Can we give humans low doses of THC to see if there is cognitive improvement? The German government is funding lead researcher Andreas Zimmer from the Bonn mouse study to do just that with aging individuals that show early signs of dementia.
Cannabis (medical marijuana) is an ancient herb, with its healing effects recorded over 5,000 years ago. Over 93% of its chemical compounds have no psychotropic effect. Cannabis is simply an herb, not a drug. Herbs are gentle, natural compounds that prompt your body’s own healing processes to address the illness, condition or “dis-ease” you are experiencing.
With herbal medicine, more than any other health care treatment, the patient needs to be in charge of her dose. The rule of dosing all herbal medicine, cannabis included, is that it is individuated. One person’s dose may not work for the next person, even if they are both treating the same condition.
Micro-dosing is critical. Most patients do not want to experience psychoactivity. That “high” feeling usually keeps people awake. THC is a great relaxation herb in low doses. But the rule should be “go low, go slow” with all THC-dominant medicines.
Cannabis and cancer research is what you will see in this book ! Medical marijuana is chemotherapy, natural style, for all cancer patients.
As far as other neurological issues are concerned, there has even been a study suggesting that CBD may prove effective in the management of dyskinesia associated with Parkinson’s disease.
Cannabinoids are unique, organic compounds in the cannabis plant that have been found to have therapeutic properties.
... may be promising as a cancer-fighting agent against some of the most aggressive forms of the disease.