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benefits of cannabis

In the journal it was said that the experiments were done on mice, and that marijuana lessened the bruising of the brain, and helped with healing mechanisms after a traumatic injury. [12]

During the research for his documentary “WEED”, Gupta interviewed the Figi family, and according to the film, the drug decreased her seizures from 300 a week to just one every seven days. Forty other children are using the same medication, and it has helped them too.

It is believed that some chemicals present in cannabis is responsible to calm the immune system, which maybe the reason to help deal with symptoms of Lupus. The rest of the positive impact of the marijuana is probably from the effects of the pain and nausea.

18. Treat inflammatary bowel diseases

Cannabis may be helpful with curing Crohn’s disease. Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disorder that causes pain, vomiting, diarrhea, weight loss, and more.

Smoking marijuana is able to calm to calm the attacks almost immediately, relaxing the mucles of the diaphragm also.

Gradually its use spread from China to India, and then to North Africa, and reached Europe as early as AD 500. Marijuana was listed in United States Pharmacopeia from 1850 till 1942. It was prescribed for different medical uses such as labor pain, nausea, and rheumatism.

A 2006 study in the European Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology discovered that 86% of patients using marijuana successfully finished their therapies, while only 29% of the non-smokers completed their treatments, maybe because marijuana helps to lessen the treatments’ side effects.

I have 2 friends who suffer heavily from migraines from time to time and marijuana helps them tremendously in coping with it.

Melanoma is the most aggressive form of skin cancer.

11. Could relieve rheumatoid arthritis pain and stop its progress

A 2011 study that looked at the effects of vaporized marijuana and its effects on chronic neuropathic pain found that vaping cannabis 3 times a day for 5 days resulted in a significant decrease (27%) of perceived pain, by chronic pain patients.

Even without Artesunate, malaria-suffering mice treated with only CBD had significant decreases in inflammation, anxiety and cognitive deficits.

This all changed in 2014 when researchers proved that THC and CBD stop the growth of one of the most aggressive cancers known to adult humans: glioma (brain cancer). They found that especially combined with traditional radiotherapy, THC and CBD were extremely effective in destroying glioma.