The medical use of the hemp plant was already practiced 5000 years ago. Meanwhile, 489 essential components in the hemp plant could be determined. In addition to terpenes, flavonoids and other plant substances, the phytocannabinoids enjoy a particularly high interest. So far, 70 phytocannabinoids have been detected in the hemp plant. The best known of […]
Cannabis medicine is it possible? Is marijuana safe and effective as medicine? The potential medicinal properties of marijuana and its components have been the subject of research and heated debate for decades.
New hope for pain patients: Researchers have confirmed that cannabis is said to help as much as 30 times as well as aspirin in pain. In Germany, cannabis is authorized as a medicinal product under certain conditions. (We reported about it here) Cannabis is 30 times more effective than aspirin For decades, some positive […]
cannabinoids in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis,” cautiously concludes that “cannabinoids could be a suitable treatment for RA.” The authors also suggest a series of molecular approaches that merit future clinical studies. But while scientists continue to debate the potential suitability of cannabis for RA, outside the ivory tower, countless millions are already using cannabis […]
Marijuana is sometimes used as a self-treatment by individuals with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Advocates for marijuana as an ADHD treatment say the drug can help people with the disorder handle some of the more severe symptoms. These include agitation, irritability, and lack of restraint. They also say that marijuana has fewer side effects […]
More than half of U.S. states and the District of Columbia have legalized medical marijuana in some form, and more are considering bills to do the same. Yet while many people are using marijuana, the FDA has only approved it for treatment of two rare and severe forms of epilepsy, Dravet syndrome and Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. […]
Good sleep is an elusive luxury. After a stressful day it can take forever to get to sleep. The severity of insomnia typically worsens as we age. Every year after puberty it becomes more difficult to fall asleep and stay asleep. Insomnia leaves us feeling dissatisfied with our sleep and facing the new day with […]
Scientists Find Cannabis Compound More Effective Than Aspirin for Pain Relief Despite the hundreds of compounds Cannabis sativa plants produce, just two cannabinoids—THC and CBD—have dominated discussions about the medicinal and therapeutic properties of cannabis. And for good reason. THCA and CBDA, the inactive acidic forms of THC and CBD, are the most abundant chemicals […]