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August 9, 2017

Health benefits of cannabis oil South Africa

Health benefits of cannabis oil South Africa Our team at Medical Cannabis oils have put this article together to highlight the clear health benefits of cannabis oil South Africa. Cannabis is one of the most popular herbs in existence. However, the benefits of its oil are not known to many. Truth is it can be very beneficial to your body. This article enlightens you more on these health benefits to help you remain healthy beautiful and strong. Anxiety and stress This is the most popular and well-known health benefit of cannabis medical oil South Africa. The compound found in marijuana for instance THC, which gives the plant drug distinction in many countries are essential for releasing pressure hormones as well as relaxing the mind. Additionally, THC induces a sense of calmness and relaxation. Sleep issues For people suffering from insomnia or simply struggle to get a sound and restful night of unobstructed sleep, cannabis medical oil South Africa will work for you like a charm. By relaxing your mind and the body, followed by an induction of lower energy level, your heart beat rate will be reduced. This will result in reduced thoughts in your head, therefore ushering in peaceful […]
July 20, 2017

Understanding the Endocannabinoid System South Africa

Understanding the Endocannabinoid System South Africa The Endocannabinoid System You may of heard about the circulatory, nervous and digestive systems. Your body also has what is termed an endocannabinoid system. This system was discovered relatively recently, the endocannabinoid system is a type of communication system that exists within our brains and body that affect key elements within our systems. Key Functions that are known to be affected by the endocannabinoid system: Appetite and Digestion Cardiovascular function Energy Immune function Inflammation Organ function Psychiatric disease Memory Metabolism Sleep Stress Diseases, conditions and symptoms known to be managed by the Endocannabinoid system: Arthritis Anxiety Cancer or cancer treatment symptoms Chronic pain Epilepsy Fibromyalgia Gastrointestinal disorders such as IBS, Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis Glaucoma HIV or AIDS symptoms Multiple sclerosis Muscle spasms or pain Nausea Nerve pain Sleep disorders   Cannabinoids Cannabinoids are molecule compounds that interact with cannabinoid receptors and can be found both naturally within the body and also within a variety of plants. Endocannabinoids are cannabinoids created by the body to help regulate and balance the various systems. Cannabinoids activate the endocannabinoid receptors CB1 and CB2 located within different parts of the body. Different types of cannabinoids are known to […]
July 20, 2017

Why is Medical Grade Cannabis Oil in South Africa so Expensive?

Why is Medical Grade Cannabis Oil in South Africa so Expensive? Our team at Medical Cannabis oil is often asked why the product is so expensive? We decided to put this short article together to highlight some of the reasons why a medical grade product is priced the way it is. The point of departure is that the input product (IE. The Cannabis that is used in the oil) has to be specially produced for medical application. Medical grade cannabis is not cheap, it typically take on average 10 grams of medical grade cannabis to make 1 gram of oil concentrate. If the cannabis is not specifically medical grade, then you will not achieve the desired Medical grade Cannabis oil is expensive because the ‘material’ used to make the oils, i.e. medical grade cannabis, is not cheap. At best it takes 10 grams of medical grade cannabis to make 1 gram (1000mg) of oil. The cannabis won’t yield that percentage if it’s not medical grade. How much does a gram of medical grade cannabis cost these days?  These days you can expect to pay upwards of R150 per a gram for high quality medical grade cannabis. If you purchase in bulk, […]
July 20, 2017

Confirmed SAPS Use Cancer Causing Herbicide On Rural Dagga

Confirmed SAPS Use Cancer Causing Herbicide On Rural Dagga Our team at Medical Cannabis Oil feels strongly that the South African people need to know the lengths the South African Police Service (SAPS) is willing to go to keep the amazing herb off SA streets. Its common knowledge that the police have been fighting a loosing battle with rural cannabis growing operations in rural parts of South Africa. Recent reports have confirmed that the police are now flying over cannabis plantations and spraying a herbicide called Glyphosate on the crop. The Cancer Association has come out to state that there is potential that this herbicide could actually cause cancer. International studies have shown that Glyphosate exposure can be linked to the following conditions: Endocrine disruption Increasing the risk of breast and other cancers, including non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Cytotoxic changes (toxic changes to living cells) Genotoxic changes (ability to cause damage to the genetic information within a cell causing mutations, which may lead to cancer) Teratogenic changes (ability to disturb the development of an embryo or foetus) Tumorigenic changes (capable of forming or tending to form tumours) Pulmonary oedema (excess fluid in the lungs) in exposed individuals” The concern is that with the […]
July 20, 2017

