Published on: 02/3/17
Self-care has become quite a buzz of late, and needs no introduction, but are we all singing from the same song sheet when we use the hashtag? Let’s define self-care and see how cannabis plays a major part in the practice of the art.
Self-care leads recreational user to discover the benefits of cannabis for Crohn’s disease
Civilized defines “self-care” as feeling good for the sake of feeling good. Cannabis is playing an increasingly important role in the art of feeling good. Whether it is used to enhance a sensory deprived float therapy or a steam bath infused with a cannabis bath bomb or a yoga class, new uses for his ancient herb are being discovered.
The movement to discover the benefits of cannabis beyond just smoking it for the sake of getting “stoned” is not only huge in terms of emerging markets, but also deeply profound. Women, in particular, are starting to discover many more benefits from the cannabis plant. The use of suppositories for menstrual pain, and the use of CBD to help you focus, train and work hard in a workout are among these.
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To help individuals discover their individual needs and find the right cannabis solution, one could make an appointment with a cannatherapy consultant such as Danielle Jackson. She considers cannabis an intuitive medicine that helps everyone in his or her own way. It is most helpful, she says, and people seem to have differing positive experiences according to their needs.
Danielle, or Miz D, says that after forty years of use, she realizes that research combined with positive intentions are the keys to making the most of the therapeutic benefit of cannabis. She finds more and more smokers coming to her seeking advice on enhancing their wellbeing by using cannabis as a medicine.
Cannabis is truly holistic
Jackson says cannabis is holistic; it enhances our physical, mental, emotional and spiritual wellbeing. Some people prefer CBD because of the lack of psychoactive effects, while others find that higher levels of THC work for them.
It also depends on what you’re going to do: for a relaxing component of a sensory deprivation float therapy treatment, she recommends CBD.
Cannabis for Crohn’s
Most importantly after a weeklong gastro attack of pain, one needs cannabis for Crohn’s and the best for that is a CBD-dominant hybrid to ease the pain, and deal with the inflammation causing pain.
It also relaxes you so that you can enjoy whichever self-care activity or chill out “me time” you choose. Jackson also says CBD increases relaxation benefits on those evenings when you switch your smartphone off an hour before bedtime and have a quiet meditation reflecting on all that happened in your busy day.
It’s a personal relationship
Miz D also uses marijuana to supplement her meditation, but what is important to her is to be tuned in to her physical needs.
It is all about getting to understand your personal relationship with cannabis, she says. Then you will use it with confidence and safety in any self-care regime.
Disclaimer: Views expressed here do not necessarily reflect those of Endoca and its staff. This article is not intended to provide medical advice, diagnosis, treatment or cure. Endoca CBD products have not been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).