Why MEDICAL CANNABIS Is High In Demand – Benefits and Other Uses

Medical cannabis is derived from the cannabis plants more particularly from cannabis sativa and Cannabis Indica. Medical cannabis treats patients to have a sense of superior physical and mental relaxations and pain reductions. They also help in the increase of appetite and better sleep.

Facts of medical cannabis from cannabis sativa & indica:

Both these cannabis plants come from the cannabaceae family. Both are the same or separate is still a debate in the cannabis medicinal world.  The cannabis was first discovered and named in 1785 by a French scientist who named this cannabis plant as Cannabis Indica. Cannabis produces large content of THC or tetrahydrocannabinol which had made them used for medical cannabis products. The two cannabis plants have different characteristics and medical uses.

Cannabis Indica:

This is the most commonly used cannabis plant for medical cannabis. They have a higher yield than any other cannabis plants. These plants are mainly used for their higher CBD or cannabidiol content and low THC content. They also grow fast and their medical strains are used for the following medical functions:

  • Increased mental relaxation
  • Muscle relaxation
  • Decreases nausea
  • Reduced acute pain
  • Increases appetite
  • Used for better sleep
  • Increases the neurotransmitter dopamine which helps in controlling the brain’s pleasure centers.

Cannabis Sativa:

Cannabis sativa plants are supposed to be of opposites qualities of Cannabis Indica. They grow very tall and thin with narrow leaves, whereas cannabis is considered to be an herb variety. They also have a lighter green shade than the strains of Cannabis Indica. The main difference is in cannabis sativa the CBD content is low and THC content is high. The major medical qualities of cannabis sativa include:

  • Antidepressant
  • Anti-anxiety
  • Treats chronic pain
  • Increases focus and creativity
  • Increases serotonin a neurotransmitter involved in the regulation of learning, mood control, sleep, anxiety, and appetite.
  • It is only used in the daytime

The combination could be many but it is well used by Zenabis to treat many illnesses with various combinations of both the plant.