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Mental Health Benefits of Sceletium

Like other chronic and seemingly intractable illnesses, the incidence of depression is reaching epidemic levels. In fact, according to the World Health Organization, depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide, and an estimated 350 million people of all ages suffer from depression. It’s a complex and notoriously difficult to treat condition. It often occurs...

Lion’s Mane Medicinal Mushroom

Neurotrophic Properties of the Lion’s Mane Medicinal Mushroom, Hericium erinaceus (Higher Basidiomycetes) from Malaysia Neurotrophic factors are important in promoting the growth and differentiation of neurons. Nerve growth factor (NGF) is essential for the maintenance of the basal forebrain cholinergic system. Hericenones and erinacines isolated from the medicinal mushroom Hericium erinaceus can induce NGF synthesis...

Could medical cannabis help treat COVID-19 symptoms?

JOHANNESBURG – Could medical cannabis help treat COVID-19 symptoms? Well, licenced cannabis producers in the Vaal are calling for more clinical trials into its benefits. Their products have already been tested by the local university. The Gauteng government has earmarked cannabis development in a special economic zone in the area, to grow the struggling economy....

A Human Study On The Uses Of Medicinal Cannabis In South Africa – Phase One

Commercial Research Study Report (21st January 2021) Contents About Authors Title Abstract Introduction Research question: background, importance, and relevance Hypotheses Timeline Methods Basic methodological framework / identification strategy intervention Sample and statistical power Data collection and processing Variations from the intended sample size Pilot Data Statistical methods Interpreting results Dissemination of information Study status Data...