Epilepsy affects many people in South Africa. How does cannabis oil treat epilepsy? Epilepsy is a neurological condition resulting in seizures which can recur on a frequent basis. Cannabis oil heals mental conditions with its calming cannabinoids.
Epilepsy can affect people in varying degrees of severity. Some patients, however, suffer from uncontrollable seizures. Epilepsy is a condition that can cause life-long suffering. It seriously affects one’s ability to lead a normal life. But with the correct treatment, there is hope. One of the best treatments available is cannabis oil. Cannabis Therapy shares our knowledge with you, our loyal reader.
Cannabis Oil Treats Epilepsy
People have used cannabis oil as an epilepsy treatment for thousands of years. Evidence dates back centuries to ancient societies such as China, India, Rome and Africa. It reveals that cannabis was frequently used to treat a wide variety of illnesses. One of these was Epileptic seizures. So states an article in the Pharmaceutical Journal:
Although cannabis was used as treatment for epilepsy in Victorian times and even earlier, the practice declined as other medicines were discovered and the plant was deemed illegal. Interest revived in the 1990s with the discovery of an endogenous cannabinoid system in the brain, which consists of two receptors, cannabinoid receptor 1 (CB1) and CB2, and two endogenous ligands, 2-arachidonoylglycerol (2-AG) and anandamide. The most abundant components of cannabis are cannabinoids, a family of compounds that share chemical structures unique to the plant. Of these, three cannabinoids bind to CB receptors, including THC and CBD. Years of preclinical work in rodent models of seizure uncovered anticonvulsant powers of CBD…
Cannabis oil is extracted from the cannabis plant, Cannabis oil infused with cannabinoids like cannabidiol (CBD) or tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) are extremely beneficial in treating pain, inflammation, anxiety, nausea and vomiting, appetite issues and muscle spasms. THC is psychoactive and CBD is anti-psychotic, but a blend of more CBD to less THC is non-psychoactive and a very useful medication. Medical grade cannabis oil can be taken in the form of capsules, tinctures, oils, suppositories, dermal patches, oral sprays, vaporising oils and edibles.
CBD is a natural anti-convulsant and muscle relaxant.Seizures are by far the most severe symptom of epilepsy. Cannabis Therapy has seen numerous Epilepsy sufferers improve with the use of cannabis oil. Cannabis oil is a healthy, non-conventional alternative to prescribed medication usually available. CBD exhibits little to no side effects. It gives the patient almost instant results. Many of our patients are seizure-free since starting our anti-Epilepsy protocol. And this treatment is affordable.
If you know anyone who is Epileptic and would like to find out more about using our cannabis oil, please do not hesitate to contact one of our friendly staff today. We are here to offer advice and recommendations based on our experience and patients’ testimonials.