Smoking pot has become less controversial than ever. Recent studies have demonstrated the strong reasons to legalize the medical uses of marijuana.
Is marijuana good or bad? What is the value in it? According to studies, people have used marijuana, to treat their ailments for at least 3,000 years. Cannabis has various forms and the health benefits of the plant are diverse too. Cannabis contains CBD, which makes brain function better and THC, which helps relieve pain.
Here are the 10 benefits you should know about cannabis:
- Relief of chronic pain
The chemical compound in cannabis: cannabinoids, provide relief of chronic pain.
- Treats depression and anxiety
Evidence shows that use of marijuana can treat symptoms of mental illness including depression and stress disorder.
- Fight cancer
Cannabinoids help to alleviate nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy.
- Prevent diabetes
Research shows that cannabis is able to stabilize blood sugar and improve blood circulation.
- Regulate seizures
CBD found in cannabis is able to treat some types of epilepsy.
- Improves lung capacity
Studies found that cannabis is able to increase the capacity of lungs rather than cause harm to it.
- Autism treatment
Cannabis can help calm users down and control their mood.
- Slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease
Studies found that THC in marijuana slows the formation of amyloid plaques that cause brain inflammation.
- Mend bones
CBD helps strengthen bones and heal broken bones.
- Eases the pain of sclerosis
Cannabis can reduce the pain caused by nerves and muscle contractions.