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Therapeutic Value of Tetrahydrocannabinol and Cannabidiol

Therapeutic Value Tetrahydrocannabinol cannabidiol

Cannabinoids have been said to be able to be therapeutic in the treatment of pain through their neuroprotective and anti inflammatory functions. Cannabinoids are situated naturally in the marijuana plant (cannabis sativa). Cannabinoids consist of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabinol (CBD).

THC is the psychoactive side of cannabis and gives you the stoned feeling when smoked. CBD is the medicinal constituent of marijuana and this allows you the feeling of being relaxed. The endocannabinoid network bares two cannabinoid receptors, 1 and 2, that allow cannabinoids to bind and work throughout the body.

This paper will look at how cannabinoids, THC and CBD. can ease someone of their pain and be of therapeutic value.

Main Points

  • THC and CBD Have Massive Therapeutic Potential
  • Cannabinoids Have Minimal Side Effects

THC and CBD Have Massive Therapeutic Potential

This experiment evaluates the prevailing understanding of physiological and clinical impacts of THC and CBD and outlines a rationale for their mixture in pharmaceutical agendas. Cannabinoid and vanilloid receptor impacts as well as non-receptor actions are looked into, such as the ability of THC and CBD to do something as anti-inflammatory drugs free from cyclo-oxygenase (COX) induction.

CBD is seen to antagonise some unwanted impacts of THC including inebriation, sedation and tachycardia, while lending to the therapeutic, anti-emetic, and anti-carcinogenic abilities in its own principle. In current clinical experiments, this has granted the greater dosing of THC, giving results for clinical effectiveness and security for marijuana based solutions in treatment of muscle stiffness, central chronic pain and lower urinary tract signs in multiple sclerosis, as well as insomnia, peripheral brain pain, brachial plexus avulsion signs, rheumatoid arthritis and intractable cancer pain.

Prospects for further use of whole marijuana solutions in neuroprotection, drug reliance, and neoplastic syndromes are further evaluated. The hypothesis that the mixture of THC and CBD increases clinical effectiveness while decreasing side effects is cheered on.

Cannabinoids Have Minimal Side Effects

THC has illustrated cytotoxic advantages and antiangiogenic impacts in a wide range of cell lines. CBD has also been reported to be active as a cytostatic/cytotoxic, specifically in gliomas where it induces cell migration pointing to tumour invasion, reducing oxidative mitochondrial metabolism with reduction in cell survival and inhibiting cell death, and more so induce cell migration, underlying metastatic actions, distinctively of cannabinoid 1 and 2 receptors.

Given the therapeutic impact of the THC:CBD mixing in cancer treatment, the good side effect of THC and CBD in chemotherapy-related nausea, and these main impacts on tumour development and spread, a strong rationale is currently available for their utility in additional clinical experiments. Various reports have outlined the role that THC is the reason for the primary impacts, the therapeutic and other medicinal advantages of marijuana.

These results herein presented massively indicate the therapeutic rationale for mixing THC and CBD for therapeutic usage.

Jonathan Neilly
Jonathan Neilly
Jonathan Neilly is registered with the British Psychological Society, breaking the taboo on mental health issues is one of the driving forces in his life. His background in biomedicine gives him additional understanding of the factors that work together to influence the human condition.

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