Cannabis Extracts for Treating Cancer
Cannabis Extract Medicine and Disease
Learn about the overwhelming evidence of cannabis extracts eliminating cancers and controlling serious diseases in the updated 200-page report (originally was 100!) linked to below. It features extensive analysis of dozens of scientific studies, as well as anecdotal results from patients, doctors, dispensaries, corporations, and caregivers. Large-scale developments are also included. For example, did you know CBD is designated by the FDA as an orphan drug to directly treat glioma, a form of brain cancer? See all that and more in the report!
Cannabis extract medicine, or cannabis oil, is a concentrated formulation of cannabis that is ingested orally. By consuming adequate quantities of the oil over a three to six month period, most diseases can be put into remission or completely controlled. This is possible because cannabis medicine works fundamentally through the endocannabinoid system, the superregulatory system of our bodies that maintains homeostasis in the other systems. While the medicine does not work in all cases, it is remarkably effective. As research continues, ways to enhance efficacy will increase.
You can see the reality of cannabis medicine's effectiveness in all the things that smoking it is good for. It is widely known and observable that people with cancer, chronic pain, inflammatory conditions, and other conditions smoke cannabis with great efficacy. When you think about that, it's pretty crazy that setting something on fire and inhaling the resulting smoke (thus getting the cannabinoids in a low-concentration form through the lungs) works better than many expensive pharmaceuticals.
With cannabis extract oil, there are two primary differences. First, the cannabinoids are much more concentrated than with smoking, so it has a more powerful effect on your system. Second, the oil is ingested, not smoked, meaning it is digested through the system that is meant to absorb nutrients. Essentially, you are feeding your body the pure molecules that enable it to stay balanced. Since all disease is an imbalance of some kind, this medicine is effective against nearly anything. At least, that's what the bulk of science and real experience show.
The prohibition of cannabis medicine is a crime against humanity, and as more human trials are conducted into the efficacy of cannabis extracts, the truth will be revealed.
History of Medical Cannabis
Cannabis is by far not a new medicine. For thousands of years, it has been used by cultures all over the world for a wide variety of applications. Just like cannabis is recommended for dozens of conditions in modern times, it also was throughout history.
The earliest reference to cannabis was in 2900BC by Chinese Emperor Fu Hsi. Over the next several thousand years, cannabis was found to be effective for pain, inflammation, gout, rheumatism, malaria, and even leprosy.
Despite the safety and efficacy of cannabis, it was criminalized in the 20th century due to politically and economically-motivated factors. The American Medical Association spoke out against this criminalization in 1937, but were quickly shot down.
As early as 1213BC, cannabis was used for glaucoma. This condition consists of excess pressure buildup in the eyes, which damages nerves and leads to blindness. The first medical cannabis patient in the United States was Robert Randall, who courageously fought the federal government for access to cannabis, the only medicine that helped reduce his intraocular pressure. While Robert passed away in 2001, his wife Alice O'Leary-Randall continues to fight for medical cannabis. She wrote an extremely touching, interesting, and informative book called Medical Marijuana in America: Memoir of a Pioneer.
The THC Molecule
There are literally hundreds upon hundreds of scientific studies showing that cannabinoids like tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD), as well as whole plant formulations, are effective against nearly any disease you can think of. LetFreedomGrow hosts an incredibly extensive list of peer-reviewed scientific studies and news reports about cannabis medicine. Here are just a few conditions that science has proven cannabinoids are therapeutically active against:
- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
- Chronic pain
- Heart disease
- Multiple sclerosis
In regards to cancer, studies show that phytocannabinoids kill or inhibit virtually all major forms of cancer. As importantly, studies also demonstrate that our own self-made endocannabinoids like anandamide and 2-AG also kill cancer. Both endogenous and exogenous cannabinoids bind to cannabinoid receptors and induce programmed cell death. It is because we already have endocannabinoids protecting against cancer that phytocannabinoid supplementation works so well.
Want to convince people fast that cannabis extracts can fight cancer in humans? The most convincing evidence is below. This will encourage people to look further into this matter.
- FDA approves CBD as orphan drug to treat glioma
- Peer-reviewed study finds cannabis extracts abolish leukemia in human patient
- Doctor reports brain cancer remission with only cannabis oil
- Another doctor reports brain cancer remission with chemotherapy + cannabis oil, with results far more profound than expected with chemotherapy alone
- Israeli doctors are treating skin cancer with cannabis oil according to a Washington Post article
- Cannabis ingestion associated with brain tumor regression in two child patients
And that's all just the start!
Real People's Experiences
The primary importance of the science is it backs up all the real experiences people are having. There are currently three documentaries about curing cancer with cannabis oil. There are dozens of home videos of people using the oil for cancer, Crohn's, diabetic ulcers, burns, rheumatoid arthritis, cyclical vomiting syndrome, cystic fibrosis, and more. While most of these videos are somewhat old, you can view new ones by searching YouTube or Google. Since the end of 2013, the amount of testimonials has dramatically increased. Here is an extensive list of classic videos you can watch:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SEEJSc_krBo (Cystic Fibrosis)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JPm0Jq9bj98 (Cured: A Cannabis Story)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XtcY90UoPAo (Cured Too: A Cannabis Story; various)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rMvMEwpCaOA (Vitamin Cannabis)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ui68B_rjzLk (Skin cancer #1)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4cQrT0sDxyc (Crohn's [Shona Banda])
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V8fIFo2gvOs (Crohn's #1)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LKZBsjQFV-8&NR=1 (Crohn's #2)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0F3mTf1z3Yo (Neck cancer)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qa0nLdVJiIg (Leaf, Lupus and Brain Cancer)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E47L5hlXg7Q (Gout, arthritis, assorted)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DIR6SYPcvu8 (Third-degree burn)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FYYNg3LOCBs (Burn Part 2)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IWrqwZ4G_8Q (Jack Herer diabetes)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BnAGOoxb6zM (Man standing up from wheel chair)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jxis8lqaEGE (Cancer and Lupus Success)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gu5VNQHxKkU (Back pain)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xvw19POCN4g (Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3tVtUf1hTQs (Cyclical Vomiting Syndrome)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6fsiFFfYxvs (Diabetic Ulcer)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5PKh4Lruhs0 (Michael McShane and another woman)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V-uGtEHzZUE (MS, RA, mesothelioma)