Friday Book Club: The Cannabis Health Index

Friday Book Club: The Cannabis Health Index: Combining the Science of Medical Marijuana with Mindfulness Techniques To Heal 100 Chronic Symptoms and Diseases by Uwe Blesching

















It is common knowledge now that cannabis has a plethora of beneficial medical applications but there is not enough credible information regarding how to target specific symptoms and diseases with a strategy that is backed by a knowledgeable medical professional.

That’s where “The Cannabis Health Index” comes into play.

Today we are going to take a quick look at “The Cannabis Health Index” by Uwe Blesching in order to see just what this book brings to the table for those seeking useful information regarding the health benefits and healing abilities of marijuana.

-Topic Focus-

This book is broken down into chapters that focus on specific symptoms or diseases that cannabis can help within conjunction with mindfulness practices all put together by an author with a PhD in Alternative Healthcare and a background as a paramedic.

Here you will genuinely useful content regarding health issues ranging from inflammation issues, neurological diseases, various infections, cancer care, wound care, and so much more.

-About the Author-

The author of “The Cannabis Health Index” is Uwe Blesching, who is a consistent writing contributor on topics such as mind-body medicine, mindfulness phytopharmacology, cannabinoid health sciences, and more.

He holds a BA in Humanities acquired from the New College of California, has a PhD in Higher Education and Social Change, holds a PhD in Alternative Healthcare, and served as a Paramedic for over 20 years.

-Reading Experience-

There is a surprising amount of data present in this book to back up its bold claims, which is rather refreshing to see. It’s also very interesting to explore the dynamic between the science-based medical information with that of the mindfulness techniques discussed in this book.

The treatment information alone makes this book more valuable than the cost of it. The information can help you to pinpoint how to alter your own lifestyle, eating habits, and treatment options to live a healthier life by leveraging the power of cannabis.

The number of studies cited in this book really brings a weight of validity to the information presented here. Not to mention the level of detail which is provided in each subject.


Breaking down “The Cannabis Health Index” by Uwe Blesching was surprisingly exciting as it really displays just how far we have come in understanding the potential medical applications of marijuana and that this high-quality information is more available than ever before.

Having the book organized by affliction was a smart move as it allows the book to be utilized as a reference for real-life application as well as an educational tool.

The information at hand is thorough yet digestible by the average reader and does a fantastic job of bridging the gap between mindfulness exercises and health practices relating to cannabis usage.

You can get your hands on a copy of “The Cannabis Health Index” here:


Noemi Gonzales

Noemi and her partner Joe are a dynamic duo that tackles a wide variety of business endeavors together and has a special place in their hearts for the Cannabis Industry. Years of experience in journalism, covering cannabis events, interviewing fascinating people in the cannabis industry, and hard research helps to keep us on our toes when it comes to reporting on the Cannabis industry

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