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Catnip isn't just for fun for cats, it has healing properties

Catnip’s scientific name is Nepeta cataria and it belongs to the mint family.   Aka catswort, catnip and fieldbalm.  The height of this plant is 24 to 36 inches It has heart shaped toothed leaves which appears grayish in color due to the presence of fine downy hairs on it. History and benefits Due to the medical properties of catnip it has been long used in traditional healing for treating several health problems. This plant can be good for digestion; it acts as a sedative, tranquilizer, promoter of menstruation, effective cure for infant colic etc. A remedy for cough and cold, mints give relief in case of chest congestion and also loosens and relaxes muscles. This plant promotes sweating, which is...

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EZJ built for herbal medicine

Herbs have been smoked or smudged for thousands of years.  There are many herbs for smoking, each with their own unique flavors and effects. Inhaling herbs into the lungs is one of the fastest ways to receive the healing benefits of the plants. My favorite herbs to smoke are ones that produce feelings of relaxation, enhanced creativity and those that put you into a higher state, I have listed some of them below.  Use Damiana as a base for herbal smoking because it burns smoothly and mixes well with other herbs. It is relaxing, eases stress and anxiety. One benefit to Damiana is it enhances creativity and connection with both yourself others, and your environment. Empathy is improved and you may...

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EZJ Medical Tip....Proper Humidity is critical for Organic medicine

Overly dry herb burns at the incorrect temperature.  This destroys many of the organic compounds and kills the taste we are seeking when smoking an herbal cigarette.  Living in New Mexico has taught us the importance of proper humidity.  We have tried the water pillow successfully but we still wanted something more natural.  We came across the Hyrdostone.  This time tested Humidification system is small yet very effective.  This product was developed decades ago was tested vigorously in accordance with one of the leading rolling tobacco factories in Europe.  Hydrostone is a  product is made from baked Terracotta clay and is 100% natural and additive-free and will last a lifetime when used as directed. Product is ideal for use to...

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CBD aka Cannabidiol induces rapid-acting antidepressant-like effects

Cannabidiol induces rapid-acting antidepressant-like effects and enhances cortical 5-HT/glutamate neurotransmission: role of 5-HT1A receptors Original Research Article Pages 16-26    Abstract Cannabidiol (CBD), the main non-psychotomimetic component of marihuana, exhibits anxiolytic-like properties in many behavioural tests, although its potential for treating major depression has been poorly explored. Moreover, the mechanism of action of CBD remains unclear. Herein, we have evaluated the effects of CBD following acute and chronic administration in the olfactory bulbectomy mouse model of depression (OBX), and investigated the underlying mechanism. For this purpose, we conducted behavioural (open field and sucrose preference tests) and neurochemical (microdialysis and autoradiography of 5-HT1A receptor functionality) studies following treatment with CBD. We also assayed the pharmacological antagonism of the effects of CBD...

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