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Cannabis in Western medicine Posted on 20 Dec 07:59

 

 

Cannabis in Western medicine

"For cancer patients it comes as a side effect of chemotherapy often too great nausea and vomiting. Moreover, already alone the smell of food can be unbearable, so it only with great overcoming is possible many cancer patients ever receive food. Cannabis can soothing by its anti-emetic (nausea ) Effect reduce this nausea and passing through its appetizing effect to a desired weight gain. many countries THC are now (= dronabinol)-containing preparations such as the and the U.S. coming Marinol available as prescription drugs for patients. However, many patients believe that gerauchtest Cannabis works much better, which is due to the unique combination of active ingredients in the cannabis plant. However, this application is still illegal.

Also in AIDS therapy you can make the appetizing effect of cannabis advantage. In addition to therapy, it is namely often a lack of food intake, which weakens the body additionally. In addition, cannabis can distract the patient and bring a sentiment with positive attitude. Also glaucoma in which the intraocular pressure is greatly increased, which can lead to blindness can be treated with cannabis. Without surgical intervention, alone by smoking cannabis, the intraocular pressure can be lowered to normal values. For this effect is not the psychoactive THC responsible, but that hardly psychoactive substances CBN (cannabinol) and CBD (cannabidiol). Therefore, can be a therapeutic application with low-THC hemp products. Cannabis also has ataxia (movement coordinator) effect, as well as an antispasmodic, so Muscle relaxation, which makes it a good means for suppressing spasms, paralysis and convulsions, as they occur in multiple sclerosis. It can not cure the disease, but suppress the symptoms of the disease and facilitate the patient as his life. Asthma attacks can be stopped by a few traits of a joint often. Criticism here is the damage to the lungs, which of course plays an important role in asthma attacks. Remedy is here to create an inhaler that is being developed. Even a mild antibiotic effect has an ingredient that the CBD. Further acting antiepileptic cannabis, thereby epileptics while cannabis administration, the dose of medication can be reduced. Cannabis may also be used for the treatment of different pain, headache, migraine and menstrual cramps. Also in obstetrics Cannabis can be used as an alternative, as it can lead to an increased frequency of contraction of the uterus and hemostasis. In Africa and Asia, this application is used in folk medicine to this day.

 

 

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.


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.