There is no lethal dose and limited side effects which makes cannabinoid medicine a very safe natural medicine.
Whole plant extracts contain all the compounds and therapeutic isomers which naturally occur in cannabis, their combination creates an entourage effect, which means better therapeutic results can be obtained by using the whole plant rather than individually extracted cannbinoids or other compounds
Cannabis has been used to treat many health problems including, Asthma, glaucoma, nausea, tumors, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, back pain, muscle spasms, infection, stress, migraines, anorexia, depression, anxiety, rheumatism, arthritis, herpes, cystic fibrosis and cancer.
Cannabis is a topical analgesic and has uses as an antibiotic, sleep and relaxation, increase appetite, reduces saliva and relieves pain.
In the 1970’s studies were done in the US which showed positive potential for cannabis therapies to be developed, however in 1976 the research was banned and the work was handed to private drug companies so they could come up with patentable synthetics.
Omni magazine in 1982, stated that after tens of millions of dollars and nine years of research on medical marijuana synthetics “these drugs companies, are totally unsuccessful” in replicating the effects of natural cannabis.
From 1842 through 1890, extremely strong cannabis extractums and hashish extracts, tinctures and elixirs were routinely the second and third most used medicines in America for humans and veterinary medicine.
Queen Victoria used cannabis resins for her menstrual cramps and PMS and until the 1920’s cannabis extracts were the best thing for pain relief and anxiety.