What Is Medical Marijuana?
Medical Marijuana simply is the whole unprocessed marijuana plant and/or its basic extracts used to treat several disease symptoms and associated conditions. A good example of using Marijuana Medically is often observed in patients suffering chronic or acute body pains who smoke marijuana to relieve themselves from the pain.
What Makes Marijuana A “Medicinal Plant”?
The medicinal and psychoactive effects that we associate with marijuana are caused by unique chemical structures called cannabinoids found in the actual plant. To date, there have been 86 cannabinoids identified in nature and others have been synthesized chemically. The major psychoactive ingredient in marijuana is delta-g-tetrahydrocannabinol, commonly referred to as THC (although other naming systems refer to it confusingly as delta-t-THC). Other cannabinoids, in addition to THC, have medicinal or psychoactive elements.
Cannabidiol (CBD), cannabinol (CBN), cannabivarin (THCV), cannabigerol (CBG), Cannabichromene (CBC), delta-8-THC, cannabicyclol (CBL), cannabidiol (CBT), and Cann-Abiel Soin are among the many different naturally-occurring cannabinoids. Most are known to have psychoactive and/or pharmacological properties just like much other synthetic cannabis because of delta-9-THC’s psychoactive nature in marijuana, it is regularly used to measure the herb’s potency. THC typically occurs in concentrations of less than 0.5% for inactive hemp, 2 to 3% for marijuana leaf, and 4 to 20% for higher-grade marijuana. In seedless buds, known as sinsemilla, you’ll find the highest concentrations of THC in the plant at 10 to 20% or more. Higher concentrations of THC can be found in extracts, tonics, and hashish (concentrated cannabis resin).
Tobacco’s Legal Marijuana ain’t. Why?
Did you know Cigarette smoking causes more than 480,000 deaths each year in the United States? This is nearly one in five deaths.Smoking causes more deaths each year than the following causes combined:
- Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
- Illegal drug use
- Alcohol use
- Motor vehicle injuries
- Firearm-related incidents
- More than 10 times as many U.S. citizens have died prematurely from cigarette smoking than have died in all the wars fought by the United States.
- Smoking causes about 90% (or 9 out of 10) of all lung cancer deaths. More women die from lung cancer each year than from breast cancer.
- Smoking causes about 80% (or 8 out of 10) of all deaths from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
- Cigarette smoking increases the risk of death from all causes in men and women.
- The risk of dying from cigarette smoking has increased over the last 50 years in the U.S.
And what about the number of deaths caused by smoking Marijuana = 0.00000
Here’s an interesting article on Why is Marijuana Illegal
The FDA& Marijuana – Controversy?
The FDA demands carefully conducted studies (clinical trials) in hundreds to thousands of human subjects to determine the benefits and risks of a possible medication. So far, researchers haven’t conducted enough large-scale clinical trials that show that the benefits of the marijuana plant (as opposed to its cannabinoid ingredients) mainly because of the laws restricting profound long-term research of Marijuana
So, to give you a better insight on the real potential of Marijuana, we compiled some testimonials:
- The Rick Simpson Story: Healing Cancer with Cannabis
- Ronnie Smith’s Story – Cured 300 people of cancer with Cannabis Oil
- Medical Marijuana and Parkinson’s Disease
- Sharon Kelly: Cannabis Killed My Terminal Stage IV Lung Cancer
All these people have one thing in common, they’re a lot happier and free from their constraints. Marijuana isn’t restricted because it contains some “harmful” chemicals unlike tobacco, the Marijuana problem is a political issue we’re still to understand.
Marijuana has proven its potential to save lives and give people their freedom. We want you to have your freedom. We want you to embrace your happiness.
We grow our strains using no chemical fertilizers or pesticides. REAL medicine should be produced naturally, our plants are grown and harvested in line with good agricultural practices. We use decaying wood chips and plant leaves as fertilizers and bed cover to spur our babies’ natural growth.
Quick explanation: Decaying wood chips and leaves, release organic nutrients back into the soil. We plant each seed with decaying organic to facilitate nutrient absorption and increase plant vegetative growth naturally
We classify our products based on strain, THC and CBD concentrations. We compiled a list of illnesses that can be cured by the long-term use of Marijuana and/or CBD oil.
PS: It is strongly advised not to combine the use of Medical Marijuana with other drugs.
How our Products Will Help You
Epilepsy And Seizures
You’ve maybe already heard about this one. It’s recently been making headlines as more and more parents of young epilepsy patients have been advocating for medical marijuana as an available treatment. But just in case you haven’t, you should know that cannabidiol (CBD), a compound of marijuana that does not contain psychoactive properties (meaning that it doesn’t get you high), is being used to treat people with epilepsy or who suffer from seizures. In 2015, researchers at NYU found a 50 percent decrease in the frequency of seizures for people using CBD.
This one may seem pretty contradictory, as smoking is usually not healthy for your lungs. However, recent studies have shown that marijuana is not only much less harmful to your lungs than cigarettes and tobacco, but it also has a dilating effect on human airways. Thus, it’s actually helping people with asthma to breathe more easily.
Marijuana is being used to ease the symptoms of Alzheimer’s patients, which include aggression, anxiety, depression, insomnia, and hallucinations. More importantly, however, weed has been proven to slow the production of beta-amyloid proteins, which scientists think are the main contributors to the progression of Alzheimer’s. This means that the plant could potentially be able to prevent or at least delay the onset of the disease.
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Researchers have found that people with IBD who used marijuana noticed an improved quality of life. In a small study of 13 people, those who smoked weed said they gained weight, saw a rise in their BMI and felt less pain than those who didn’t.___________________________________________________________________
Even though no cure has been discovered yet, HIV/AIDS patients can still find some relief for their symptoms with medical marijuana. In a study of HIV-positive individuals, those who smoked marijuana were found to eat better, sleep better, gain weight, experience better a mood and have less neuropathic pain than those who don’t______________________________________________________________________________________________________________
While menstrual cramps are not technically a disease, they are still a huge issue for women who experience debilitating pain while on their period. For some women, smoking marijuana can help ease the discomfort of period cramps.
Whoopi Goldberg recently founded a medical marijuana company, Whoopi & Maya, which specifically targets women. The company offers four products: a balm, a tincture, sipping chocolate and a bath soak. All of these products are infused with weed to help ease the pain of period cramps, which can be extremely painful for many women. So, if you live in a state where they’re legal, Whoopi’s products could be some natural alternatives to that giant bottle of Midol in your medicine cabinet.
The healing properties of marijuana have been used for thousands of years to treat various ailments, but the plant has been frowned upon in American culture until recently. As of now, nearly half of the United States has legalized marijuana for medical use, and more and more states are beginning to legalizing it recreationally.
According to early-stage studies, patients who used marijuana experienced a major decline in their muscle spasms, tremors, pain and muscle stiffness. Also noted, participants who were given marijuana or cannabis extracts were found to have experienced better sleep quality during the trial than those who weren’t.