Ayurveda is one of the traditional healing modalities of the Vedic culture which originated in India. This modality is said to be between 2000 to 5000 years old, an ancient tradition that has stood the test of time. Ayurveda is a Sanskrit word which translates as “the wisdom of life” or “science of life”.
For an herb to qualify as an adaptogen or a tonic herb, an herb must be completely safe and non-toxic. it must also have varied uses for health, and it must specifically reduce stress, on both mental and physical levels. To simplify.. Adaptogens assist you to adapt. The following herbs (in alphabetical order) are examples of tonic herbs which demonstrate significant adaptogenic activity:
Adaptogens greatly improve your body’s ability to adapt to stress, whether it’s a hectic schedule, heat or cold, noise, high altitudes or any number of other stressors. This elite class of herbs impart strength, energy, stamina, endurance, and they improve mental clarity.
Cannabinoids are the primary chemical compounds produced by the cannabis plant and there are more than 85 identified cannabinoids. Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is the most well known cannabinoid produced by the cannabis plant, and is the ONLY psychoactive cannabinoid. Of the 85+ non-psychoactive cannabinoids,Cannabidiol (CBD) is the most widely known.
Cannabidiol is a non-psychoactive cannabinoid found in abundance in the hemp plant. Cannabidiol, and all the other cannabinoids in the cannabis plant, were patented by the United States Government in 2003 as neuroprotectants and antioxidants.