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Marijuana Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
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Botanical Name
Cannabis Sativa, Cannabis Indica
Hindi Name
Chinese Name
Huo Ma Ren
Homeopathic Name
Cannabis Sativa, Cannabis Indica   -   Mother Tincture

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Parts Used

Leaves, Flowers, Fruit Tops, Bark, Resin, Seeds

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Marijuana

Cannabis affects the thinking and decision making ability. It may be sedative too. Avoid driving or operating heavy machinery when taking Cannabis.
Avoid in case, suffering from Diarrhea.
Excess intake may cause Leucorrhoea or Spermatorrhea.
It may produce symptoms like:
Dried Mouth
Memory Problem
Problem in Speech
Muscular Weakness
Movement Disorder
Increases Heartbeat
Low BP while standing
Dizziness : Immediately lie down

The excessive use may cause Cancer.
Person may not consume at evening, as it may cause Sleeplessness.
Use under expert supervision only.
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Marijuana is a plant.
It is called Bhaang in India.
It belongs to the Cannabaceae family.
It is perennial and grows in a temperate climate.

Different varieties of Marijuana
The three main varieties of Marijuana are, Cannabis Sativa, Cannabis Indica and Cannabis Ruderalis . These varieties have different chemical compositions and consequently have different effect on the body and or the brain.

Cannabis Sativa
Cannabis Sativa is the most common and the oldest varieties of Marijuana.
It's plant is thin and may grow up to 6.5-19.6 feet (2-6 meters).
The leaves are thin, long and light green in color.
Sativa is relatively slow to flower.
It grows in Colombia, Mexico, Thailand, Southern India, Nigeria, Jamaica and Southeast Asia.

Cannabis sativa strain provides an energetic, uplifting, and cerebral high effect best suited for daytime smoking.

It is useful to treat Diabetic Neuropathy.
It is useful in up-lifting and cerebral thoughts.
It imparts a feeling of well-being and at-ease.
It has a stimulating and energizing effect on the body.
It fights Depression.
It also fights Anxiety.
It increases focus and creativity.

Cannabis sativa has been found to lower raised blood pressure and bring it to normal levels with regular use. Thus, caution is suggested in people who suffer from blood pressure disorders (hypertension) or those consuming medicines or herbs and supplements that lower blood pressure. An ideal supplement for those attempting transcendental meditation.

Cannabis Indica
This plant is believed to have originated in the mountainous areas northwest of the Himalayas.
The plant is short and grows up to 3.2-9.8 feet (1-3 meters).
The leaves are dense, thick and wide.
Cannabis indica variety tends to have a strong sour or sweet odour to the taste buds.
It grows mostly in Nepal, Turkey, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Northern India and Morocco.

Effects of Cannabis Indica strains are predominantly physical and sedative.
It is an ideal remedy for body pain and muscle pain.
It helps in treating stress or anxiety.
It combats migraine and headache.
It is useful in treating sleep disorders.
It relaxes the muscles and relieves from spasms and seizures.
It is helpful in improving the Appetite and curing the problems like Nausea and Vomiting.
People with AIDS, Cancer or undergoing chemotherapy may take it in day time as well.

Both types of Marijuana ( Sativa and Indica ) fight Cancer. Want to be creative, euphoric or pray, take Cannabis Sativa in the morning. Want to sleep or be lethargic, take Cannabis Indica in the evening or at night.

Cannabis Ruderalis
Cannabis Ruderalis that is least known variety of Marijuana.
It grows upto 11.8-23.6 inches (30-60 centimeters) in height.
It has an extremely fast flowering cycle.
It is primarily used as a source of genetic material by breeders and cultivators.

Apart from these three strains, Cannabis Hybrid is also available. In which, Sativa genes when combined with an Indica strain can help in reducing sedative effects, while when Indica is combined with Sativa strains can decrease the tendency of Sativa to rarely stimulate anxiety.

Ingredients of Marijuana
The most active ingredients of Marijuana are Cannabinoids .

Types of Cannabinoids
There are about 70 to 85 types of Cannabinoids found in a Cannbis plant. But the most common are the following 4 types-

Tetrahydrocannabinolic Acid ( THCA ) :
It is found in undried and fresh Cannabis.
It does not possess psychoactive ( affecting Mind or Mental processes) effects.
THC is in acidic form which we call THCA.
When heated, THCA speedily gets converted to active THC, process is called Decarboxylation.
Decarboxylation enhances the effects of Marijuana.
It has anti-inflammatory and neuroprotective effects.

Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC ) :
THC is the most beneficial physcoactive Cannabinoid.

Anti Cancer

It magnifies sensory functions such as hearing or vision.
Sensitivity to sound and colors.
Causes increased sexual arousal
Provides an intense sense of Euphoria
Provides relaxation
Regulates the mood
Energizes the whole being

Medicinal Uses
Helps in the treatment of Nausea and Vomiting.
Relieves Pain
Relieves Stress
Protects the damage of nerve
Reduces anxiety
Relief from Spasms
Increases Appetite
Cures inflammation
Helps in the growth of a new tissue
Prevents spreading of different types of Cancers :
Lung Cancer
Brain Cancer

Cannabidiol ( CBD ) :
It is the most important non-psychoactive Cannabinoid.
This non psycho activity of CBD-rich Cannabis makes it an attractive option for patients looking cures for anxiety, pain without causing much of euphoria or lethargy.
CBD is a Compound known to alter brain functions and thus, perception, mood and awareness.
It inhibits the growth of Cancer cells.
It is the most potent Cannabinoid to hinder the growth of Cancer cells, specially Breast Cancer.

Anti tumor

CBD can relieve the symptoms of Nausea
Treats Pyschosis
Prevents diseases like : Arthritis , Diabetes and different types of Cancer
Multiple Sclerosis
Cures Cancer and tumor growth :
Colon Cancer
Breast Cancer
Pancreatic Cancer
Prostate Cancer
Malignant Tumors

Cannabinol ( CBN ) :
It is the byproduct of the chemical breakdown of THC. CBN lacks psychoactive and medicinal qualities of THC. When Cannabis is stored for a long duration, it ages.
With the aging, the amount of CBN increases as THC decreases.
Overheating of a Cannabis plant converts THC ( activated or converrted from THCA ) into CBN.
Thus, while doing decarboxylation, temperature needs to be taken care of, else THC will breakdown

Mildly Pyscho active

Provides relief from Pain
Reduces inflammation
Fights down the free radicals in the bloodstream
Relieves Tension
Cures Headache

How do Cannabinoids work ?
When we consume Cannabis, Cannabinoids affect us, by interacting or communicating with the 2 receptors, CB1 and CB2.
The Cannabinoids bind to the receptor sites, thus, showing different effects depending on the receptor they stick to.
Cannabinoids are known to activate the receptors. E.g. : THC activates CB1 receptor. CBN binds to the CB2 receptor.
Receptors ( CB1 and CB2 ) : Till date, two kinds of Cannabinoid receptors have been found. i.e. CB1- located throughout the Brain and CB2 found in the Immune system
Psychoactive : It is an action which deals mind, cognition power, mood and perception. This action is important to cure stress, mood swings and depression.
THCA : It is a chemical compound found in the raw and fresh Cannabis plant. It has non- pyschoactive action.
THC : Pyshcoactive compound, affecting mind and mental processes. It is present in dormant state, so to activate THC , Cannabis plant has to be heated. THC has strong anti- Cancer effects. Cures- Lung Cancer, Brain Cancer, etc.
CBD : It is Non pyschoactive compound. Used to cure Cancers. And have strong Anti Cancer and Anti tumor Actions.
CBN : It is the endproduct of THC. Usually found in small quantities in the plant. It has mild pyschoactive action. Usually found in aged Marijuana.

In TCM :
Marijuana Seed : Huo Ma Ren
Marijuana Seed : Ma Zi Ren
Meridians associated : Spleen, Stomach and Large Intestine.

