The healing benefits of “medical marijuana” are far-reaching, widespread, and long-term! Because of the way marijuana impacts the Autonomic Nervous System and how the cannabinoids are so rejuvenating, its potential for health and healing are enormous. And it’s been completely unrealized by Western Medicine for too long.
The top 10 Health Benefits of Smoking Marijuana
The American Association for Cancer Research has found the marijuana actually works to slow down tumor growth in the lungs and brain considerably. Read this story from Underground Health on how marijuana could be a cancer cure…
Cannabis is a muscle relaxant and has “antispasmodic” qualities that have proven to be a very effective treatment for seizures. There are actually countless cases of people suffering from seizures that have only been able to function better through the use of cannabis.
Since medicinal marijuana was legalized in California, doctors have reported that they have been able to treat more than 300,000 cases of migraines that conventional medicine couldn’t through using cannabis.
Marijuana’s treatment of glaucoma has been one of the best documented. There isn’t a single valid study that exists that disproves marijuana’s very powerful and popular effects on glaucoma patients.
5. Tourette’s and OCD
Just like marijuana can treat seizures and multiple sclerosis, marijuana’s effects slow down the tics in those suffering from Tourette’s, and the obsessive neurological symptoms in people with OCD.
6. Multiple Sclerosis
Marijuana’s effects on multiple sclerosis patients became better documented when former talk-show host, Montel Williams began to use pot to treat his MS. Marijuana works to stop the neurological effects and muscle spasms that come from the fatal disease.
7. ADD and ADHD
A well documented USC study done about a year ago showed that cannabis is not only a perfect alternative for Ritalin but treats the disorder without any of the negative side effects of the pharmaceutical.
8. IBS and Crohn’s
Marijuana has shown that it can help with symptoms of the chronic diseases as it stops nausea, abdominal pain, and diarrhea.
Despite what you may have heard about marijuana’s effects on the brain, the Scripps Institute, in 2006, proved that the THC found in cannabis works to prevent Alzheimer’s by blocking the deposits in the brain that cause the disease.
10. Premenstrual Syndrome
Marijuana can help women relieve the pain and alleviate the symptoms associated with PMS. Using marijuana for PMS actually goes all the way back to Queen Victoria. Put that in your pipe and smoke it.