Cannabis, also known as marijuana, is a psychoactive drug from the Cannabis plant that has many medical and recreational uses. It contains the psychoactive THC and CBD. The plants contain more than 120 different chemical compounds, including cannabinoids, terpenes, and flavonoids which all have different properties.
Cannabis has been used for therapeutic purposes for centuries with renewed interest in its potential therapeutic effects in the present day. THC is know to help relieve pain, reduce nausea and vomiting, suppress muscle spasms, reduce inflammation and ease symptoms of depression or anxiety. CBD is also an effective treatment for some people who suffer from seizure disorders like epilepsy or Parkinson’s disease.