Medical benefits of Cannabis
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Studies have shown that CBD may help reduce chronic pain by impacting endocannabinoid receptor activity, reducing inflammation and interacting with neurotransmitters
While most drugs are neurotoxic, THC is considered to be neuroprotectant. Which means that it actually protects brain cells from damage. Jackson Michigan Dispensary 20 past 4
THC activates the “CB1 receptor” in our brains. This stimulation promotes a process known as long-term potentiation which improves the brain’s ability to learn.
Scientists also discovered that like CBD, THC causes brain cells in the hippocampus to grow.
Helps Pain & Nausea
Interestingly, a study in 1995 revealed that oral doses of THC-8, a cannabinoid-like the regular THC but with lower psychotropic effects, were an effective treatment for children suffering from chemotherapy-induced nausea.