Incidences of Cancer also known as malignancy has grown multiple times in the past centuries. The changing life style, environmental changes, pollution etc have been told to be affecting people and creating various health hazards. Along with the advancement of science and research, effective treatment of cancer has also evolved. However, in some cases depending on the stage of cancer progression, it could be very difficult to treat the victims. In this article we shall discuss how Marijuana and CBD oil can be beneficial in treatment of Cancer.
Marijuana and Cancer
The dried leaves and buds of varieties of Cannabis Sativa plant is known as Marijuana. The plant mostly grows in the tropical weather around the world. It can also be cultivated commercially. People around the world call it by various names such as weed, pot, hemp, grass, ganja, hash and several other names.
For many centuries, humans have identified the benefits of this plans and used it as herbal remedies for various illnesses and diseases. The biologically active component of Marijuana has caught the attention of the scientists over past decades. The biologically active component is also called Cannabinoids. Chemically THC is delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol.
How Marijuana can help in cancer treatment ?
According to the American Cancer society, Marijuana or the products from the Cannabis plant can be used to treat symptoms of Cancer o the side effects of cancer treatment such as Nausea.
Studies also show that inhaled marijuana can help in treating neuropathic pain.
Smoked marijuana can be helpful in treating improving food intake in HIV patients.
It is also found in studies that, people who consume marijuana extracts as part of clinical trials, show the tendency to opt less for pain medication.
In controlled conditions Cannabinoids seem to slow down the growth and control the cancerous cells.
Though several studies show that CBD oil is beneficial in treatment of cancer and its symptoms, avoiding main stream medicine to depend on CBD can cause serious health hazards. It is also advised that when consumed as an adjunct method of treatment of symptoms, the expert healthcare professionals who are conducting cancer management must be consulted.