Cannabis plant is being considered as a miracle herb, but only 6% of cannabis studies research its medicinal use. Many countires have legalized the use of cannabis for medical and recreational purposes. The use of marijuana for recreational use is still debatable but medical marijuana can be used for many health conditions. Here are some of the health benefits of cannabis.
- 1. Diabetes Treatment
Cannabis helps control and prevents diabetes. According to research work, there is a correlation between marijuana and Type 2 diabetes, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) found in may help regulate insulin in the body. The study also found that the fasting insulin levels in those who used marijuana were 16% lower, the insulin resistance levels were 17% lower in the marijuana users.
- 2. Glaucoma Treatment
Glaucoma is an eye disease that increases pressure in the eyes. Research study shows cannabis lowers the pressure in the eyeballs. The herb can be used for the prevention and treatment of glaucoma.
- 3. Depression Treatment
According to some studies, cannabis can help in the treatment of depression. Researchers have found that marijuana smokers have less depressive symptoms as compared to the non-users. Compounds found in cannabis can ease depression d stabilize moods.
- 4. ADHD Treatment
According to USC and SUNY Albany researchers, cannabis may ease ADHD symptoms and anxiety, as it is more effective than medications like Adderall or Ritalin. The herb can also improve the user’s mood and acts as a sedative.