Cannabis is a complicated plant, there are many hidden gems that scientists have not discovered yet about cannabis. For example, there are over a hundred of cannabinoids and each cannabinoid that can affect the body differently. But first let’s address what cannabis is, and learn the cannabis basics on what makes it work, the benefits, and the ways you can use it.
What is Cannabis?
Many people know what cannabis is but for those that don’t it is another term for ‘Marijuana’. Which is a plant grown and cultivated for medical and recreational use.
As the popularity rises with cannabis so does the demands. The health benefits of cannabis are undisputed, the government has recognized that and made it legal in some states for medical cannabis and in some places recreationally as well.
What Makes Cannabis Work?
Cannabis contains tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) that is a psychoactive drug that causes that ‘euphoric effect’. This may cause people to have that ‘high’ or ‘stoned’ feeling. In some cases, high percentages of THC can cause a feeling of paranoia or anxiety.
Within a cannabis plant, there are also Cannabinol (CBN) and Cannabidiol (CBD) aside from THC these are the main active ingredients in cannabis. They offer no psychoactive effect, as THC does.
The Benefits of Cannabis
There are so many health benefits that cannabis can provide to people when used appropriately.
Here is a small list that cannabis is known to help:
- Decrease anxiety
- Reduce pain
- Increase appetite when needed
- Relax muscles
- Improve sleep
- Multiple Sclerosis
& much more…
Ways You Can Use Cannabis
There are many ways you can use cannabis for medical or recreational purposes. Below are a list:
There is so much information of cannabis that has yet to be explored, further in my blog I will be discussing key topics of cannabis and the amazing ways you can use cannabis to take your body back for better health.