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The Herbivore: CBD & Pets

CBD and Pets By Zachariah Finning   Most people have had or currently have a beloved animal in their lives. With the rise of CBD tinctures and supplements in holistic health trends, it is no wonder that we have begun to see CBD products geared towards animals. Most domesticated animals have a shorter life span…

The Herbivore: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, It’s Symptoms, & The Use of Cannabis As A Treatment

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Its Symptoms, and the Use of Cannabis as a Treatment By Zachariah Finning   PTSD is a serious and often common mental disorder that arises in survivors of traumatic events. It is seen in veterans of war, rape victims, even extreme car accidents that can cause PTSD symptoms to arise in individuals….

The Herbivore: National Wellness Month

National Wellness Month 2020 By Zachariah Finning   August is National Wellness Month; this focus is more important now than ever, during these uncertain times. Wellness month hones in on the importance of self-care and self-management. It is said through continued discipline, physical actions, as well as mental preparation, we can better handle the stresses…

The Herbivore: National Hemp Month

National Hemp Month 2020 By Zachariah Finning   July is National Hemp Month and a commonly known attribute to Hemp is Cannabidiol or CBD. CBD can be derived both from Hemp and Marijuana. Although there is much debate on whether CBD in itself is an intoxicating substance, many have touted its anti-anxiety and anti-inflammatory properties….

The Herbivore: A History of Oppression: Slavery, Policing, The War On Drugs, The Industrial Prison Complex and Their Effects On American Minorities

A Brief History of Oppression: Slavery, Policing, The War on Drugs, The Industrial Prison Complex and their Effects on American Minorities By Zachariah Finning   Since its inception, the War on Drugs has never been aimed to curtail the use of illicit substances in the American Population. It has been used and manufactured to oppress…

The Herbivore: Brain Health, Alzheimer’s Disease, and the Limited Research of Cannabis as Treatment

Brain Health, Alzheimer’s Disease, and the Limited Research of Cannabis as Treatment By Zachariah Finning June is National Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month. This month focuses on the impacts of the neurodegenerative disease as well as the overall importance of the healthy brain. In today’s busy world we take our brains for granted; jumping from…

The Herbivore: Mother’s Day: The Feminine Nature of Cannabis, Mother Plants, & Their Ability to Clone

Mother’s Day: The Feminine Nature of Cannabis, Mother Plants, and their ability to Clone. By: Zachariah Finning   The Month of May brings relief to us all as summer is fast approaching. May is also known for one of the most important social holidays, Mother’s Day. Mothers all around the world work hard, carry the…

The Herbivore: CBD for Stress & Anxiety

CBD for Stress & Anxiety By Shannon Nardini   Stress and anxiety are no strangers to us, especially in uncertain times and surviving the unexpected events of life. Racing thoughts and anxious physical reactions have all taken a hold of us in some form, whether it be worry and unease, feeling caught off-guard, or an…

The Herbivore: The Buds and The Bees

The Buds and The Bees By Brett Smith   It’s March and spring is approaching, soon the world will be awakening with new life! Flowers are a sign of the change in season and the bees lazily buzzing from blossom to blossom are actually performing an ancient and essential act. Most flowering plants rely on…

The Herbivore: A Sense of Sensuality: A Brief History of Aphrodisiacs, Similar Terpenes, and Strains of the Like

A Sense of Sensuality: A Brief History of Aphrodisiacs, Similar Terpenes, and Strains of the Like By Zachariah Finning   History holds more than a few contrasting narratives of the origins of Valentine’s Day. Some humorous and fun, others warning about narcissism and extreme lust. Just as no two individuals share the same exact attributes,…