Dr. Abby Kramer
Plants are Medicine: Hemp Science
Sunday, November 7 Room A
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Approaching the 20th century cannabis was the most common ingredient in almost all over the counter medications. Take a journey to understand the science behind the healing properties of the hemp plant. You will be challenged to think outside the box on your current beliefs about physical and mental health.
You will be able to: Discuss hemp plant medicine as a factor to improve our approach to physical, mental and sleep healthcare, reviewing recent cannabinoid research.
Review the history of cannabis and it’s cultural, industrial and medicinal uses throughout time.
Understand the endocannabinoid system (ECS) and it’s importance in regulating many biological systems.
Discuss our current understanding of how cannabinoid products are digested, metabolized and the advancements in cannabinoid science to improve their bioavailability.