Content and Benefits of Marijuana

“A magical plant created by God,” Inang Winarso, Director of the Sativa Nusantara Foundation (LGN) told Tirto.

Host Winarso explained that there was nothing in vain from every part of the marijuana plant, starting from the roots, stems, leaves, flowers, even cannabis seeds can be processed and useful. Cannabis was identified as having 483 different chemical constituents. As many as 66 of them are called cannabinoids, cannabis compounds that play an important role in the quality of cannabis as a drug. You can order the medical of cannabis through licensed producers Canada.

Besides cannabinoids, there is also THC (Delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol) as the most active compound in cannabis psychology. This substance has analgesic or pain relief effects, anti-spasmodic properties or can eliminate convulsions, anti-vibration, anti-inflammatory or can prevent swelling, appetite stimulation and anti-vomiting. THC has been known to reduce tumor growth and reduce the development of atherosclerosis (narrowing of blood vessels caused by excess fat in the arterial wall) in mice.

Other substances contained in marijuana are (E) -BCP (Beta-caryophyllene). This substance is believed to be used as an effective treatment for pain, arthritis (inflammation of the joints), cirrhosis (inflammation and poor functioning of the liver), nausea, osteoarthritis (joint disease), atherosclerosis (a condition in which the arterial wall thickens as a result of excess fat such as cholesterol), and other diseases.

Another substance is Cannabichromene (CBC) which can help create healing properties in marijuana by encouraging the effects of THC. Then there is Cannabidiol (CBD) as a non-psychoactive component of marijuana, the presence of CBD in marijuana can suppress the euphoric effect of THC.

CBD has anti-inflammatory, anti-biotic, anti-depressant, anti-psychotic, anti-oxidant, sedative, immunomodulatory (immune system adjustment) properties, can relieve spasms, inflammation, anxiety, and nausea. To treat chronic diseases, CBD must be synergized with THC.

Another substance in marijuana that can be used in medicine is Cannabigerol (CBG) as the first cannabinoid and biogenetic originator of all cannabis compounds. CBG has a sedative effect and antimicrobial properties and causes drowsiness. CBG can reduce intraocular pressure (fluid pressure in the eye) in glaucoma patients (patients who experience eye disorders where the optic nerve experiences permanent vision damage and can cause blindness if left untreated) and contribute to the antibiotic properties of marijuana.

“Marijuana has medical elements that are easily accepted by the body. The main thing is to be able to repair damaged cells, so that some cancer patients, inflammation, or damaged cells can be rejuvenated, “said Host.