Health Benefits of the Top 5 Medical Marijuana Strains for Migraines, Depression and Seizures- Dispensary Products in LA

There are many studies that show that the top 5 medical marijuana strains have lots of different benefits, especially for people who suffer from seizures, migraines and depression. Cannabis sativa has been used by human beings for thousands of years to treat cancer and fight a wide range of diseases and conditions that cause early death.

The chemical structures of effective agents in Sativex ®, THC (top) and CBD (bottom)

The chemical structures of effective agents in Sativex ®, THC (top) and CBD (bottom)
The chemical structures of effective agents in Sativex ®, THC (top) and CBD (bottom) | Source

Extracts from this plant have been examined in a wide range of settings and the research can be easily accessed by individuals who want to know how ganja, as the plant is commonly known, may help them.

BBC Horizon: A Look At Medical Cannabis and Sativex UK

Many excellent strains of medicinal marijuana are grown in the beautiful Caribbean island of Jamaica. In this country, it is known that the herb can benefit health by being used in teas and older persons can also recommend several other ways of releasing the extracts.

Just as with any other medicinal plant, different parts of Cannabis have different uses and people who want to use it for a particular ailment must understand how best to utilize it before they include it in a treatment regime.

Mullaways Medical Cannabis Research Crop

Mullaways Medical Cannabis' medical crop, used for Cannabinoid research and to produce Australia's first natural Cannabis based medicine, Mullaways Cannabinoid Tincture.
Mullaways Medical Cannabis' medical crop, used for Cannabinoid research and to produce Australia's first natural Cannabis based medicine, Mullaways Cannabinoid Tincture. | Source

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The One Eyed Jamaican

The One Eyed Jamaican is a strain that has dark orange hairs and a taste which is similar to the skunk variety. It is often used to help people who are affected by seizures and illnesses which cause seizures and spasticity. Spasticity, or hyperreflexia is a condition in which the muscles always seem to be rigid or stiff.

Cannabis strains such as the One Eyed Jamaican can help people who suffer from the following conditions and illnesses that involve spasticity:

Tara's Law - Prime News, Channel 7 (12th Jan 2014)

News Story run on the 12th Jan 2014 on Channel 7 Prime News (6pm News)... About an Australian mother using a medical-grade cannabis product "Mullaways Cannabinoid Tincture" to treat her daughters severe uncontrolled epilepsy, with what Drs. have called "Miraculous" results

Chocolate Chunk

Like the One Eyed Jamaican, Chocolate Chunk is a strain that helps to relieve muscle tension. The THC that is present in the strains such as the One Eyed Jamaican and Chocolate Chunk has helped to produce more muscle looseness in persons with multiple sclerosis. The effects last as long as three hours when the plant is used. Derivatives of Cannabis have also been shown to reduce muscle tremors in mice.

Tremors Shown in Writing by a Parkinson's disease patient

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The White Widow and Jack Herrer

The White Widow and Jack Herrer both have a strong impact on people who are suffering from chronic pain. The White Widow's name comes from the crystals which give it a whitish appearance. This strain is a hybrid and is helpful for pain management in people with the following illnesses:

  • Lupus
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Multiple sclerosis

The White Widow is quite strong and its pain relief effects are felt almost immediately. Jack Herrer is also a useful alternative for anyone who is suffering and has to be medicated for pain.

Cannabis & Neuropathic Pain, Dr. Abrams, San Francisco School of Medicine

Gas

Gas is a strain of medical marijuana that has a light green color. It has a strong fruity smell and is used to treat nausea. It is also helpful for people who are vomiting due to the effects of chemotherapy. AIDS patients who have difficulty eating or keeping down food have also been helped by this and other medical marijuana strains.

If you are currently on prescription medication for pain or nausea, talk to your doctor about these and other alternatives. These top 5 strains of medical marijuana may be able to help you by complementing the action of prescription drugs that you may be using.

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CyberShelley 2 years ago

Very good article - that child with epilepsy in Australia - really a miracle cure. Obviously always for anything that takes away the pain from those who suffer. Up, interesting and useful


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jtrader 2 years ago Author

Thanks CyberShelley. It is quite an effective plant and was on the US Pharmacopeia for many years.

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