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June 25, 2019 - Yahoo Finance

Cannabis Sits At The Epicenter Of The Plant-Based Medicine Movement

Cannabis Sits At The Epicenter Of The Plant-Based Medicine Movement
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Sometimes, the easiest solution to a problem sits right in front of your nose or at the touch of a finger.

Plants provided our first medicines; history books suggest that plants have been used medicinally for thousands upon thousands of years. As time—and science—evolved, the use of plants was minimized in favor of chemical compounds that arose out of Petri dishes and chemistry beakers. These days, when the medical or pharmaceutical community speaks of plants as part of the medical process, the conversation steers toward herbal medicine.

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