Facts That You Should Know About Cannabis

The scientific name for marijuana is cannabis. Cannabis or Marijuana is the most likely illegal drug in the world. So many states had authorization to the legal use of weed in different capacities. People can use marijuana in different ways i.e. as drink, inhaling smoke through vapor, apply it as a balm, or eat it in products, such as brownies or chocolate bars. Some people use marijuana for medical purpose to treat headache, chronic pain, muscle spasticity, anorexia, nausea, sleep disturbances, etc. Medical marijuana has limited number of cannabidiol (CBD) substances.

The active ingredient in marijuana called delta-9-tetrahydro-cannabidinol (THC) and  and cannabidiol (CBD) . Marijuana contains more than 120 compounds with different properties. The effects of recreational marijuana use are lightheadedness, a feeling of relaxation, increased appetite, and reduced blood pressure.

The cannabis plant grow as high as 18 feet in ideal areas, actually grow in any environment. THC is quickly absorbed into the bloodstream and reaches the brain within minutes, when smoking cannabis. The body absorbs THC slowly compared to smoking cannabis, while eating cannabis. Normally the natural cannabinoids act like neurotransmitters transmit chemical messages between nerve cells throughout the nervous system.

Researchers have been looking into the possible benefits of cannabinoids for treating different health conditions, such as autoimmune disease, inflammation, pain, cancer, memory disorder, over-thinking, concentration, time perception, seizure disorders, psychiatric disorders and substance use disorders, withdrawal, and dependence.

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