Medical uses of cannabis
The description of marijuana uses in treatment of diseases was given in Köhler’s book of medicinal plants from 1897, a German rare medicinal guide. The book contained details about many potential health benefits of cannabis plant. Till date, much literature is not available to prove as to what extent cannabis, also known as marijuana, has been successful in treatment of diseases. Research studies have not provided much evidence about its benefits. Its effects have been observed in a few studies in diminishing nausea during chemotherapy, promoting appetite in HIV/AIDS, and improving convulsions in Tourette syndrome. Cannabinoids, the effective ingredient in marijuana were suggested in some medical conditions like anorexia, arthritis, migraine, and glaucoma when general treatment fails to work.
How do cannabinoids help in treatment?
Cannabinoids are a class of chemical compounds that acts on brain cells changing the pattern of neurotransmitter release. These receptor proteins contain endocannabinoids that are produced in our body in a natural form. Phytocannabinoids are present in cannabis and some other plants. Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), a category of the phytocannabinoids, is a key psychoactive compound present in cannabis. Cannabidiol (CBD) is another major component in the plant. As many 113 different cannabinoids extracted from cannabis plant have been found to produce diverse effects. Cannabinoids can be extracted from the plant with the help of organic solvents.
In what ways medical marijuana is consumed?
Cannabis consumers administer cannabinoids present in marijuana in many ways; oral ingestion, smoking, vaporizing, intravenous injection, transdermal patch, sublingual absorption, and rectal suppository are some of the common modes. You can buy weed online if you like it in its natural form.
Where can you find a variety?
You can buy cannabis online in different forms. By mail order cannabis can also be purchases. List of many medical marijuana shops is made available in web search. You can select any of the name from many to buy.