Marijuana Medical Properties

Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments » July 1st, 2011

Therapeutic properties of marijuana are found on its leaves, buds and resin. The use of medical marijuana traces back to 1973. The earliest medical use of marijuana was in China in 2737 BC.
The therapeutic properties of marijuana helps in controlling severe nausea and vomiting associated with chemotherapy, lower the intraocular pressure for those with glaucoma, aids in relaxing muscles, anticonvulsant and lots more. Cannabinoids is unique to marijuana or cannabis plant. There are over 60 Cannabinoids in marijuana, including Cannabidiol, 9-TCH Propyl Analogue, Cannabidiol Analogue, Cannabinol, Cannabichromene Propyl Analogue and Cannabigerol.
The THC up to today has received the most attention from the general public as well as the scientific community. Nevertheless, THC and others are known to have analgesic, anti-spasmodic, anti-psychotic, anti-convulsant, anti-inflammatory, anti-tremor, anti-emtic, and appetite-stimulant properties. Recently, a research is made regarding the neuroprotective and immunomodulatory effects of cannabinoid. Fourteen US states have already legalized the use of marijuana for those patients who suffer form diseases or illnesses that could be alleviated by marijuana. The law includes the use of it for patients and allowing them to grow their own plant for medical reasons. Patients attest that they feel better and able to deal with their symptoms through the use of marijuana.

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