Raw Cannabis Juice Miracle Healing Food
Cannabis is no longer just a psychoactive drug that people use for its interesting effects on the brain. Raw cannabis leaves and buds have been discovered to be filled with an anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anti-cancer and non-psychoactive compound known as cannabidiol (CBD), a miracle "superfood" that can prevent and relieve many chronic diseases.
Despite a huge amount of scientific data collected over hundreds of years proving the tremendous therapeutic potential of cannabis, the US government remains adamant against approving its use. In spite of this, many dedicated researchers are investigating new therapeutic applications for consuming raw cannabis.
Certainly less well-known than the psychoactive THC, the CBD found in the marijuana plant is a powerful medicinal compound with unique immune-regulating capacities. The human body, like most other animals, already contains its own endogenous cannabinoid system, complete with cannabinoid receptors, which has served to keep us healthy even before we evolved as humans. In the last few hundred years, industrial pollutants have been overwhelming this natural health-maintaining system. CBD from raw marijuana can supplement our own natural cannabinoids to help normalize the body's functional systems, including cell communication and proper immune function.
“CBD works on receptors, and as it turns out, we have cannabinoids in our bodies, endogenous cannabinoids, that turn out to be very effective at regulating immune functions, nerve functions, bone functions," says Dr. Ethan Russo, a physician in the Seattle area. "There's a tendency to discount claims when something appears to be good for everything, but there's a reason this is the case. The endogenous cannabinoid system acts as a modulator in fine-tuning a lot of these systems, and if something is deranged biochemically in a person's body, it may well be that a cannabinoid system can bring things back into balance."
People suffering from autoimmune disorders, chronic inflammation, cancer, and other chronic illnesses can improve their health simply by consuming CBD. According to Dr. William Courtney, a medical marijuana expert and founder of Cannabis International, CBD provides a cell communication system that completes a “positive feedback loop” that functions like the body's own natural anti-inflammatory endocannabinoid system.
Dr Courtney, who runs a Luxembourg clinic providing raw cannabis to patients who need it, considers juicing raw marijuana leaves and buds one of the best ways to ingest CBD. The leaves, with fibrous stems removed, could also be eaten raw in a salad.
Although 15 U.S. states and Washington DC now recognize and have legalized marijuana as legitimate medicine, the federal government continues to classify marijuana as a Schedule 1 drug with "no currently accepted medical use." But the US federal government now has a patent on the medical use of CBD, so how can it continue to maintain that cannabis has no medicinal value? The FDA has approved CBD as an “investigational new drug”, but the DEA is still raiding medical marijuana dispensaries in states where this herb is legal.
One of the main reasons marijuana is still illegal is its tremendous potential as medicine. Drug companies have been trying for over 70 years (since it was made illegal in 1937) to make drugs out of it, but they were unable to separate the "high" (which just means feeling extremely happy) from the drug effects they wanted, like relief of pain and muscle spasms, control of glaucoma, nausea and anorexia, etc. The majority of the sponsors of Partnership for a Drug-free America, which recently changed its name to The Partnership@ drugfree.org, are pharmaceutical companies. They would lose billions of dollars in drug sales if marijuana were legal and people were free to grow their own.
You want medical marijuana? Big Pharma is more than willing to sell it to you, as a hugely expensive drug under their complete control. GW Pharmaceuticals, a British drug company, is utilizing CBD in a new marijuana mouth spray known as Sativex. International expansion of Sativex is well underway since ten European countries recommended approval of the drug for multiple sclerosis patients.
Cannabis International and other groups are continuing to educate the public about why marijuana is an essential food, and how legalizing it could change the world. See http://www.cannabisinternational.org/.