Since the decriminalisation of marijuana in South Africa (for home use only) in 2018, the country has seen a surge of Canna products – from medicinal tinctures to weed-infused ice cream, everyone has jumped on the canna train.
But what do we really know about this miracle plant. There are at least two active chemicals in marijuana that researchers think have medicinal applications. Those are cannabidiol (CBD) — which seems to impact the brain without a high— and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) — which has pain relieving properties and is largely responsible for the high. Studies have shown that CBD consumption may reduce anxiety, chronic pain and even promotes lung capacity.
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I had the pleasure of chatting to Pamela Hadfield from the global Cannatech company, HelloMD about her journey with this miracle plant and the products and services HelloMD offers. Give the video below a watch and let me know your thoughts on whether you think marijuana is in fact beneficial or is it just a trend?