Since ancient times, people have used plants to heal themselves. Frescoes dating from 1500 or 1600 BC found on a Greek island, is said to represent a goddess of saffron cultivation for medicinal use.
Today, the use of plants to treat the disease is widespread in most cultures. And did you know that many herbal remedies can be found in your garden? Check out our list of common remedies they may have to reconsider what is a weed.
Editor’s note: Like prescription drugs, plants can cause adverse side effects. Always consult a medical professional before taking any medication, including herbal remedies.
Ever wondered if there are other plants containing cannabinoids cannabis medically beneficial? Well, you would be glad to know that hundreds of species of plants containing the powerful therapeutic compounds of the CBD do exist!
Six of the best plants you can eat
We found six of the best cannabis plants like are also rich in cannabinoids and benefit of the endocannabinoid system in the body. This is the system responsible for helping the body maintain homeostasis – an internal balance -. Which is necessary for optimal
To further increase our knowledge of cannabinoids and systems within the body they inhabit, scientists and botanists are exploring the prevalence of cannabinoids in many plants, other than only cannabis they used in natural remedies.
Below are six plants are presented cannabinoids found to contain healing or affect the endocannabinoid system, and some of its known therapeutic benefits:
1. Electric Daisy – Acmella oleracea
electric daisy is native to southern Europe and the Amazon region. It is used to create a gel numb the pain. It has the ability to successfully block pain receptors on nerve endings, as intrials held by the University of Cambridge.
The compounds of the electrical daisy called N-isobutylamides, and other similar compounds as cannabinoid regulating pain and inflammation manner. This natural remedy is being used by dentists to numb the mouth before and after the canals and fillings and extraction of wisdom teeth.
2. Echinacea – Echinacea
Echinacea is well known to help the body fight the common cold. It can also be used to relieve anxiety, fatigue, migraine and arthritis when either dried and baked in a tea or decarboxylated and is used in food preparation.
Echinacea is a little different than cannabis because it uses cannabimimetics instead of cannabinoids to engage the endocannabinoid system, in particular the CB2 receptor.
Like the THC in cannabis, the N-alkyl amides (NAAs) in echinacea are responsible for regulating the immune system, pain and inflammation.
3. Helichrysum umbraculigerum
This strong mood stabilizers and antidepressants daisy is native to South Africa. It can affect the body because a lot of cannabigerol (CBG), also found in the cannabis plant.
Helichrysum has been studied by the Italian chemist Giovanni Appendino natural product.
presented at the International Cannabinoid Research Society his discovery that cannabinoids compounds as performed by plants from an aromatic acid which is different from the normal route biosynthtic cannabinoid.
African ritual ceremonies are known
plant to burn to smoke with a potential effect similar to other psychotropic cannabinoids.
4. Hepatic – Radula marginata
perrottetinenic large amounts of acid are accumulated in liver. It is located in New Zealand and the islands somePolynesian. Is;. S active ingredient is strikingly similar to THC, the psychoactive component of marijuana
It is believed that the CB1 receptors bind, as does THC, although liver is not known to have psychoactive effects. What is known is for its ability to treat bronchitis, and hasbeen used to relieve the gallbladder, liver and bladder problems.
5. Black pepper – Piper nigrum
terpene or beta-caryophyllene (BCP), which is found in abundance in the black pepper. The chemical has been found to function as a cannabinoid and have a positive impact on the body.
Similar to other herbal cannabinoids, BCP joins CB2 receptors, giving the therapeutic effect of reducing inflammation.
Currently, research to suggest that BCP could be used for the treatment of arthritis and osteoporosis, and potentially can increase the effectiveness of certain anti-cancer drugs.
6. Cocoa – Theobroma cacao
The health benefits of cocoa are well known. Cocoa joins the endocannabinoid system by deactivating the enzyme called FAAH, which usually breaks the endocannabinoid anandamide is known as. Anandamide is a compound in the body is identified as a natural version of THC.
Eating natural chocolate, increases the amounts of anandamide floods in the brain due to the FAAH enzyme is less active.
The result is comparable to the effect that many people feel smoking cannabis. A general feeling of being relaxed, happy and content, though the result is not as potent as THC.
- http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/science/science-news/9140847 /Anaesthetic-gel-could-replace-dentists-needle.html