Cannabis as medicine Posted on 20 Dec 07:50

Cannabis as medicine: material for the heart and brain

Some substances in marijuana and hashish have amazing medicinal properties. That is why hemp is also used in medicine. But the application is strictly regulated

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Medical Marijuana: In the laboratory, it is checked for mold and pesticides
Medical Marijuana: In the laboratory, it is checked for mold and pesticides
With gnarled fingers Marjorie G. holds a small glass pipe. Carefully she takes a marijuana flower from a plastic box and sprinkled a few crumbs in the pipe. The 75-year-old has been suffering for more than ten years from arthritis and rheumatism . Your crippled hands can barely hold the pipe. Mrs. G. is rattling thin, wears a head scarf, blouse and jeans. It has an artificial hip and knee joints two. "Marijuana is still cheaper and better than all the pills I have to swallow otherwise," she says. "They make me stupid. The'm no longer me. "

Marjorie G. sits in the main room of the Berkeley Patients Group, a medical marijuana dispensary in Berkeley, California. What's in this bright room with a glass rotunda normality - that patients smoke cannabis or inhale via a vaporizer -, continues in Germany only very hesitantly through: the use of cannabis as a medicine. And, although researchers and doctors of the hemp plant ascribe a high therapeutic potential.

Relieves pain, protects nerve,reduces inflammation

Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD), are the main constituents of cannabis. In addition, it consists of approximately 600 substances whose interaction is not yet known to this day. Known, however, the comprehensive analgesic, anti-inflammatory and neuro-protective powers, especially of THC and CBD.

Only the female hemp plant forms blossoms. They are cut, dried, and ready is the marijuana. The term comes from the language of Huatl Indians and originally means "prisoner". The flowers can also be seven, then drop the crystals of the flower by that become cold water hashish or kif - hence the word "smoking weed" for smoking cannabis. The pressed resin of the plant, hashish is also called Shit. The main active ingredients of THC and CBD only arise when heated, either by smoking, cooking, baking or evaporation. It barely has a strong psychoactive THC, CBD, however.

 

THESE STATEMENTS HAVE NOT BEEN EVALUATED BY THE FDA AND ARE NOT INTENDED TO DIAGNOSE, TREAT, OR CURE ANY DISEASE. ALWAYS CHECK WITH YOUR PHYSICIAN BEFORE STARTING A NEW DIETARY SUPPLEMENT PROGRAM.