Medical Marijuana – How Does it Work?
Many countries around the world and now some states within the United States have chosen to allow the use of
Cannabidiol is one of the major cannabinoids accounting for nearly 40% of the cannabinoid compounds found in cannabis. Cannabidiol alleviates inflammation, convulsions, nausea, anxiety and it limit’s the growth of cancer cells. This compound has also been found to be successful with schizophrenics as an antipsychotic.
Caryophyllene further reduces tissue inflammation by naturally activating a cannabinoid receptor in the brain. This cannbinoid receptor in the brain is actually made for compounds like caryophyllene which calls into question any prohibition of cannabis use for patients.
The majority of medicine is extracted from medicinal plants from around the world, which can help us make sense of the fact that
Scientists have found that cannabigerol is especially effective at lowering blood pressure. Cannabigerol is found in greater quantities in the hemp variety as opposed to the varieties with a greater THC content. The presence of many different cannabinoids in different combinations within different varieties of this substance accounts for the plants ability to provide so many medicinal benefits to so many different kinds of patients.
Patients suffering from nausea, asthma, glaucoma, unwanted weight loss, migraines, inflammatory bowel disease, Tourette syndrome and even obsessive compulsive disorders can all find relief with
New studies are investigating the benefits of cannabis for Alzheimer’s, lung cancer, breast cancer, HIV/AIDS, brain cancer and multiple sclerosis to name just a few. The