Cannabis has connected with mankind for thousands of years. Cannabis has psychoactive and therapeutic qualities. The cannabis plant can grow up to five meters in height in the wild. It flowers between the fag end of the summer season to late autumn.
The earliest reference to cannabis has been some Chinese records written in 2800 BC. Cannabis is a wild plant in many Asian countries. Cannabis is widely deemed to have originated in India. Many indigenous communities across the world have been using cannabis for several purposes like religious, recreational, and medical.
Many physicians prescribe medications having cannabis to patients suffering from such ailments as glaucoma, multiple sclerosis, HIV, and cancer, besides several others. Cannabis also provides vim to the heart and the results have been proved to be akin to a person exercising regularly in the gymnasium!
Nowadays, cannabis is identified as a drug. Cannabis is banned in many countries. Often, cannabis users deprived of the drug have been found to be aggressive in nature. In other words, cannabis is addictive psychologically. The effect is quite similar to steroids that are anabolic in nature.
What is more, addicts of several hard drugs have been found to be the sources of major sociological or health problems. But a study has shown that cannabis users are less prone to create such nuisances. More than 400 chemicals constitute cannabis. Cannabis has been used by many indigenous people because of its psychoactive effects. The primary psychoactive element in cannabis is ‘THC’ or tetrahydrocannabinol.
Too much of cannabis smog can adversely affect the blood pressure process and a person can even faint due to this effect. People having a history of such health problems as circulation and heart disorders, besides schizophrenia must totally avoid cannabis. Such people can have complications even if they become passive smokers. Habitual cannabis smokers suffer from lung cancer, emphysema, and bronchitis.