10 Medical Uses for Marijuana';
1. May kill Cancer Cells
The active ingredient in marijuana, called Cannabinoid may inhibit tumor growth by causing cell death and blocking cell growth. Many laboratory studies have been conducted on animals and humans.
2. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
For a Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder patient who continues to need some of the traditional medications, some of the negative side-effects such as nausea can be relieved by adding medical marijuana to the medication regime. Cannabidiol, or CBD, is one of the major components of medical marijuana. Clinical studies have shown that CBD contains chemical properties that have been shown not only to reduce anxiety by also to alleviate nausea.
3. Good for Seizures
Marijuana is a muscle relaxant and has "antispasmodic" qualities that have been very effective for treating seizures. Many patients have reported that marijuana combined with a small amount of prescription medicine keeps their seizures under control.