Health and Wellness

Cannabis can be found in various forms, and the health benefits of cannabis is ever growing…

Users can get the following health benefits of cannabis:

* Relief of chronic pain

* Improves lung capacity

* Help lose weight

* Regulate and prevent diabetes

* Fight cancer

* Helps treat depression

* Shows promise in autism treatment

* Regulate seizures

* Mend bones

* Helps with ADHD/ADD

* Treatment for glaucoma

* Alleviate anxiety

* Slow development of Alzheimer’s disease

* Deal with pain linked to arthritis

* Helps with PTSD symptoms

* Helps provide relief to individuals with multiple sclerosis

* Reduces side effects linked to hepatitis C and increase the effectiveness of treatment

* Treats inflammatory bowel diseases

* Helps with tremors associated with Parkinson’s disease

* Helps with alcoholism

 

Bhang (Cannabis sativa Linn.) a drug with great medicinal potency has been highlighted for its Deepana (digestive stimulant), Pachana (digestive), Ruchya (Taste promoter), Madakari (intoxicant), Vyavayi (short acting), Grahi (withholds secretions), Medhya (memory booster), Rasayana (adapto-immuno-neuro-endocrino-modulator) activities were used as a processing media in many formulations. 

 

In 19th century, it is included in narcotic group of plants and its use, as a drug, has been restricted. In 21st century again, the drug is gaining attraction from scientific communities due to its wide pharmacological properties.

 

In Ayurveda system of medicine Bhang has been used, as a pharmaceutical processing agent, in 157 formulations being indicated in 40 different disease conditions. Among them, in 154 formulations, it is used as Bhavana media and in 3 formulations as a Swedana media.