Cannabis is a super plant earning and average of $2.5 million dollars per acre annually while remaining ecofriendly. Cannabis sativa grows in a variety of climates and soils. Differing from other plants, the eco-friendly crop does not deplete the soil’s nutrients. Cannabis long roots prevent soil erosion. Its pest resistant capabilities eliminate the need for toxic chemical insecticides.
Cannabis is also considered to be a super food. It contains all nutrients necessary for sustenance. Cannabis seeds provide all essential proteins, even more than milk, eggs, and meat. They possess more EFA (Omega-3 and Omega-6) than fish. Each seed consists of 35% fiber. Lowered cholesterol, increased immunity, improved organ function, and reduced arthritis inflammation comprise some of Cannabis health benefits.
Cannabis for medical purposes is closing in on being recognized as a super medical compound with over 100 cannabinoids or chemicals the body uses to regulate functions for physical and mental wellbeing. Cannabinoids in the human body are related to THC, or delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, the active ingredient in marijuana that produces the feeling of being high. The cannabinoids in marijuana have been shown to decrease nausea and vomiting, increase appetite, reduce pain, synergize with other pain medications, improve mood, and encourage sleep.
Medical marijuana is an excellent pain killer, and it is prescribed to treat arthritis, multiple sclerosis, fibromyalgia, migraine headaches, peripheral neuropathy, and spinal injuries. Marijuana is known to increase appetite and reduce nausea and vomiting. Hence it can be used to help treat ailments that involve loss of appetite and/or weight loss. Patients suffering from HIV, AIDS, cancer, anorexia, or bulimia may benefit from the use of medical marijuana.
Marijuana has mood-boosting properties. It also helps to promote sleep. Therefore, marijuana can benefit people who suffer from depression, anxiety, stress, and insomnia. There is also evidence to suggest that medical marijuana can help with glaucoma, Alzheimer’s disease, autism, and Crohn’s disease.