Tuesday, January 31, 2017

I live in a circle of love.

Monday, January 30, 2017

Through all the changes that the Universe brings,
 I feel the center of stability which is within me.

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Faith


Friday, January 27, 2017

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

I am open and receptive to all the good and abundance in the Universe.

Friday, January 20, 2017

When there is no desire, all things are at peace.


#39 Tao Te Ching - Stephen Mitchell

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

"Even If My Heart Would Break" - Kenny G ft. Aaron Neville



I've been around this world

I've been a lot of places

Seen a million faces

In a thousand towns

But when I looked into your eyes

I knew I found Heaven

And I've been wantin' to tell you

I never wanna let you go



It may be winter and heat on

But what I'm feeling is summer in my heart



Is it too familiar to say "I love you"

Would you be suspicious if I asked your name

Tell me, what would it take

to really convince you

that I'm gonna love you

even if my heart would break



I see a better day

I can feel it coming

I can hear it calling

in the winter night

Could you turn this man

into a true believer

when you left your traces

on that moonlit night



It may be winter and heat on

But when I'm with you, with you

It's summer in my heart



Is it too familiar to say "I love you"

Would you be suspicious if I asked your name

Tell me, what would it take

to really convince you

that I'm gonna love you

even if my heart would break



It may be winter and heat on

But when I'm with you, with you

It's always summer in my heart



So let the mountains tumble

Tumble to the sea

Let the rivers overflow

It won't bother me

Let the stars go out tonight

Cuz I can see them in your eyes

And I wanna love you

even if my heart would break

Even if my heart would break



Is it too familiar to say "I love you"

Would you be suspicious if I asked your name

Tell me, what would it take

to really convince you

that I'm gonna love you

even if my heart would break



Even if my heart would break

I'm gonna love you

Even if my heart would break

I'm gonna love you

Let the stars go out tonight

Cuz I can see them in your eyes

And I'm gonna love you

even if my heart would break



Even if my heart would break

Even if my heart would break

Even if my heart would break
Yeah, yeah

Even if my heart would break
I'm gonna love you

Even if my heaaarrrt would break

Even if my heart would break

Even if my heart would break

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Because he believes in himself, he doesn't try to convince others. 
Because he is content with himself, he doesn't need others' approval. 
Because he accepts himself, the whole world accepts him.


Tao Te Ching - Stephen Mitchell

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Thursday, January 12, 2017

THCV: The Next Diabetes Drug Is Being Made From Cannabis



GW Pharmaceuticals grows cannabis at an undisclosed location in southeast England. The company is testing a new diabetes drug made from a cannabis compound called THCV.

Tetrahydrocannabivarin (THCV) is just one of over 60 chemicals found in cannabis, but its unique activity has led GW Pharmaceuticals to believe that THCV could be the future of diabetes therapy.

On Friday, the company, who also manufacturers the cannabis spray Sativex, told Bloomberg about their new drug, which showed promising results in a mid-stage clinical study, helping improve insulin production and lowering blood sugar levels, among other things, in patients with Type 2 diabetes.

GW has been funding research on THCV since 2005 and has already filed a patent on its use in the protection of pancreatic islet cells, which are the cells that produce insulin. At least 50% of these cells are lost by the time Type 2 diabetes is diagnosed.
 

THCV is produced naturally by the cannabis plant, but the amount varies by strain.

What makes this compound different from others found in marijuana is how it interacts with receptors in the human body. While THC activates cannabinoid receptors, THCV works in the opposite way by blocking receptors from being activated. Since most strains tend to have much higher levels of THC, the effects of THCV are usually not achieved by using cannabis in its natural form.

On the other hand, Roger Pertwee, a neuropharmacologist at Aberdeen University who conducted one of the first studies on THCV, told The Guardian that some strains can have high levels of this cannabinoid:

    “There is a large amount of THCV in Pakistani cannabis, which is the one used to make a medicine called ‘tincture of cannabis’. That contained about equal amounts of THC and THCV.”

Animal studies show that THCV can improve metabolic symptoms in diabetic mice, but won't help them lose weight. Earlier studies found that THCV could protect insulin-producing cells in animal models of diabetes, resulting in improvements in blood sugar and insulin levels. It was also believed that THCV could reduce appetite and weight gain, but studies failed to confirm this.

Interestingly, THCV seems to have slightly different effects than Rimonabant, a synthetic compound that was marketed for the treatment of obesity before being pulled due to side effects of suicide and depression. What’s more, some studies show that THC and CBD may also offer benefits.


GW’s research director Steven Wright, MD joined GW in 2004 and has been involved with the pharmaceutical industry for over 20 years. Wright says a follow-up trial is planned for later this year with the hope of eventually getting approval on their new drug – temporarily known as GWP42004. Of course, GW is sure to come up with a more consumer friendly name for this cannabis-based pharmaceutical before it reaches the public.

Something along the line of Sativex might do. GW’s cannabis spray is quickly gaining worldwide recognition and – after being launched in Italy earlier this month – is now available in 21 different countries.


http://www.truthonpot.com/2013/07/19/thcv-the-next-diabetes-drug-is-being-made-from-cannabis/

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Monday, January 09, 2017

Sunday, January 08, 2017

Monday, January 02, 2017