cannabinoids

What is a Cannabinoid? One word that every marijuana patient needs to know is cannabinoid. Cannabinoids like THC and CBD are the chemical compounds produced by cannabis flowers that provide the relief for the various symptoms and conditions that have made medical marijuana so useful. These active ingredients work by imitating compounds our bodies naturally produce,…

Medical marijuana has long been used to treat symptoms associated human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) (chronic pain, nausea, fatigue, etc.). However, evidence is mounting that cannabis may stop the disease’s progression. A group of researchers from Louisiana State University published a study last week in the journal AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses that helps fuel the fire. It suggests that…

For years medical marijuana has been used to help treat certain conditions that can cause vision loss. The most common example of this is glaucoma, but it is not the only condition for which cannabis may be beneficial. In fact, a group of researchers from Spain’s University of Alicante published a study earlier this month in the…

There is currently an overwhelming amount of evidence suggesting that cannabinoids may kill cancer in humans. For the past several years, an increasing number of patients have been reporting that ingesting or applying cannabis-based extracts topically eliminated their cancers. Cases of terminal cancer patients going into remission are documented, along with many non-terminal cases. Photographic evidence has shown many skin cancers disappear with topical application…

For years now Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol  (THC) has been the most popular and widely researched cannabinoid in cannabis science. However, nowadays it seems like cannabidiol (CBD) has stolen the spotlight given its ability to provide therapeutic relief to children suffering from various epileptic disorders, while lacking the psychotropic effects (i.e. high) of THC. It’s even gotten to the point that state…

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