29 Dec 3 Varieties of Medical Cannabis That You Need to Know About!
Cannabis was frequently utilized for therapeutic purposes in the past. China, where Cannabis has been grown for centuries as a fiber, food, and medicine, contains the earliest accounts of its therapeutic usage. It eventually spread to Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. It wasn’t until the 20th century did the plant begin to garner scientific attention in the West.
However, most nations declared it illegal to cultivate, sell, and consume Cannabis in the 20th century. Thanks to fresh and scientifically supported evidence of its potential therapeutic benefit, demand for its decriminalization and legalization for medicinal applications has recently been revived. We’ll examine a few of the cannabis strains used for therapeutic purposes in this post.
Types of Medicinal Cannabis:
Cannabis from a medical cannabis clinic can come in either a synthetic (artificial) cannabis product or an extract of the Cannabis sativa plant. Cannabis extracts from oils, tinctures, and other liquids are used in pharmaceutical formulations. Both synthetic and organic extract products can alleviate symptoms without causing any negative psychological impacts or effects of THC.
The following is a list of several types of medical Cannabis:
The active ingredient in Nabiximols is a standardized extract of Cannabis with almost equivalent proportions of THC and CBD. There are merely a few brands of medicinal Cannabis currently on the market.
A capsule containing dronabinol, a synthetic version of THC, is intended to be consumed orally. When taking cancer medications, nausea and vomiting are a possibility and can be prevented or treated with dronabinol. It is only used after other nausea, and vomiting medications have failed. An individual with AIDS is also given this medication to stimulate their appetite.
Nabilone is a synthetic cannabinoid that has effects that are comparable to those of THC. It comes in the form of a capsule that has to be ingested. Cannabis plant products that have been subject to regulation and standardization are also suitable for usage as medical Cannabis.
Medicinal Cannabis Products That Are Permitted:
Cannabidiol content is compared to the overall cannabinoid contents of the medicine, and different types of medicinal cannabis products have been categorized based on the ratio of cannabidiol to cannabinoid content. The sponsors of products are responsible for deciding which category each product falls into based on the number of active substances listed on the product’s packaging. The following is a list of some of the products that are permitted.
- Tablets, Capsules, Tinctures
- Topical Formulations Such as Gels, Oils, And Creams
- Liquids, Or Oils of Various Types