Safer Ways To Use Medical Marijuana: CBD Safe For Medication

By Carrie Winters - 03 Mar '17 05:30AM

Scientists are recently trying to find more ways to make medical marijuana to be safe. One of the recent discoveries that have been made is the amazing abilities of cannabinoids.

According to a report, cannabis has 12 terpenes and 80 cannabinoids. Each of these strains has its own distinct effects for medication. Terpenes give the marijuana plant its distinctive odor. CBD is one cannabinoid that also has its own distinct effect when used as a medication.

There are different types of cannabinoids and CBD is one. It has its own value from the plant. CBD is known to be a non-psychotropic cannabinoid. It does not give patients the sense of euphoria that can be experienced with THC.

CBD also can be administered to a patient who is on medical marijuana with high doses without the undesired psychological effects. CBD is known to be a high anti-epileptic, anti-inflammatory and does not make the user nauseous . It also aids sleep, is a muscle relaxant, sedative and anti-proliferative.

A report indicated that although there has been no risk in using marijuana on patients, it is important for scientists to find more ways to administer the drug without harmful effects. The report also noted that medical marijuana has been legalized in most countries.

There is no clear indication yet on how marijuana legalization can affect the usage. However, the legal changes are not likely to lessen the people using marijuana. The studies done recently will find more effective ways in using cannabis on patients and finding ways to make it safe for use.

Meanwhile, medical marijuana has been used for treatment long before it has been revived this time. There need to be more research done as to how often the medication can be administered to patients who are prescribed with medical marijuana.

CBD is the latest cannabinoid that has been used in patients that are prescribed to legally use the drug.

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