10 Amazing Uses for Cannabis Oil
Cannabis Therapy is looking at 10 amazing uses for cannabis oil, to boost your health. There are hundreds of uses for cannabis oil as the amazing cannabis plant contains many different phytocannabinoids (chemical compounds) known to cure many illnesses. Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is the main cannabinoid (known for its psychoactive high) while other compounds also assist people to stay healthy: cannnabidiol (CBD), cannabinol (CBN), tetrahydrocannabinol acid (THCA) and others. Many of these carbon compounds can heal pain, inflammation, insomnia and depression without creating a high. People have been using cannabis oil for thousands of years to treat all kinds of diseases and ailments.
See These 10 Amazing Uses for Cannabis Oil:
- Heart health: cannabis oil contains many antioxidants which can boost the state of your heart, preventing strokes, heart attacks and atherosclerosis. In studies, cannabinoids helped veins to relax and dliate to improve circulation and allow blood pressure to decrease.
- Anxiety and stress: cannabis oil is known to relax the active mind and trigger pleasure hormones which immediately lowers stress levels and allows the user to feel calmer and more patient and healthier. Cannabis oil can assist with insomnia which is a side effect of anxiety and it can relieve post traumatic stress disorder too. The cannabinoids actually work in the hippocamapus area of the brain by lessening stress receptors here which cause people to have specific emotional reactions.
- Pain: cannabis is a known pain reliever and has been used for centuries as an analgesic drug. It is a wonderful anti-inflammatory medicine because it changes the way pain signals get to the brain. CBD clings to receptors in the brain and immune system to alleviate pain and inflammation and the way the brain deals with these effects. Take cannabis oil three times a day for arthritis, chronic pain and muscular aches. Cannabis creams can also be used to relieve any pain in joints and skin.
- Obesity and Anorexia: people with eating disorders can use cannabis oil to stimulate or hinder their appetites. Cannabis oil can assist anorexics because it activates their appetite and hunger for food by helping release the right hormones. It can also activate hormones that stop people eating so much and assists with obesity in this case. Doctors need to manipulate the cannabinoids to stimulate the right hormones for each eating disorder and allow better weight control.
- Eye Health: cannabis oil can be used to decrease the amount of intraocular pressure in the eye (IOP). Patients with glaucoma can take cannabis oil every few hours to relieve the pressure in their eyes. Glaucoma affects the optic nerve and can result in blindness if not treated properly. More research is needed into how cannabis oil can be better used to treat eye disorders and maintain general eye health.
- Cancer: so much has been written about the benefits of cannabis oil to treat cancer. While this is true, most studies have taken place in a petri dish in a lab or on animals so more research is needed on humans to prove that cannabis oil can in fact cure cancer. But what scientists have found is that cannabis oil can stimulate cancer cells to commit suicide (apoptosis); stop the cancer cells dividing; stop new blood vessels forming and then forming tumours; halting the spread of cancer tumours in the body. CBD and THC also reduce the terrible side effects of chemotherapy and can be used in conjunction with these medications.
- Seizures (fits): it all goes back to cannabis oil being a sedative and a pain reliever and an anti-inflammatory. There are many stories about people who have seizures really benefittiing from cannabis oil as it decreases the amount and intensity of the seizures. it promotes calmness and treats the brain in such a way as to relieve the side effects too. More research is needed, however, before real proof is evident.
- Neural Diseases (Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and Bipolar): cannabis oil can work on the brain to help ease the effects of these diseases – the depression, the lack of sleep, the lack of appetite and the feelings of being confused. It should be taken regularly for better results and please contact your doctor if you want to start cannabis oil treatment. Used CBD and not THC as this can create anxiety and is a psychoactive compound.
- Asthma: Chinese and Indian medicine used cannabis for years, thousands of years ago, to treat asthma thanks to its anti-inflammatory qualities. It also relieves pain and can dilate the bronchial tubes to promote better flow of oxygen. The signs are all there and people with asthma are raving about cannabis oil treatments.
- Skin Protection: Apply topical cannabis cream or balm to your skin for relief from pain, inflammation, joint and muscular aches. This fast-acting way or taking cannabis oil really works and is known to also treat eczema, psoriasis, sunburn and more.
There is so much to say about cannabis oil and your health. We can tell you about many more amazing uses for cannabis oil so take a look around our website or contact us for more information.