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What is medicinal Cannabis and for what is it used?



Medicinal Cannabis are medicaments that are created using the compounds from the plant ‘Cannabis Sativa’ and its three major active compounds which are CBD, THC and CBN.

Medicinal Marijuana is frequently used in the treatment for the following ailments: Nausea, anxiety, pain, low appetite, sleep problems, muscle spasms, seizure disorders, multiple sclerosis and other conditions.

Some health benefits of medical Cannabis include relief of nausea caused by chemotherapy and anorexia.

Cannabis is used in the treatments for chronic pain, this is because of Cannabis being studied and proved to be a ‘pain relief’, One of the illnesses where these treatments are used is arthritis and this plant commonly used on body creams that helps with arthritis.

Some other health benefits were also seen in immune functions, digestive functions, vascular and respiratory disorders, regulations in the person’s emotions and moods. Studies of the endocannabinoid system presented benefits that may contribute in a positive way to the protection of neurons and regulation for anxiety disorders.

The use of these medicaments containing cannabis compounds has been legalized in more than 20 states with restrictions that vary. Keeping in mind that a prescription or medical recommendation is required and a card or license in order to acquire medicinal Cannabis.

You can acquire medicinal Marijuana in states where is legal from dispensaries or shops or from companies like Pharmin. Pharmin offers a customized formulation of marijuana/cannabis products and they are excellent help for new comers and entrepreneurs in the business of medicinal cannabis, they are professionals in health-care and have precise and correct information about medicinal cannabis and how you can use it properly and safely.

What are CBD and THC?

CBD or cannabidiol is a compound found in cannabis that is not psychoactive. This compound is thought to be responsible for the majority of the benefits in medicinal cannabis.

THC or tetrahydrocannabinolis is the psychoactive chemical compound found in marijuana. This is the one responsible for what people call ‘feeling high’. There are two medical drugs named dronabinol and nabilone, both are man-made this means they are synthetic forms of tetrahydrocannabinolis (THC). They are used to prevent nausea and vomiting in people receiving chemotherapy.

THC:CBD: Nabiximol is a plant extract that contains equal ratio of THC:CBD and is used in some European countries for the treatment of spasticity, neuropathic pain, multiple sclerosis and other medical indications.

Medicinal Cannabis has improved in the past fifteen years, making it highly recommended for many health issues according to studies. However, keen in mind these medicaments are not always one hundred percent free of risks and has to be used under proper medical prescriptions and indications.

This famous herbaceous plant has become a successful and friendly ingredient in today’s medicine, providing treatments to many health problems and diseases that not so long ago were cataloged as untreatable!


I'm Nikos Alepidis, blogger at motivirus. I'm passioned for all things related to motivation & personal development. My goal is to help and inspire people to become better.

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