Medical Answers CBD Oil: What are 9 Proven or Possible Health Benefits?

With a forecasted revenue of over 20 billion by 2024, the CBD market is booming.1 But what exactly is CBD and how effective is it? We look at 9 proven or possible health benefits of CBD oil. What is CBD? CBD (short for cannabidiol) is one of over 200 chemical compounds known as cannabinoids that are […]

What Is A Nootropic and Where Do Nootropics Come From?

What is a nootropic? You’ve probably heard the term “nootropic” talked about a lot recently. It’s a trendy word right now. But what does it mean? According to the Merriam Webster Dictionary, a nootropic is a substance that enhances cognition and memory and facilitates learning. Slang dictionaries erroneously call them “smart drugs.” The word nootropic […]

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 […]