January 23, 2019
A large misconception regarding the therapeutic value of the cannabis plant continually marches on. Cannabis is often grouped together with tobacco, hard drugs, and even alcohol, with the latest trend being to designate cannabis as "less harmful" than these other substances.
January 18, 2019
Dr. Raphael Mechoulam has been proclaimed the father of cannabinoid medicine. Having discovered THC, Mechoulam has paved the way for the medicinal study of cannabis.
December 13, 2018
It was in January of 2014 when I received the most shocking news of my life. I had a suspicious lump underneath my right armpit which I knew wasn't normal and needed attention. A week prior, I had noticed the small lump. I figured it was a cyst or a sweat gland and brushed it off for a few days. When it grew from the size of a small pea to almost the size of an orange within a week, I knew something was wrong.
June 19, 2018
King Harvest is often asked about our members. We're proud to have members from all walks of life. Our members use King Harvest for a variety of healing purposes and each situation is unique. We're honored to be a part of their healing and look forward to sharing their stories in this new feature: Meet Our Members.
May 23, 2018
Bruce, a current King Harvest member, recently battled Prostate Cancer. He was diagnosed last year and went through radiation therapy which Bruce says, "Hurt a lot". Radiation therapy was what his family wanted and what the doctor suggested, but a friend of Bruce's had another idea. Bruce's friend is a member of King Harvest and thought cannabis oil would be beneficial. Bruce called King Harvest and ordered a Speck Pack along with 60 grams of FECO.
February 9, 2018
Susie is a 6 year old Lab who was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, found in one of her hind legs. Her family was devastated, especially since Susie was not very old. For many dogs who get this type of cancer, the prognosis is not very hopeful. For many dogs, Osteosarcoma can be a death sentence. It is not uncommon for dogs to require a leg amputation, in an attempt to keep the cancer from spreading.
February 1, 2018
The ability to have a good night's sleep is crucial for maintaining physical, emotional, and mental well-being, yet for so many people it can be frustratingly elusive. As reported by researchers at the American Sleep Association, up to 70 million adults suffer from sleep disorders in the U.S. alone (sleepassociation.org) and the numbers of those affected are rising.
January 17, 2018
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, informally known as ALS or Lou Gehrig's Disease, is a neurodegenerative disease that affects the nerve cells in the spinal cord, brain, and motor cortex that control voluntary muscles. Patients suffering from ALS can eventually lose their ability to eat, move, speak, and breathe.
January 9, 2018
For the millions of people suffering from asthma worldwide, daily coughing fits and shortness of breath are an unpleasant reality. An estimated 1 in 12 people suffer from asthma, a chronic respiratory disease that usually begins to show its symptoms in early childhood. While the symptoms are mild for some patients, for others it is a serious concern that can lead to a possibly life-threatening asthma attack.
January 2, 2018
As with other types of cancer, lymphoma is an illness which can negatively impact a person's life. In addition to the symptoms and side effects that are common with other cancers, lymphoma has the added strain of affecting the body's immune system. This opens up the patient to the increased risk of other diseases.