Marijuana has been used for centuries to provide relief from various medical conditions. Studies have shown that cannabinoids can help relieve pain, nausea, and vomiting caused by cancer and other illnesses. They may also help treat symptoms of diseases such as multiple sclerosis and epilepsy. Some of their therapeutic effects include:
Marijuana and other cannabinoids such as dronabinol and nabilone can effectively treat nausea and vomiting caused by cancer and other illnesses.
2. Appetite Stimulant
CBD products such as cannabichromene oil help treat loss of appetite and weight loss caused by cancer and other illnesses.
Marijuana, and other cannabinoids such as cannabidiol (CBD), have been effective in treating pain. Cannabichromene (CBC) and cannabidiol (CBD) in marijuana act synergistically with tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) to increase the amount of pain relief.
Marijuana, and other cannabinoids such as cannabidiol (CBD), have been effective in treating inflammation. They have been found to reduce the progression of Alzheimer’s disease in test-tube and animal studies.
Cannabidiol (CBD) is a powerful antioxidant with neuroprotective properties. It helps repair the damage from oxidative stress and may even protect neurons against degeneration.
Marijuana and other cannabinoids such as cannabidiol (CBD) effectively treat seizures. Animal studies have shown that cannabidiol (CBD) can inhibit epileptic seizures by reducing neuronal firing frequency.
Cannabinoids, in low doses, have been found to enhance the mood-elevating effects of serotonin. Cannabidiol (CBD) and cannabichromene (CBC) oils exert similar effects when consumed.
Studies have shown that cannabidiol (CBD) and other cannabinoids have anti-tumor and anti-cancer properties. They inhibit tumor growth in mice and increase cancer cell death (apoptosis).
Medicinal cannabinoids such as cannabidiol (CBD) and cannabichromene (CBC) may be beneficial in treating various medical conditions. Scientists are working to identify the precise mechanisms by which cannabinoids function and apply that knowledge to treat different conditions.
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