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Medicinal Cannabis Seeds
Medicinal Cannabis Seeds
Available in Canada only.
Why Medicinal Cannabis?
Canada, Australia and Israel are some of the countries whose governments recently gave their support to laws legalizing the growth and sale of medical marijuana. This shows that more countries are beginning to recognize the benefits that medicinal cannabis bring. Ancient medicine used cannabis to cure various ailments. Through science and modern medicine, cannabis has now become a valuable therapy in a number of medical conditions.
Fact: Therapeutically active metabolites of cannabis are principally derived from THC- tetrahydrocannabinol and CBD-Cannabidiol.
Medicinal Cannabis Is a Sight Saver for Glaucoma Patients
Glaucoma is an eye ailment in which the intraocular pressure rises to dangerous levels. If the condition is not managed promptly and effectively, a person may become blind since glaucoma may damage the retina and optic nerve. Studies by the National Eye Institute have shown that cannabis is effective at lowering intraocular pressure.
Helps Put a Grip On Epileptic Seizures
Epileptic seizures are a result of irregular brain activity. When nerve impulses begin to misfire, an epileptic fit occurs. The active ingredients in cannabis can stabilize brain cells and therefore prevent irregular brain activity that causes seizures. The excellent results of marijuana in management of epileptic seizures have been published in the Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. Not only does CBD help in epilepsy but it is also a great remedy for other forms of severe seizures. Marijuana is for instance good for patients with Dravet’s Syndrome.
Fact: Endocannabinoids are natural neurotransmitters produced in the human body and are found in the brain. THC has its effect in the body by binding to endocannabinoid receptors in the brain.
Slows the Progress of Degenerative Diseases.
Multiple sclerosis and Alzheimer’s disease are two of the world’s most common degenerative diseases. In 2006, the Journal of Molecular Pharmaceutics documented that THC slows the progress of Alzheimer’s Disease by inhibiting the formation of amyloid plaques in the brain. Amyloid plaques are responsible for Alzheimer’s Disease. THC also helps in managing the pain associated with multiple sclerosis by stabilizing neuromuscular systems in the body.
Helps in Managing Inflammatory Ailments
Inflammatory bowel diseases such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis cause discomfort and pain to millions of patients across the globe. Arthritis is another common disease associated with discomfort and pain. The pain that comes with these diseases can be reduced and even eliminated completely by administering cannabinoids. Various cannabinoid-based analgesics have indeed been developed and are available to consumers.
Fact: Cannabinoids enhance excitation of the cortical circuits in the brain. Through this process cannabinoids can modify mood and cure depression and anxiety.
Use in Cancer Treatment
Cancer results when the process of cell division goes wrong resulting in uncontrolled cell growth and division. Cannabidiol turns off gene Id-1. This is an oncogene that has been suspected to kick-start pathological cell division that causes cancer. By turning off this gene, CBD stops cancer from spreading.
A Great Way to Lose Weight and Keep Fit
Cannabidiol modifies the body’s metabolism so that sugar metabolism becomes better. Smoking marijuana is in fact known to help people shed unwanted weight. People who smoke cannabis routinely are known to be skinnier than those who do not. The body’s metabolism is also improved hence an individual is healthy and less likely to fall ill with such lifestyle diseases such as diabetes and obesity.
Cures the Side Effects of Other Medicines
Nausea and vomiting are the most common adverse effects of taking medicines. Cannibidiol is antiemetic. It can suppress the vomit centers in the brain effectively attenuating feelings of nausea and vomiting. Headache is also fairly common among folks on medication, and medicinal cannabis can cure it. Cannabinoids additionally increase appetite in people with drug-induced loss of appetite. The best part is that cannabis does not even have adverse drug interaction with other prescribed medicines.
By acting on the mesolimbic dopamine system in the brain, medicinal cannabis improves the creative ability of an individual. Additionally, by lessening inhibitions, anxiety and depression, a person’s brain is able to perceive and synthesize information better.