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Cannabis has been touted as a panacea–good for just about anything that ails you. Although that claim seems far fetched, the truth is Cannabis is a versatile and potent herbal medicine. Today, on the eve of Recreational Cannabis going legal in our home state of Oregon, we’re talking about a few practical uses for this semi-outlawed plant.

HERBS WE DISCUSSED:

HERBS IN THE NEWS

We discussed an article published on June 26, 2015, on Grist.org, by Ana Sofia Knauf entitled “Americans Spent $18.8 Million in Food Stamps at Farmers Markets Last Year.

Articles we referenced:

SNAP Benefit Redemptions through Farmers and Farmers Markets Show Sharp Increase
USDA official notes positive impact on individuals and communities when local farmers markets provide fresh fruits and vegetables to SNAP participants,” Release number 0188.15

HERBAL 101

Herbalists use a variety of terms to describe the properties of herbs. We discussed refrigerant herbs.

Resources we cited:

 

The Practical Herbalist Team

Candace, Sue, Patrick and Chicken

Candace Hunter, Sue Sierralupe and Patrick Hunter have been working together as the Practical Herbalist/Real Herbalism Radio team for many years. They have published 10 books which are available in Kindle form.