Myrcene is responsible for the aromas of apricots, walnuts and Valencia oranges and is widely used in the perfume industry… But one of its lesser-known qualities is that the myrcene allows THC to pass through the blood brain barrier much faster. (via Why growing numbers of pot smokers eat mango before lighting up - Salon.com)
Inattentive, hyperactive, and impulsive behavior may in fact mirror the effects of adversity, and many pediatricians, psychiatrists, and psychologists don’t know how—or don’t have the time—to tell the difference.
He called his concoction Bulletproof coffee and posted it on his blog in 2009, suggesting people drink the fat-filled, 460-calorie plus beverage instead of breakfast, promising that it removed cravings, promoted weight loss by triggering ketosis, and had “a massive impact on cognitive function.” Asprey claims that drinking the coffee and other health hacks helped boost his IQ by more than 20 points. (Marjorie Nolan Cohn, a spokeswoman for the American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, says improvements in mental clarity “can’t be scientifically substantiated,” though “fats are beneficial for brain function.”) (via Bulletproof Coffee, The New Power Drink Of Silicon Valley | Fast Company | Business Innovation)