Some Things To Know About Hemp And Marijuana

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Some Things To Know About Hemp And Marijuana

Everyone gets confused if hemp and marijuana are the same. Others asked if it was good for their health. What are the uses, benefits, and side effects of using it? So many questions in our minds need an answer, and we need to know. Here are some things to know about hemp and marijuana.

Both Hemp and Marijuana derive from Cannabis Sativa Family. They have both similarities and differences. Hemp is a strain of cannabis plants grown for agricultural products such as textiles, seeds, and oils. It can grow as high as 20ft. with leaves bunched near the top of the stem. Requires little care. No psychoactive properties. Marijuana is known for its flowering tops of the plant with more leaves and buds surrounding the plant’s body. It contains 15-20% of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). It has psychoactive side effects. Grow in an isolated, warm, humid area to maximize psychoactive use.

Hemp is not a DRUG! There are a lot of uses for hemp, with over 50,000 services. Hemp seeds use for cooking oil, flour, fuel, beer, paint, butter, and more. The roots can be used as medicine. It can also be turned into milk similar to soy milk. There are vitamins, minerals, and nutrients found in hemp seeds. Hemp oil is rich in vitamin E, which helps help your immune system function. It also acts as an antioxidant that reduces cell damage in the body. It also reduces the risk of heart disease. It is rich in omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, decreasing cholesterol and blood pressure. Hemp seed oil help relieve unpleasant symptoms like bloating, irritability, and depression. It improves digestion and has an insoluble fiber that helps add bulk to your stool. It also prevents the number of common conditions such as ulcers and hemorrhoids that are common illnesses nowadays. If you are on a diet, add hemp seeds to your daily food to get more protein.

These are some uses of hemp; there are more. You can search it on the internet for additional pieces of information.

Marijuana is a pharmacological production. People may think marijuana has no benefits for our bodies, but it has incredible medical benefits. However, we cannot deny the fact that it has a side effect of using it. Let’s talk first about the help we can get from it.

It helps cure chronic pain, cancer, alcoholism and drug addiction, depression, social anxiety, epilepsy, and more. It treats migraines. It prevents Alzheimer’s by blocking the deposits in the brain that cause the disease. It slows tumor growth in the lungs, breasts, and brain. Relieves symptoms of chronic diseases like nausea. It treats glaucoma and reduces eye pressure. It prevents seizures cause marijuana is a muscle relaxant and contains “antispasmodic.” It helps those with ADHD. Treats multiple sclerosis by protecting nerves from damage. For those who have arthritis, it helps with joint pain and inflammation. For those who have a sleep problem, it increases their ability to sleep. For asthma patients, it dilates the airways. The good news for cancer patients, it slows down the growth of cancerous cells. Studies have shown that marijuana is very effective in slowing cancerous cell growth. It can even stop the growth of tumors if taken at the correct dose.

But of course, there are also adverse weed side effects of marijuana use.

Brain development issues in young users. Smoking or ingesting marijuana can have negative implications on the brain development because the brains of young ones are not fully developed. It causes irregularities in the prefrontal cortex, an area of the brain involved in decision-making. Another side effect is depression as a way to cope with the symptoms of using marijuana. It helps initially but over time, depression returns, and it becomes worse than before a person started using it. Some side effects are memory function problems, lung damage, marijuana use addiction, and many more.

As of January 2022, 20 states have legalized the sale of recreational marijuana, according to US news.

Every person discovers and uses marijuana differently, at different ages, and with tolerance levels. Meaning every individual is likely to have different body reactions on taking marijuana. For the above information, we hope that we are already knowledgeable and enlightened about the good and bad side effects of using hemp, particularly the side effects of marijuana.

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