Methods to take Marijuana
The main compounds of Marijuana are THCA, CBD and CBN. The effects of these compounds depend on how they are taken into the body.
Oral Intake : Marijuana taken orally is processed by the Liver. The absorption of compounds is slow and poor. It may take anywhere between 30 minutes to 3 hours for compounds to produce their effects. Most important: The blood brain barrier will not allow any part of the herb to pass through to the brain. It is practically useless.
Smoke : It is one of the oldest forms of ingesting Marijuana. Dried Marijuana leaves are burnt and smoked in the form of a cigarette. The compounds directly enter the Lungs and start working immediately.
Vaporization : It is the process of heating the Herb up to the point of vaporization. The process adopted may be either Convection or Conduction.
Convection : Hot air is used for heating the Herb. Hot air is blown through the Herb to make it hot.
Conduction : Heating the herb by placing it in contact with a container which is heated by conduction.
Tincture : The use of alcohol to draw out the ingredients of the Herb. It is one of the quickest methods of Ingestion. A tincture gets directly into the blood stream. Take a few drops of Marijuana tincture directly under the tongue.
Oil : Marijuana Oil is prepared from dried Marijuana plant. The Oil can be taken directly under the tongue or applied topically on the Skin.
Method to prepare Marijuana Oil
Take some dried Cannabis plant. Put it in a bucket. Dampen it using a solvent like Naphtha, Ether or 99% Isopropyl alcohol. Crush the plant and completely dissolve in the solvent. Stir for 3 to 5 minutes. Pour the mixture into another bucket. Add some more solvent. Stir for another 5 to 10 minutes. Filter the material and pour the mixture into a container. Take a rice cooker. Fill it ¾ with the mixture. Turn on the heat. The fumes from the mixture are extremely flammable. Use a fan to blow away the solvent fumes. As the mixture evaporates keep adding the mixture into the rice cooker. Add 10 drops of water into the mixture. Pick the container when the mixture is reduced to one inch. Swirl. As the mixture stops boiling place it again on the rice cooker on low heat. Do not let the heat cross over 140° C or 290° F. Let the water and volatile terpenes evaporate on low heat. When there is no activity and the mixture appears like thick grease the Oil is ready for use. You can collect the Oil into a syringe for easy dispensing of the Oil.

Note : The Oil extracted from the seeds of Marijuana is called Hemp Seed Oil. Clink here for more information on Hemp Seed Oil.

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Marijuana General

Marijuana in Hindi is familiar as Bhang. It is associated to the Cannabaceae family. Its active ingredients are Cannabinoids,
Important aspect first. It fights Cancer. Use it with Chemo/Radiation therapy or without it. It actually eliminates Cancer. You will need very high concentrations. Therefore, use either tinctures or extracted oil. Tinctures are available at Homeopathic dispensaries. Tinctures become bio available to the body within seconds.
Since, Cannabis Indica has the highest levels of CBD, it is used to cure -- Pancreatic Cancer, Metastasis, Colon Cancer, Prostate Cancer.
Cannabis Sativa has the highest level of THC, and THC is effective for curing -- Lung Cancer, Breast Cancer and Brain Cancer. So, to treat these cancers, Cannabis Sativa is an apt Herb.
It is effective in treating Brain disorders like Alzheimer's disease, Epileptic Fits, Huntington's disease and Schizophrenia. It suppresses Anxiety, Nervousness, Depression and Sleeplessness.
It combats Headache, Fever and Migraine attacks.
It helps in curbing Eye infections and preventing Glaucoma.
It guards the Heart thus, keeps its functions balanced.
It is an effective treatment for Respiratory discomforts namely Cold, persistent Cough and Bronchial Asthma.
Marijuana is a good herbal remedy for stimulating the need for food and treating Anorexia Nervosa i.e. Eating disorders. It aids Digestion and prevents Heartburn and Stomach ache.
It is helpful in combating Crohn's Disease.
It eases Colic pain.
It is advantageous in minimizing High Blood Pressure.
It is favorable in reducing High Blood Sugar.
Marijuana is a good herbal cure for HIV AIDS.
It is helpful in counteracting Skin troubles namely Burns, Eczema, Irritation, Dryness, Psoriasis and Wrinkles.
It counters Immune System disorders like Multiple Sclerosis.
It is potent in avoiding Tumor growth, Intestinal Cancer and Colon Cancer. It takes care of the post Chemotherapy symptoms namely Weakness, Nausea and Excessive Weight Loss.
It keeps Liver troubles at bay.
It relieves in Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
It is widely used in alleviating Back Pain.
Marijuana is useful in easing Joint troubles like Rheumatism and Gout.
It is beneficial in curing Varicose Veins.
It is favorable in mitigating Muscular complaints like Muscle Spasm and Seizures.
It is effective in easing Diarrhea and Dysentery.
It provides relief from the condition of Constipation.
It cures Gonorrhea, which is an outcome of intercourse with an infected person.
Marijuana is beneficial in curbing Menopausal pain.

Caution : Consult a doctor before consuming it.
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Single Herb

Marijuana ( Bhang ) for Anxiety, Depression

Simmer 2 tablespoons of the pounded seed meal in 2 cups of water till the water is reduced to half . Take this thrice a day in small doses.

