The major cannabinoids from the cannabis plant that are of medical interest are THC and CBD.
THC can boost hunger and also decrease nausea or vomiting. THC may likewise lower discomfort, swelling (swelling and also inflammation), as well as muscle control issues.
Unlike THC, CBD is a cannabinoid that doesn’t make individuals “high.” These medications aren’t popular for recreational usage due to the fact that they aren’t intoxicating. It may serve in decreasing pain as well as swelling, controlling epileptic seizures, as well as possibly also treating mental disorder as well as dependencies.
The FDA accepted a CBD-based fluid medication called Epidiolex ® for the therapy of 2 forms of serious childhood epilepsy, Dravet disorder as well as Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.
Research, including some bbacked by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), are continuing to discover the possible uses of THC, CBD, and also other cannabinoids for clinical treatment.
Recent animal studies have revealed that marijuana extracts may help kill specific cancer cells and also shrink tumors.