Cannabis Use and Interaction in your body and Mind7293650

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Cannabis can be a term that refers to marijuana, hashish as well as other drugs produced from the same plant. All forms of cannabis are mind altering, psychoactive drugs; all of them contain THC delta 9 tetrahydrocannabinol, the main active chemical in cannabis.


Mechanism of action and neurotransmitter, nevertheless, there was plenty 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 and 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 in the spleen and the immune system. These receptors are structurally distinctive from those found in the brain, plus they seem to be from the effects of cannabinoids on immune functions. THC receptors, which exist in the brain tissue, resulted in discovery of the naturally occurring brain cannabinoid, anandamide.

The cannabinoids are provided to all areas with the body because they are high lipid solubility. THC undergoes lungs, the kidney, and liver. Only 1% enters the brain.

The metabolism is extremely slow the effect 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 utilized for healing for hundreds of years. In ancient China, India, the guts East and also America the herb had been identified as having medicinal properties. During more modern times Queen Victoria and her personal physician did some groundbreaking work into the medical using Cannabis.