Cannabis Healing: A Guide to the Therapeutic Use of CBD, THC, and Other Cannabinoids

December 8, 2020
Cannabis Healing: A Guide to the Therapeutic Use of CBD, THC, and Other Cannabinoids

Everything you need to know to use cannabinoids safely andeffectively for better health and healing of a wide range ofconditions• Explains the biochemistry of cannabinoids and shows how theyinteract with the human body• Offers a complete discussion of safe use, possible sideeffects, contraindications, and precautions, including duringpregnancy and chemotherapy• Explores the use of CBD to treat seizures, anxiety, musculardisorders, and psychotic states and the use of THC to treatschizophrenia, Alzheimer's, ADHD, Tourette's, Parkinson's,depression, COPD, and chronic pain, among many other physical,neurological, and emotional conditionsIn this authoritative yet practical guide to the healingproperties of cannabis and cannabinoids such as THC and CBD, FranjoGrotenhermen, M.D., explores how to use these substances to treat awide range of physical and emotional conditions.Dr. Grotenhermen first examines the history of marijuana asmedicine, including its important role in U.S. medical practiceduring the 19th century. He explains the biochemistry ofcannabinoids and shows how they interact with the human body,including a look at cannabinoid receptors and how cannabinoidsoccur naturally in the body. The author then draws on his years ofexperience legally treating patients in Germany as well as numerousresearch studies and tests to provide an in-depth guide to the manyhealing applications for cannabis and its derivatives.The therapeutic applications covered include the use of CBD totreat seizures, epilepsy, anxiety, several forms of cancer,muscular disorders, and psychotic states and the use of THC totreat schizophrenia, Alzheimer's, ADHD, Tourette's, Parkinson's,impotence, depression, lupus, COPD, and chronic pain, among manyother physical, neurological, and emotional conditions. The authorexamines the various cannabis-derived medications available, suchas Cannabinol, Dronabinol, and Marinol, and the main methods ofadministering cannabis. He offers a complete discussion of safeuse, possible side effects, contraindications, and precautions(including during pregnancy and chemotherapy), alongside researchdata that confirms cannabis as one of the least toxic substances inexistence.Written by a practicing physician, this guide provideseverything you need to know to use cannabinoids safely andeffectively for health and healing.