There are no doubts that Cannabis has medicinal features. Cannabis possesses anthelmintic properties, which help in destroying worms and parasites formed in the body. Other than this, Cannabis seeds are recommended to patients suffering from high-blood pressure, glaucoma and Alzheimer’s diseases. Further, Marijuana Seeds can used to cure diseases like asthma, arthritis, depression, insomnia and constipation problems. Cannabis seeds are valuable source of protein and therefore is used for feeding caged- birds.
Marijuana seeds can be bought through various online marijuana banks online which offer good quality seeds for the purpose of home breeding.
Although for centuries, Cannabis has been used for medicinal purposes, however, the use of drug has been in banned in the 21st century. Cannabis is considered as a Class B drug and the possession of it veiled prison or unlimited fine or both. If anyone is found guilty of trading Cannabis, he can be sentenced to prison for more than 14 years along with the unlimited fine.
There are several reasons that prevail over the advantages of Cannabis, and make it illegal and controversial. The main reason is: it is perceived as addictive and gets one “high”. Other than this, Cannabis has historical linkage with narcotics. Today, Cannabis is banned in almost every country.
Cannabis is a mind altering drug which is derived from the Cannabis Plant (Cannabis Sativa). Cannabis is used mainly in three forms: Marijuana, Hashish and Hash Oil, out of which Marijuana is very popular and used often. Marijuana is obtained from dried flowers and leaves of Cannabis plant. The main and active ingredient in Marijuana or Cannabis is THC (delta-9 tetrahydro-cannabinol). This ingredient is the part of plant that gives the “high”.
Marijuana or Cannabis can be grown in many of the tropical and moderate areas of the world and is increasingly cultivated by means of indoor hydroponic technology. Marijuana is commonly called grass, weed, pod and ganja.
Since Cannabis is one of the oldest psychoactive plants known to humans, the medicinal use of the plant is also veiled in many ancient books. The therapeutic potential of hemp has been recognized since ancient times. Today, Cannabis is for many conditions, which include:
- Nausea and Vomiting, Particularly when associated with Chemotherapy.
- In cases of weight loss caused by HIV/AIDS, Cancer or Anorexia Nervosa (Cannabis is an appetite stimulant).
- Pain relief for cancer and arthritis patients.
- Neurological disorders.
Cannabis is also used for substance addition and withdrawal as it has been proved effective in suppressing carvings and other withdrawal symptoms. Other than this, the patients of Schizophrenia and bi-polar disorder have also been treated with Cannabis, with no significant side-effects.
Cannabis is the only plant that yields both a drug and useful fiber and therefore, it has a long history backing thousands of years. Cannabis has been veiled in legends and religion. The earliest mention of the drug has been found in The Vedas which have been complied as early as 2000 to 1400 BC. The Vedas has placed Cannabis among the 5 most sacred plants.
The Romans and Greeks used to cultivate hemp for medical purposes; however, there are proofs that it has also been used as a social lubricant at banquets. Throughout the middle ages and the Elizabethan Era, Cannabis was grown in Europe and Britain, where it was in massive demand with British Navy.
Today, Cannabis occupies the 4th place worldwide among the mind-affecting drugs preceded by Caffeine, Nicotine and Alcohol. The UN has estimated around 250,000,000 users of Cannabis in the world.
Cannabis is a popular drug that is obtained from Indian Hemp Plants like Cannabis Sativa and Cannabis Indica. The common names given to the drug are grass, pot, hash, weed, mull, ganja, cones, smoke and hooch. The main active chemical present in Cannabis is HTC (delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol), which is a mind-altering agent.
Cannabis is used mainly because it acts a depressant drug that slows down the activity of central nervous system and the messages which travel between brain and the body, thereby altering the feelings and moods of the individual. The large doses of Cannabis can result in Hallucinogenic effects.