Cannabis Use and Interaction in your body and Mind7902980

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Cannabis is a term that refers to marijuana, hashish and other drugs created from the same plant. All types of cannabis are mind altering, psychoactive drugs; they all contain THC delta 9 tetrahydrocannabinol, the main active chemical in cannabis.


Mechanism of action and neurotransmitter, although there was a lot of evidence, that cannabinoids worked at receptor site, yet what receptor sites they worked never been identified. Also cannabinoids had many effects that resembles general anesthetics, cannabinoids were highly lipid soluble modify the fluidity of membrane CB1 canabinoid receptors are concentrated primarily in the cortex, hippocampus, cerebellum, and basal ganglia but occur also in the hypothalamus, brain stem, and spinal cord. CB2 receptors are found inside the spleen and the disease fighting capability. These receptors are structurally different from those based in the brain, and so they seem to be associated with the effects of cannabinoids on immune functions. THC receptors, that you can get in the brain tissue, lead to the discovery of the naturally occurring brain cannabinoid, anandamide.

The cannabinoids are distributed to all areas of the body because they are high lipid solubility. THC goes through lungs, the kidney, and liver. Only 1% enters your brain.

The metabolism is very slow the consequence lasts only several hours yet it is still in the body. The liver metabolizes it and kidney gets rid off it.

Medical Marijuana has been used for healing for centuries. In ancient China, India, the guts East as well as America the herb have been identified as having medicinal properties. Even just in more modern times Queen Victoria and her personal physician did some groundbreaking work to the medical application of Cannabis.