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Marijuana The Wonder Healing Medicine – from a South african Point of view.

Marijuana is the greek word for “hemp”, where words “canvas” is derived, after the plants fibrousness. A genus having a solitary varieties of tall crude yearly, located in most wet dirts, particularly as a weed of nitrogen-rich soils near human habitation.

In Victorian horticulture handbooks it is detailed as a classy “dot-plant” for summer borders. The Scythians, who lived north of the Black Sea 3000 years ago, produced envigorating vapours by throwing cannabis on to hot stones. Marijuana has actually been grown in Asia and the Middle East for over 4000 years, both as a fibre plant and also as a drug. Therapeutic uses were defined in Indian clinical messages prior to the fifth century BC. Today its possession as well as use are prohibited, or subject to rigorous controls, in many Western countries as well as Australia as well as New Zealand, yet lawful and also socially acceptable in several parts of Asia as well as the Center East, where the dried plant or material is generally smoked or eaten. The different common names for marijuana describe certain preparations: haseesh – resin from the women plant, generally smoked in water pipes; bhang – dried out plant combined into water, fruits or sweet; charas – resin smoked or eaten with flavors; ganja – dried tops of the female plant.

European herbals of the 16th century consist of the plant, which John Gerard called “Indian dreamer”. Marijuana was noted in the pharmacopoeias of numerous countries, consisting of the USA, until its restriction in 1930. It includes greater than 60 sort of cannabinoids, consisting of delta 9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), which is largely responsible for the psychoactive impacts. Modern research study confirms that cannabis works for a huge range of medical therapies, its prohibited status has subdued healing usage i the West. Marijuana is still mostly utilized in conventional chinese medicine.


Farming, harvesting, and also processing of marijuana plants undergo legal constraints in several nations. Accepted ranges lots of be grown for its fiber (hemp). cannabis sativa is a strong-smelling, variable annual with long taproot, erect branched stems as well as palmate leaves. Panicles of little eco-friendly blossoms appear in summer, man as well as female on different plants.

Components used: Entire plant, oil blooming tops and also seeds.

Characteristic: Subsp. indica has analgesic, anti-emetic, anti-inflammatory, as well as sedative homes; it is likewise a laxative as well as hypotensive.

Medical uses: Inside for nausea or vomiting and throwing up connected with cancer radiation treatment, to reduce eye stress in glaucoma, convenience muscular rigidity as well as shakes in multiple sclerosis, and assist AIDS people put on weight (subsp. indica). Externally for corns, sores, as well as varicose ulcers. Seeds (huo ma ren) used in traditional Chinese medication to treat irregularity triggered by debility or liquid deficiency.

Culinary uses: Seeds are active ingredient in entire food cuisine as well as beers, as well as utilized as a spice in Japanese food, significantly in the flavor mixture shichimi. Seed oil is made use of for culinary purposes. dried out natural herb is an active ingredient of Moroccan sweet (majoun) as well as is essential as a flavoring in Ital (rastafarian) cooking.

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