Buying weed is different from buying other herbal medicines that are out there. awHy? Because most herbal medicines are not strictly regulated by any laws. Can you actually name a herbal medicine other than marijuana that is strictly regulated? The answer for the most part is that versus other drugs, marijuana has psychoactive properties and in severe cases can cause addiction.
But why is it that over the past decade that there has been a growing drive for marijuana to be legalized and there are countries that followed this drive? Simply put, that Marijuana and its related strains are a very potent herbal medicine on what they are known for which will be further discussed below.
The expected use medicinally: As mentioned, marijuana is a potent drug. This Is one of the reasons why it has been continuously studied and there are countries that opened up for its uses even for just medicinal purposes. Below you can find the known benefits of marijuana:
- It’s good for pain management on migraines, fibromyalgia, endometriosis, and arthritis.
- It has anti-inflammatory properties
- For neurological and mental disorders like epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, Tourette syndrome, anxiety, multiple sclerosis, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
The off label use: Marijuana has some good off label use and that has also been one of the reasons why marijuana is highly sought after medically. A few of the off-label uses are found below:
- Relieving of postoperative nausea and vomiting
- Relieving of glaucoma-related eye pressure
- Relieving of muscle spasticity due to multiple sclerosis
- Relieving of fibromyalgia pain
- Relieving of menstrual migraines
- Treatment of obstructive sleep apnea
Too much is dangerous as well: Moderation is still a key when it comes to taking marijuana as a medicine or for recreation. This is because too much of it can also cause unwanted side effects like:
- Depressant-like effects
- Hallucinogenic effects
- Stimulating effects
Not to mention, your tolerance to weed will increase and that can be a reason why you will tend to take more. And the more that you will take, the more that you will be prone to the unwanted side effects that are mentioned above.
Marijuana is one of the popular herbal medicines there is for the reason that it has become popular in both the right way and the wrong way and that is because of the properties that it has. But even if there are still countries that tagged this medicine as illegal, it can’t be denied that there are now more places that have opened up to its use especially for medical uses because of the many benefits that it has like the ones mentioned above. If you want to try it out for yourself, there is a good Ann Arbor Dispensary that you should check out.