When it comes to the use of cannabis, most people immediately think of “blowing a joint.” However, it is less known about its use in medicine and industry. In the fashion industry, this plant has been in use for centuries, because it is made of fabric that is not cluttered and does not absorb sweat, so it was very pleasant to wear.

About medical reasons for the use of this plant, lately, it is most commonly referred to when talking about the treatment of cancer. If you want to know more about medical marijuana and how to buy it, we recommend you to read the Green Society Review. Research has proven that it is preventive in the fight against breast cancer, colon and prostate cancer. It also alleviates the effects of chemotherapy on those who receive it.

What is marijuana?

medical marijuanaMarijuana is one of the most commonly consumed drugs both in the world and in our country. It is a green, brown or gray mixture of finely chopped dry parts (flower, leaf, stems, seeds) of Indian cannabis called Cannabis sativa. It has a characteristic strong and sweet smell.

Marijuana is obtained by processing leaves and flowers (drying and grinding) of Cannabis sativa, Cannabis indica, and Cannabis ruderalis. Cannabis is a one-year-old plant in the shape of a bush, one to two meters high.

It is used for smoking, eating and drinking tea. The first way is most common when the marijuana blends with tobacco and smokes like a cigarette (joint).

Use of marijuana for medical purposes

There is a debate in the public about the medical use of marijuana. In the 1970s, marijuana was proclaimed in the USA as a controlled substance. This means that drugs, prepared for smoking, are not used in medicine. In order to consider the possibility of medical application, it is important to distinguish between marijuana, pure THC and other specific chemicals derived from cannabis.

Marijuana contains hundreds of chemicals, some of which are hazardous to health. THC, produced in the form of a tablet, can be used to prevent nausea and vomiting that occurs in the treatment of certain types of cancers and is available via a prescription. Another chemical linked to THC-nabilone is also approved by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) for the prevention of nausea in cancer patients.

THC tablets are used to open the appetite to patients suffering from AIDS in order to increase their body weight. There is also different oils and other ways of consuming it for medical purposes.

Why is medical marijuana so important?

Some of its beneficial effects, which primarily relate to its main component, which is abbreviated as THC, include treatment and prevention of glaucoma, control of seizures, slowing down the progression of Alzheimer’s disease, and pain relief in patients with multiple sclerosis. Marijuana also has a beneficial effect on digestion, prevents inflammation of the intestine and the accumulation of toxic substances in the body. It generally improves immunity and increases energy.