THCV is positioned to join THC, CBD, and others in the pantheon of medicinal cannabinoids. Although new to the culture, scientists discovered this molecule decades ago. Since then, several studies have fortified its role as a promising player within the sphere of medical cannabis. Cannabis flowers are loaded with chemical complexity. Although THC and CBD […]

South Africa to fast-track regulations for the local cannabis industry

Really good news from our South African President in his State of the Nation Address. “President Cyril Ramaphosa says that the government will fast-track regulations for the cannabis industry in South Africa. The president said in his State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Thursday evening (10 February), that hemp and cannabis production can create 130,000 new jobs. He […]

Hemp Seed Oil versus CBD Oil

What is the difference between hemp seed oil and CBD oil? Since the approval of the first cannabidiol (CBD)-based drug by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), consumers have become increasingly interested in the benefits of hemp seed and CBD oils. First, it is important to note that there is a lot of confusion around […]

‘Runner’s high’ may result from molecules called cannabinoids

‘Runner’s high’ may result from molecules called cannabinoids – body’s own version of THC and CBD   Many people have experienced reductions in stress, pain and anxiety and sometimes even euphoria after exercise. What’s behind this so-called “runner’s high”? New research on the neuroscience of exercise may surprise you. The “runner’s high” has long been […]

Cannabinoids may prevent infection with SARS-CoV-2

Cannabinoids may prevent infection with SARS-CoV-2, including variants A new study published in the Journal of Natural Products of the American Chemical Society and American Society of Pharmacognosy has shown that isolated cannabinoids or those in hemp extracts have the potential to prevent and treat the infection with the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS‑CoV‑2) – […]

Assessing the therapeutic efficacy of cannabis and cannabinoids

Review of scientific literature highlights 450 studies assessing the therapeutic efficacy of cannabis and cannabinoids The report covers 23 different patient groups, including autism, chronic pain, diabetes and post-traumatic stress disorder. The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) has updated its Clinical Applications For Cannabis & Cannabinoids report and the publication now highlights 450 […]

Inside SA’s Cannabis Master Plan


Degrees for dagga growers and govt-supplied seeds Inside SA’s Cannabis Master Plan South Africa’s Cannabis Master Plan looks to industrialise and commercialise cannabis to unlock economic opportunities. The potential size of South Africa’s commercial cannabis industry is estimated to be R28 billion, with the ability to create up to 25,000 jobs. But that potential can’t […]

World’s First GMP Full Spectrum Cannabinoid Exports


FarmaGrowers Announces World’s First GMP Full Spectrum Cannabinoid Exports From South Africa To Australia AEssenseGrows Precision Aeroponics and Full-Service Farming & Controlled Environment Expert GreenZone Deliver State-Of-The-Art Precision Results  We now have the engine, the manufacturing plant, and the transportation system to deliver superior value to global customers anywhere in the world.”— FarmaGrowers Board of […]

How long can you detect marijuana in the body?


Tetrahydrocannabinol, the chemical in marijuana that makes people feel “high,” can stay in the body for several days or even weeks. The length of time this chemical stays in the body or continues to show in a drug test depends on many factors. These include: how much body fat a person has how often they […]

CBD-Infused Ice-Cream

Time to tantalise those taste buds. You’ll be surprised by just hpw easy it is to make cannabis-infused ice cream.

Cannabis Rules Proposed for South Africa


HERE ARE THE NEW CANNABIS RULES PROPOSED FOR SOUTH AFRICA Including limits, penalties and criminal records. The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development has released its draft cannabis master plan, which aims to turn marijuana into a viable business sector for the country. Included in the master plan’s list of priorities, is the […]

Making your own Natural Homemade Products for Spring Cleaning


This month we are all about SPRING and one thing this season is well known for is SPRING CLEANING. So here are a few tips and tricks on cleaning your home the natural way.  Making natural cleaning products is important because, chemicals in your store bought cleaning products could be harmful to you and your family. […]

Hemp vs Marijuana

The Difference Explained The difference between hemp vs marijuana is a subject that is all too often improperly explained. As demand for CBD continues to skyrocket, the CBD industry has developed into a unique market that is independent, yet still closely related to the Cannabis industry, including its controversial reputation and shifting legalities. Due to the confusion and complications […]

Hemp Oil for Allergies

An Early Look Into the Promise of Using Hemp or CBD Oil as a Relief for Allergy Symptoms While allergy medications help manage symptoms, they may cause side effects in some cases, such as drowsiness, nausea, confusion, and blurred vision. Experience varies from person to person, but it’s almost evident that most current over-the-counter remedies […]

Happy 1st Day of Spring

Spring is the season of new beginnings. Fresh buds bloom, animals awaken and the earth seems to come to life again. Farmers and gardeners plant their seeds and temperatures slowly rise. But always with a change of season, comes along different allergies and illnesses. This month we will be focusing on Cannabis and Spring-time and all the […]

Hemp Batteries are 8x more Powerful than Lithium

Hemp battery

Hemp Batteries are Eight Times More Powerful than Lithium, Scientists Discover. Waste fibers from hemp crops out-perform graphene for a thousandth of the cost, according to new research. Is there anything hemp can’t do? A year after hemp became legal to grow in the United States, we’ve seen its power to make better clothing, better buildings and better medicine. […]

Needing some eXxtra Oxygen?

