These evidence-based botanical medicines proven to induce or maintain remission in the debilitating inflammatory bowel disease known as Crohn’s offer hope to those resigned to a fate of life-altering immunosuppressive drugs or surgery.
Could the active ingredient in marijuana, responsible for its characteristic "high," help turn the tide against the accelerating Alzheimer's epidemic? A remarkable study published in the journal Molecular Pharmacology in 2006, found that this long vilified plant may contain a compound with not one, but two therapeutic properties ideal for addressing both the surface symptom (memory problems) and root cause (brain plaque) of Alzheimer’s disease.
When drugs fail, and surgery is the only remaining option on the horizon, smoking cannabis may provide an effective and safe natural alternative for the debilitating inflammatory bowel disease known as Crohn's disease.
Scientific studies support the use of marijuana to address symptoms of PTSD, including anxiety, depression, flashbacks, nightmares, psychosis, and pain.
A promising new study finds that the medical application of this controversial but increasingly decriminalized plant may extend to helping HIV patients.
Although cannabis was a medicinal plant for thousands of years, its medical use was suppressed and banned throughout most of the 20th century