Marijuana ( Bhang ) for Colon Cancer

Burn the dried leaves of Marijuana ( Bhang ). Inhale the smoke.

Marijuana ( Bhang ) for Mosquito Bite

Apply Marijuana ( Bhang ) seed oil over Mosquito Bite.

Marijuana ( Bhang ) for Cancer

In cases where instant action is required, smoking Marijuana is an option. But where a concerted effort is required for long periods, like in the treatment of Cancer, smoking may not be the best method of administration. Concentrated doses are required. A tincture or the oil is the best method. It is possible to make your own tinctures and oils. But, everything is also available in most places and or from the net. These tinctures and oils are standardized and prepared under strict technical conditions, meaning they are good, and in most cases, better than what we can achieve at home. Tinctures are available at homeopathic dispensaries. Oils are mostly available over the internet.
Do not venture on your own. Please consult a doctor for exact dosages. If the dose is less than what is required it will not be effective. If you take an overdose it will be harmful.
Cannabis Sativa affects the psyche and Cannabis Indica affects the physical body. Therefore you need a little of both to combat Cancer. Hybrid plants are available. Both strains are grafted on one sapling. However, it is best to leave all this to the experts and remember that Marijuana is effective against Caner and you need to consult a doctor to prescribe it for you. Of course it will not be the only remedy advised to you. It will form part of an integrated course of many remedies.

Marijuana as an Aphrodisiac

Marijuana female flowers smoked and resin ingested enhances sexual potency.
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Herbal Treatment For Marijuana ( Bhang ) for Diarrhea

Chew 3-4 leaves of Marijuana ( Bhang ) with Black Pepper powder and Sugar.

Herbal Treatment For Marijuana ( Bhang ) for Dysentery

Make a mixture of Marijuana leaves with Black Pepper and Sugar. Crush them to make paste. Take 1 tsp of it twice a day.

Herbal Treatment For Marijuana ( Bhaang ) for Dandruff

Mix Marijuana oil and Olive oil in 3:1 ratio. Apply it on your Scalp.

