As the use of medical marijuana increases in Florida, patients are learning that the cannabis plant is a complex and ancient natural remedy. Often, patients are prescribed opioids and other pharmaceutical medications. Cannabis can alleviate the side-effects from those medications.
From PTSD to cancer to insomnia, medical marijuana is an effective method of improving one’s mental and physical health and improving health-related symptoms. Mounting research supports the notion of the efficacy of the entire cannabis plant when treating numerous conditions.
There is archeological evidence that proves that humans have used cannabis for at least 10,000 years; recorded history, for at least 5,000 years. Cannabis has been a source of food, fuel, paper, and building materials, a textile fiber, and a folk medicine remedy for thousands of years.
Cannabis and its terpenes synchronize their chemical effects by working concurrently. There are over 140 confirmed (although scientists believe there are potentially tens of thousands of terpenes yet to be classified). Terpenes within the plant world, and each plant variety produces a unique effect. Because of Terpenes, each cannabis strain possesses a distinct taste and scent.
The cannabis plant emits odors that actually help to distinguish the variety and strain. The beneficial parts of the Cannabis plant go beyond THC and CBD