Medical Marijuana as an Anti-Inflammatory | cannabisMD

Medical Marijuana as an Anti Inflammatory Wonder

Inflamed Cells and Medical Marijuana

Video by: Constitutional Health Daily

In this video you will see how CBD oil and medical marijuana are used anecdotally in treating inflammatory and neurodegenerative related conditions in patients. Alzheimer’s patients and for supporters of medical marijuana THC, one of the active compounds in marijuana has been found to remove the clumps of toxic amyloid plaque that builds up in the brains of Alzheimer’s victims.

A Brief Description About CBD as an Anti-Inflammatory

CBD oil is another chemical compound of the marijuana plant. This chemical compound doesn’t contain any psychoactive compounds. It is a common substance for treating a wide variety of ailments too and is commonly used in cooking, and in the beauty industry in recent times. It is understood that CBD can help with both long and short term inflammation based conditions such as chronic fatigue syndrome and some strenuous pain felt after workouts.

  • Long Term inflammation due to chronic fatigue syndrome, arthritis, GI and gastrointestinal related issues.
  • Short term inflammation relates to post-procedure,post-injury, or strenuous workout.

CBD oil acts a mediator distributing its influential properties around our bodies endocannabinoids system (ECS) to help it regulate our “systems” better. This could be in the form of decreasing inflammation or blocking receptors from absorbing too much of a specific molecule which could be having a negative (degenerative) effect on our brains. This has been recorded in studies trying to find out how CBD can help with Alzheimer’s disease. So far, researchers have only experimented with neurons in a lab. The treatment hasn’t been tested in people or even in animals, however, a clinical trial in living brains is the next step.

A Brief Description About THC as an Anti-Inflammatory

THC is short for tetrahydrocannabinol and it is one of the two main chemical components of the marijuana plant. It is the chemical which gives you a high because it is psychoactive. However, studies on THC show that it has extreme, positive and promising results in treating a wide variety of mild, severe mental and physical conditions. THC is currently used to treat an amazing array of conditions from chronic pain to the side-effects of chemotherapy and radiation.

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