Herbs as medicines

Herbs or medicinal plants have a long history in treating disease. In traditional Chinese medicine, for example, the written history of herbal medicine goes back over 2000 years and herbalists in the West have used “weeds” equally long to treat that which ails us. We are all familiar with the virtues of Garlic, Chamomile, Peppermint, Lavender, and other common herbs. Interest in medicinal herbs is on the rise again and the interest is primarily from the pharmaceutical industry, which is always looking for ‘new drugs’ and more effective substances to treat diseases, for which there may be no or very few drugs available. Considering the very long traditional use of herbal medicines and the large body of evidence of their …

All You Need to Know about Marijuana Drug Screening & THC Drug Testing

Word Count: 443 Summary: This article talks about what marijuana is, how it works on human body, its dangers and the way its use could be detected by drug tests. Keywords: drug testing,pre-employment,workplace tests,thc,marijuana,drug screening,addictions,drug abuse,drugs Article Body: Marijuana is an illicit substance taken most often by means of smoking. A cigarette rolled with marijuana is called a joint. A cigar rolled with marijuana is called a blunt. The drug can also be smoke through a pipe or a bong. Regardless of how marijuana is taken, it is harmful to the body, impairs judgment and its use is an incredible liability to companies. What is THC? Tetrahydrocannabinol or THC in its abbreviated form is the substance found in marijuana. As …