Cannabis has been scientifically proven to help alleviate a variety of symptoms and conditions. The amount of scientific evidence on the therapeutic potential of cannabis is significant and with greater investment of research there will be more to learn of the many health benefits of using cannabis as medicine. Cannabis has a profound influence on the human body which is all possible due to the endocannabinoid system in the human body. The endocannabinoid system is responsible for the health and healing of every human and is an important physiological system for establishing and maintaining health.
History of Cannabis
Cannabis (commonly known as marijuana ), has been used across the world for ages and has a long history of human consumption. Cannabis is indigenous to central and south Asia and its use for fabric and rope dates back (thousands of years ago ) to the Neolithic age in China and Japan. The ancient history of cannabis use has been found in a variety of ancient social groups around the world and was incorporated into diverse religious, spiritual and ritualistic practices.
The cultivation of cannabis can be traced back at least 12,000 years ago, which places the plant among humanity’s oldest crops. Cannabis has been a significant role in humanity’s development and is considered an important crop among cultures throughout history and withholds commercial, medicinal and spiritual value. Its modern history is ambivalent since its medical use is deeply influenced and hindered by economic, social and ethical issues that are now being reconsidered all due to recently collected scientific evidence about the effectiveness and safety of cannabinoid based drugs.