Mental creativity – Contrary to stoner stereotypes, studies have found that cannabis increases creativity and improves “verbal fluency.” According to Wired, one study found that people using cannabis are better able to come up wth a greater range of related concepts and seemed “to make the brain better at detecting those remote associations that lead to radically new ideas.”Crohn’s Disease – A 2014 study in Isreal showed that smoking cannabis significantly reduced Crohn’s disease symptoms in 10 out of 11 patients and caused a complete remission of Crohn’s in 5 of the patients.Patients generally suffer from symptoms of pain, vomiting, diarrhea, and weight loss but CBDs from cannabis seem to help the gut to regulate bacteria and intestinal function.Each strain or hybrid has different medicinal value. Lastly a wide variety of edibles can be made from brownies to olive oil. The amount of THC consumed is so low that they do not get high, but they do feel improved health. The amount of time that cannabis stays in your body is determined by two things: 1) how much cannabis was consumed (the more THC consumed the longer it lingers in your body, and 2) how was the cannabis delivered (eating cannabis extract in edibles lasts hours longer than smoking the leaves.) Every human body responds to THC differently so some people can consume high milligram doses of THC and not be affected while other will get extremely high.It’s recommended that designated drivers be assigned at the beginning of the evening and refrain from consuming cannabis. There are no studies to prove that cannabis leads to other drugs.
Nausea – Back in 1975, the New England Journal of Medicine published the results of a double-blind study on the effects of THC on nausea and vomitig.
Lupus – Sufferers of Lupus are using cannabis to calm down their immune system and stop it from attacking it’s own body. Elikottil, Gupta & Gupta discovered that cannabis reduced pain by acting upon CB1 and CB2 receptors and thereby reducing inflammation.
Another study from 2003 conducted by Ware et al, found that cannabis use is prevalent among the population suffering from chronic pain because their pain was ultimately reduced by cannabis.
Despite being classified as a Schedule 1 drug (meaning it has no medicinal value) many US citizens are replacing their harmful pharmaceutical drugs with all natural cannabis because it doesn’t have any dangerous side effects. The oils from the leaves can be extracted and then smoked or baked with. Only when the THCA is heated or decarboxylated does it change into t HC, which does have psychoactive effects.
There are two different strains of cannabis, Indica and Sativa, and there are also hybrids of these two strains. Alcohol or vegetable glycerin tinctures can be made for sublingual delivery. Medically speaking, patients gain the most healing from micro-dosing.