Exxtra Oxygen

Just a can of air? Well yes. Pure oxygen in fact. The normal air we breathe only contains up to 21% of oxygen. A can of EXXTRA OXYGEN contains up to 95% Pure Medical Grade Oxygen. This helps to improve brain function, tissue regeneration and endurance. EXXTRA OXYGEN is a natural, healthy and safe way to […]

How to wean off Pharmaceuticals

Weaning off Pharmaceuticals

So, after one month of Cannabinoids, they are now supporting the system a bit.  They have destroyed some of the toxins in the body and they are now meeting the pharmaceutical intake of toxins. It is required to start weaning off the pharmaceutical meds, so the Cannabinoids can focus on the toxins in the body […]

Cancer Support – an alternative way


Every person has cancer cells in their bodies. These cancer cells do not show up in the standard tests until they have multiplied to a few billion.  When the doctors tell cancer patients that there are no more cancer cells in their bodies after treatment, it just means the tests are unable to detect cancer cells.  Because they […]

CBD as an effective treatment for anxiety disorders


CBD interacts with the cannabinoid type 1 receptor (CB1R), the serotonin 5-HT1A receptor, and other receptors in the brain that regulate fear and anxiety-induced behaviors. Preclinical and clinical evidence has established CBD as an effective treatment for numerous types of anxiety disorders, including: Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) Panic disorder (PD) Obsessive-compulsive disorder […]

How Toxic is your Body?

Want to check your toxicity? Take the following test to find out: TOXICITY CHECK LISTCircle the appropriate response: Caffeine:1. No caffeine2. 1-2 caffeinated drinks daily3. 3 or more caffeine servings daily Alcohol1. 1 or less per week2. 2-4 times per week3. 5 or more drinks per week Food and Drink1. Organic 90% of the time2. Organic 50% of the […]

There are three main types of cannabidiol (CBD)

Cannabidoil CBD

There are three main types of cannabidiol (CBD). CBD isolate is the pure form of CBD, while full-spectrum CBD is an extract containing other compounds of the cannabis plant, such as terpenes and other cannabinoids. The third type is broad-spectrum CBD. People use CBD for a variety of health reasons, such as pain and anxiety. […]

Hemp the Superfood

Hemp Seeds

Even though many are moving toward CBD for its health benefits, the market is still crazy and confusing. Perhaps it’s time we all take a closer look at Hemp protein and Hemp seeds as the superfoods that they are. Discover the easy and logical way to give our body more balance nutrients from one source. […]

Dr Ruth Ross: Demystifying the endocannabinoid system

ECS Endocannabinoid System

Dr. Ruth Ross describes what happens in the brain when introduced to tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), one of the primary ingredients in cannabis. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.

8 Ways Cannabis can Improve your Daily Life

8 Ways cannabis can improve your life

It Can Keep Your Pets Healthy Cannabis, in some forms, can make for a healthy supplement for your pets. And for animals that are sick, or living with chronic pain, cannabis-based treats can offer some relief. It Can Stop Nightmares Plagued by bad dreams? Try cannabis before you hit the sack, and see if it […]

How Can Pregnant Women Benefit By Taking CBD?

Pregnancy is one of the most beautiful phases of a woman’s life. However, it comes laden with several unpleasant health conditions like insomnia, anxiety, headaches, cramping, stress, morning sickness, back pain, and depression. Uncalled-for, all these side effects of pregnancy can result in uneasiness and even take a toll on the life quality of a […]

Women’s Month

Subscribe to our Monthly Newsletters HAPPY WOMEN’S DAY TO ALL OUR CANNA LADIES! The Month of August is Women’s Month and we will be focusing on everything to do with WOMEN & CANNABIS. Today, August 9, 2021 we get to celebrate National Women’s Day. This South African holiday is celebrated every year on a weekday. Women have had […]

What is the Endocannabinoid System?


The Endocannabinoid System (ECS) Receptors (proteins) are found on cell surfaces They receive information and respond to the environment around them When cannabinoids attract to a receptor, a signal is sent, which allows a function to take place CB1 receptors are primarily found in the brain and CNS (central nervous system) CB2 receptors are mostly […]

How does CBD work?

How does CBD work

How is CBD Absorbed? Cannabinoids must attach to a fatty acid binding protein to pass through the membranes of our cells. Once its inside the cell, CBD starts to be broken down by fatty acid amide hydrolase, a metabolic enzyme. From there, the CBD can start interacting with the receptors and compounds in our bodies! […]