Herbal Treatment For Constipation 21

Following herbs, in conjunction are beneficial for Constipation. These are used to clear Intestinal heat, moisten the Stool and promote Bowel movement.
Dong Quai
You may buy the formula, containing the above mentioned Herbs. Capsule form is readily available. Consume 1 capsule 3 times a day.
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Tanya agrwal
07 Feb 2016
My father suffers from esophagus cancer what I do? Please suggest me....
Herbpathy Research Team
08 Feb 2016
Dear Tanya Agrwal
He needs to try the following Herbs, which will not only minimize the side effects of radiation therapy, but will help to combat Cancer.
1.Cannabis Indica- Start with 5 drops of this tincture in a glass of water. Measure the Blood Pressure, if it does not drop considerably, then you may increase the dose to 10 drops. This will help to fight Cancer.
2. Wheatgrass- Give him two table spoon of this juice twice a day, for a month. Add Foods like Basil, Garlic, Turmeric, Broccoli, Cabbage and Cauliflower.
3. Soursop - Soursoup juice can be taken daily, 100 ml twice a day.
4. Ginger- One tablespoon of Ginger juice everyday should be given to him.
5. Baking Soda- Mix half a teaspoon of baking soda in a glass of water. He should Drink it - morning and evening.
Ashwagandha is also an effective cure.
Always motivate him to think positive,as attitude plays a great role in any treatment. Regards
Herbpathy Research Team
( Make Life Healthy )
This advice is for educational purpose only. It is not intended to replace a doctor. Please consult your doctor before taking any herb.
Lata ( India/Maharastra )
29 Jul 2016
My mother is 73 years old and diagnosed brain cancer.heart is weak can't servive to surgery and chemotherapy.pls suggest her some herbal treatment.
02 Aug 2016
Herbs that may help to fight Cancer and have shown positive results are-- Cannabis Indica- Start with 5 drops of this tincture in a glass of water. Measure the Blood Pressure, if it does not drop considerably, then you may increase the dose to 10 drops. This will help to fight Cancer.
2. Wheatgrass- Give her two table spoon of this juice twice a day, for a month. Add Foods like Basil, Garlic, Turmeric, Broccoli, Cabbage and Cauliflower.
3. Soursop - Soursoup juice can be taken daily, 100 ml twice a day.
4. Ginger- One tablespoon of Ginger juice everyday should be given to her.
5. Baking Soda- Mix half a teaspoon of baking soda in a glass of water. Drink it - morning and evening.
Consult your health care provider before giving her any medicine
This advice is for educational purpose only. It is not intended to replace a doctor. Please consult your doctor before taking any herb.
Raj ( India )
07 Nov 2016
My father has Astrocytome Grade III. Radiotheraphy and chemotheraphy has been done but now the condition became worst. What can I do now? If possible please contact me. There is more to tell so that he can be properly diagnose.
Meenal Kaith
15 Nov 2016
For your condition, you may try -
Boswellia, Ashwagandha and Marijuana. --Take one Boswellia capsule, everyday for a month.
--You may take one capsule of Ashwagandha on alternate days ( for 15 days )
--Marijuana is the best remedy, you may either take Cannabis Oil or take Cannabis Indica tincture, add 5 drops of the tincture in a glass of water for a month. Discuss it with your health care provider before you try any remedy.
Allan ( Nairobi )
13 Nov 2016
What is good for arterial plaque removal
15 Nov 2016
Garlic is the best for it. Take 2 cloves of Garlic every morning. Drink Hawthorn tea everyday for 2 weeks. This is great herb for your Cardiovascular system.
Manjula ( India )
20 Dec 2016
My mother is 74 years old and she is diagnosed with parkinsons from last 12 years. Please advice the best treatment.
22 Dec 2016
Manjula For Parkinsons, take Mucuna Pruriens capsules. One capsules morning evening, for a month.
Add one teaspoon of Flaxseed oil in her daily breakfast. Take 10- 15 gm of Pine nut everyday.
Ezzieboo ( America South Dakota )
31 Mar 2017
I have pre cervical cancerous cells...What should I do?
09 May 2017
Please read the disease Cancer on this website and follow the protocol. Begin to use Anti cancer herbs that will prevent the occurrence of Cancer.
09 May 2017
Sachin ( MP )
05 May 2017
My father is diagnosed of prostate cancer with bone metastasis. Should he take cannabis indica mother tincture or cannabis sativa. what is the dosage per day and for how many days ?
Komal Bhattf ( India )
09 May 2017
Take Cananbis Indica tincture, have 5 drops in the glass of water for a month. Consume this tincture for a month, it will lower your blood pressure too, so keep a check on your blood pressure.
Or alternatively, have Hemp Seed oil, one teaspoon in the salads. The Epilobium Parviflorum is the best herb for curing Prostate Cancer. Take it in the form of tea or you can buy the capsules too.
10 May 2017
Does cannabis indica tincture causes any addiction ? For maximum how many months and how many times a day can the patient consume it ?
15 May 2017
This question is regarding prostate cancer with bone metastasis
Sahil Sharma.
19 May 2017
The Cannabis Indica, when taken in the medicine form will not cause addiction. However, there are other side effects as mentioned above in the side effect section. You may consume it for one month.
19 May 2017
But how many times a day and how many drops at a time ?
19 May 2017
I consulted six well known homeopathic doctors in my town ( in Madhya Pradesh) and all of them are completely not aware of use of cannabis indica tincture to treat prostate cancer. They all prescribe carcinosin & other traditional homeopathic medicines only & dont advice to take cannabis indica tincture since they dont know about such use of this tincture . This is regarding my father's treatment for prostate cancer with bone metastasis. My question is that, if cannabis indica tincture is really effective in treatment of metastatic prostate cancer, why dont the homeopathy doctors know about it ? Please comment.
Nakshtra ( Maharashtra )
31 May 2017
Where and how I can find cbd oil in india? I s it legal? What are your thoughts on cbd oil for autoimmune disorder like ankylosing spondylitis?
Nikhil ( India )
18 Oct 2017
As mentioned on your site , Marijuana is used to treat psoriasis. Please let me know how to use it medically.
Kumar ( UAE )
05 Jan 2018
1. Wat's d differents between cannabis sativa n c.indica?. Wich one is best for colon cancer?.
2.Can homeo tincture is same effect as rick simson oil?.
3. Can homeo tincture have THC N CBD?.
4.In homeo use MT(Q) or potence increased one?.
Joshy ( India )
21 Mar 2018
I would like to buy Cannabis (Indica) seeds in bulk for preparing medicine.Is there any place in India where I can buy seeds from.
Thank you., Joshy.
27 Apr 2019
I can make them available to you
Contact : bervbd@gmail.com
BJ Murphy ( US )
18 Mar 2019
where can I purchase cannabis indica tincture?
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