Marijuana that is also recognized as Cannabis is a flowering plant from the Cannabaceae family. This plant was considered a taboo in earlier days. People considered it to be a drug which left you stoned or made you laugh for long. Of course, it might leave some side effects which can happen only when you take excess dosage of this herb. There are many food items where marijuana is used in an adequate amount to ensure that food is edible.
30 years back when pot brownies were made with marijuana, then people enjoyed it on occasions. However, with time the recipes have changed and edible items have broadened. This means that most of the items like macaroni and cheese, Thai iced tea, or cannabis caramel sauce, all have marijuana infused in it.
Wasilla is the 6th biggest city in Alaska. Being a small town, yet densely populated, this city got its attention internationally when the Mayor of Wasilla, Sarah Palin, was appointed as the Vice President of US in 2008. Since then, there has been only growth in the economy of this city. There are five high schools and many health centers. Most dispensaries in Wasilla use Cannabis in preparing fiber and oil, which are only used for medicinal benefits.
Here are some benefits of using marijuana in daily life –
- Rich in Vitamins and Minerals
- Alternative to cigarettes
- Pain relief
- Reduces Nausea
- Fight Cancer
Not all marijuana will keep you high. There are some who are left to dry for ages and exposed to heat which can be harmful for health. Such marijuana is considered as drug which is illegal in the market. If leaves are raw and fresh and didn’t age, then they can be utilized to infuse in any dish.
Rich in Vitamins and Minerals
It is a good source of vitamins and minerals. It contains Vit K that is good for blood clotting, Vit C for immune system, Iron for increase of RBC, Calcium for bones, Folate to repair DNA. It is also considered to be rich in fiber.
Antioxidants protect our body from stress, blood vessel disease as well as cancer. Cannabis is full of antioxidants. So if you mix it with brownies or juice it put, still you will get ample of antioxidants in your body which also helps in defending body from free radicals.
Alternative to cigarettes
Whether smoking weed or cigarette, it can only damage your lungs. Hence, it is better to eat marijuana rather than smoking it. Research says that marijuana is better as edible rather than, smoking because it is four times harmful than a cigarette.
People who smoke marijuana often complain of dizziness, but those who ate it, have always said that they got tremendous relief from any kind of pain for a longer period of time. That is because Cannabis infused in your body comes in contact with your blood vessels and stays for one or two hours in it.
Since it is good in fiber therefore, it increases your appetite. It is also medically proven that marijuana controls nausea feeling. However, since a dose takes around 90 minutes to show its results therefore, you can’t expect it to work immediately. So, during chemotherapy or menstrual cramps consuming marijuana beforehand is better.
National Cancer Institute has finally proven that marijuana not only helps in controlling symptoms of chemotherapy, but it can also help in fighting cancer.
These few things not only help you in using marijuana in daily life, but you can also store it properly at home. However, do ensure that it isn’t purchased illegally.