So let me begin with the active chemicals found in Cannabis commonly know as Marijuana.
Diseases and Conditions in which Marijuana is used medicinally
1a Tetrahydrocannabinoid (THC) Marijuana’s main Psychoactive ( Mind- altering) chemical. (which is what is makes you feel “high” and the reason why its used more recreationally )
2a. Cannabinoid (CBD) is the a non- psychoactive component of marijuana and this is the component that has a wide range of therapeutic benefits.
Even our own body produces its own cannabinoid chemicals called Endocannabinoids
She suffered from severe anxiety and acid reflux which caused her a lot nausea, vomiting and a loss of appetite. After suffering from these conditions for nearly five years and countless doctors not being able to help her alleviate her symptoms only making them worse with prescription pills. The opportunity came from a a friend of hers to receive her own medical marijuana that he himself had been using to help his symptoms of lymphatic cancer , receiving it illegally his family took the chance because they heard of the benefits of medicinal marijuana.