The Most Popular Varieties of Medical Cannabis: Infographics
According to recent research, the potential of medical cannabis is increasingly being revealed in the treatment of a growing list of various diseases. Among them are diseases of the stomach and intestines, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, epilepsy, glaucoma, anxiety disorders, depression. Also, cannabis has established itself as an effective tool for palliative therapy for cancer or other incurable diseases.
Hemp contains over 85 cannabinoids – active ingredients, but the most famous of them are THC and CBD. THC is a psychoactive component, which is why cannabis as a plant is considered a drug. However, in certain doses and in the right proportions with other cannabinoids, it has a healing effect.
In the infographic below, you will find the most popular varieties of medical cannabis and the symptoms they are prescribed for.
Despite doctors say that the side effects of cannabis are minor, sometimes they still occur. Nearly all varieties can cause dry mouth, red eyes, dizziness, and paranoid conditions.
Drugs that contain more THC than CBD can lead to anxiety. Medications that are dominated by CBD are sedative but can cause mood swings.
More about the potential of using medications based on therapeutic cannabis will be discussed on May 13 at Medical Cannabis Kyiv Conference.