It would benefit patients with cancer, epilepsy, Parkinson’s and other serious diseases. But its use is not recent, it dates back thousands of years

The medicinal use of marijuana seeks to reduce symptoms of diseases using fatty extracts of the plant (marijuana oil) or the active ingredients extracted from the leaf and purified. It is proven that it can reduce chronic pain, nausea and vomiting produced by chemotherapies in oncological treatments, migraine, among others. 

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The pot consists of over 100 chemicals, highlighting tetrahydrocannabinol ( THC ) and cannabidiol ( CBD ). The first of these is one that produces physical and psychoactive effects, since it acts on the nervous system. For its part, CBD has anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties.

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Dr. Elmer Huerta announced that thanks to the crossing of plants has achieved two varieties of marijuana with high content of CBD and less presence of THC . These are Charlotte Web in Colorado (United States) and Avidekel, in Israel. 

It would benefit patients with cancer, epilepsy, Parkinson’s and other serious diseases. But its use is not recent, it dates back thousands of years and has been used by many cultures. Its medical use is legal in countries such as Mexico, Chile, Colombia, Austria, Canada, Germany, Italy, Spain and others.