Crazy Health Benefits of Juicing Raw Cannabis

Contrary to popular belief, the marijuana plant is a whole lot more than just a psychoactive drug that “stoners” use to get high.

In raw form, marijuana leaves and buds are actually loaded with a non-psychoactive, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and anti-cancer nutrient compound known as cannabidiol (CBD) that is proving to be a miracle “superfood” capable of preventing and reversing a host of chronic illnesses.

The old saying an “apple a day keeps the doctor away” could officially be replaced by “a cup of juiced cannabis a day keeps the doctors away”.

Here is just a very SHORT list of some of the benefits of juicing raw cannabis:

1.  Antioxidants

2. Increased muscle repair

3. Increased quality of immune system which will help you fight off illness both severe and basic.

4. You can ingest higher than usual doses of cannabis this way because there will be little to no psychoactive effects.

Again , this is just a very short list and much more is still to be learned about juicing and consuming raw cannabis.

Marijuana Improves Visual Sensitivity

Cannabinoids can slow-down vision loss associated with degenerative diseases of the rear part of the eye that are both hereditary and related to age. Cannabinoids -it turns out- could even help one's sight.

Cannabinoids are chemical compounds that activate receptors which are attuned to tetrahidrocannabinol (THC), one of the active components in Cannabis.

This is what is suggested by the preliminary results of a study carried out by Joseph Bouskila, a doctoral student at the Optometry School of the University of Montreal, under the direction of professors Maurice Ptito and Jean-Francois Bouchard. The study focused on the role of cannabinoid receptors and their related enogenous systems in the visual system.

"Cannabis, otherwise known as hemp, can come in the form of marijuana and hashish. Consumption affects many biological functions such as memory, motor coordination, and appetite. But very little is known regarding the actions of the endocannabinoid system on vision" said Joseph Bouskila, speaking about the main topic of his research. The primary receptors being investigated are CB1 and CB2. These cannabioids are two proteins that present naturally in the body.

His latest data is consistent with other data in the literature, and shows that the receptor CB1 modulates vision. "If this receptor is blocked, the retina becomes more sensitive to light" says Mr. Bouskila.This had never been shown before using electrophysiological techniques with primates.