In functional medicine we utilized a multitude of therapies with proven benefits but without always having clearly defined mechanisms of action. Even conventional medicine has scratched its head about how Tylenol and metformin work while prescribing literal tons of these medicines. For essential oils such as lavender, mystery has shrouded their mechanisms of actions until possibly now,
If there weren’t enough controversies in medicine already, CBD (cannabidiol) lights up the presses in both the medical and political news. Meanwhile, various mice and rats in labs across the states get to test run this hemp produced chemical as researchers search for not only its mechanism of effects, but study potential benefits of it also.