Medical Marijuana (Cannabis), what is it?
Around 3,000 years BC, ancient Asians first noted the remarkable medical properties of cannabis.
Today in Colorado medical marijuana is a constitutional right Protected by Amendment 20, Article XVIII, Section 14.
There are 2 main types of the cannabis plants for medical use: Sativa & Indica.
Each strain (or mix of strain) has a unique cannabis profile affect.
Sativa: more stimulating, stimulates appetite, reduces depression, migraines, pain and nausea.
Primarily effects the mind and the emotions
Indica: more relaxing, reduces anxiety, pain, nausea, stimulates appetite, helps to sleep, reduces muscle spasms and tremors.
Primarily affects the physical body
- Pain reducing
- Appetite stimulation
What does Medical Marijuana do?
In a collection of writings on medical marijuana by 45 researchers, a literature review on the medicinal uses of Cannabis and cannabinoids concluded that:
Established uses include…
- Easing of nausea and vomiting, anorexia, and weight loss; “well-confirmed effect” was found in the treatment of spasticity, painful conditions (i.e. neurogenic pain), movement disorders, asthma, and glaucoma.
- Reported but “less-confirmed” effects included treatment of allergies, inflammation, infection, epilepsy, depression, bipolar disorders, anxiety disorder, dependency and withdrawal.
- Basic level research is being carried out on PTSD, depression, PMS, Tourette’s Syndrome, autoimmune disease, cancer, neuroprotection, fever, disorders of blood pressure and moreThis video conveys the a basic knowledge of he endocannabinoid system inside the human body.
This video conveys the a basic knowledge of the endocannabinoid system inside the human body.
Video courtesy of: http://www.endocannabinoid.net
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