About 400,000 people a year die of preventable medical errors in the US. This is one of the main reasons why people are trying to distance themselves from the medical establishment and pharmaceutical drugs by implementing other natural solutions that work with the body and not against it. One of those solutions, which are provided by nature, is raw cannabis.
Even though today marijuana is considered a drug, the ancient Chinese used it to relieve pain and for its mind-altering effects. It was produced as hemp for rope and fabric. The ancient Romans and Greeks utilized it for the same purpose.
However, marijuana was used in India for its psychoactive properties in religious rituals.
The list of its different use through history is endless.
Based on Marijuana Tax Act from 1937, the use of marijuana was prohibited in the US. But everything has changed quite recently, after many countries legalized marijuana for both recreational and medicinal uses.
Marijuana makes all 210 cell types function more effectively.
According to Dr. Courtney, consumption of raw cannabis has a major impact on your health and raw cannabis is non-psychoactive. The best way to consume it is in the form of raw cannabis juice.
According to the results of a study, essential oil terpenes found in cannabis has powerful effects. It is lipophilic, interact with cell membranes, neuronal and muscle ion channels, neurotransmitter receptors, G-protein coupled (odorant) receptors, second messenger systems and enzymes.
These terpenes are known to fight depression and stress, kill breast cancer cells, some have anti-inflammatory properties and are useful as an effective sleep aid and even as an antibiotic.
There are 200 varieties of terpenes found in cannabis and each has its own application and health benefit.
According to Dr. Courtney, daily dose consists of mixing cannabis leaves and two buds with a small amount of fruit or vegetable juice. It must be noted that cannabis must be juiced in a proper manner in order to avoid heating it up, which releases THC.