Medical Grade Cannabis Oil is Available in South Africa

Medical Grade Cannabis Oil is Available in South Africa Our team at Medical Cannabis Oils is excited to let South Africans know that finally medical grade cannabis oil is finally available here in SA. Cannabis oil is a trending topic globally, within South Africa we are seeing an upsurge in South Africans taking more interest in leading healthier and more holistic lifestyles. With this move towards a more healthy way of living, many people are looking for natural alternatives to conventional pharmaceutical drugs. With the seemingly endless array of healing properties found within medical grade cannabis oil, its not surprising that South Africans are looking for this amazing product and most people really do not know where to start finding a reputable supplier. Medical Cannabis Oils only works with the best medical grade cannabis, all of our oils and oil based products are manufactured to European pharmaceutical standards, thereby ensuring that the product is safe for human consumption. With the sudden craze surrounding medical cannabis oil, we have seen a lot of fly by night companies trying to sell low grade oil to unsuspecting patients. When buying oil, do not settle for anything less than pure medical grade oil. We […]
July 19, 2017

Cape High Court Rules Dagga is Legal

Cape High Court Rules Dagga is Legal Our team at Medical Cannabis Oil is very excited about the recent legal development in which the Western Cape High Court, made a landmark ruling in which they declared that its an infringement of a persons right to ban the use of dagga and its derivatives being used by adults in the privacy of their own homes. The recent ruling of the High Court, now allows for the possession, cultivation and use of cannabis at home for private use. The court also ruled that Parliament has 24 months to make certain changes to sections of the Drug Trafficking Act as well as the Medicines Control Act.   The successful application to decriminalise cannabis was driven by Dagga Party leader Jeremy Acton and Rastafarian Garreth Prince who argued on December 13 and 14 last year for the decriminalisation of the herb. Acton, Prince, and 18 plaintiffs applied to the court for the Criminal Prohibition of Dagga Act (sections 4b and 5c), read with certain sections of Part III of Schedule 2 of the Drugs and Drug Trafficking Act, to be declared unconstitutional. Those sections make it a crime to possess a drug, unless it […]
July 19, 2017

Cape Town High Court Judgement on Use of Cannabis In Private Homes

Cape Town High Court Judgement on Use of Cannabis In Private Homes Some very exciting developments have taken place recently within South Africa, specifically related to the use of cannabis products. On the 31st of March 2017, the Western Cape High Court ruled that national legislature has 24 months to within which to change certain sections of the Drug Trafficking Act and the Medicines Control act, to allow for the legal use of cannabis and its derivatives within the privacy of your own home. The South African Parliament is in the process of getting a copy of the judgement and will then study the contents there in. There is still a process to go, firstly if the two laws are found to be unconstitutional. Then the Constitutional Court will still need to confirm this judgement and only then can Parliament act, there is also a chance that the state will appeal the matter. When all the litigation is completed, then the Constitutional Court must confirm the judgement and then Parliament is then required to fix the issues that have been found to be unconstitutional. There are a number of ways in which this can be done, we will explore some […]
July 19, 2017

Treating Fibromyalgia with Medical Grade Cannabis Oil

Treating Fibromyalgia with Medical Grade Cannabis Oil Fibromyalgia is a term you will hear a lot of from colleagues, friends and family. Instances of Fibromyalgia are on the rise, it can manifest in a number of ways, the most common symptoms being full body muscle pain as well as overall fatigue, other symptoms might include headaches, sleep issues and depression. Our team at Medical Cannabis oils have put this short article together to highlight some of the ways that medical grade cannabis oil can be of value when treating this condition. Successfully Treating Fibromyalgia with Medical Grade Cannabis Oil Below is a list of ways in which our medical grade cannabis oil can assist with the successful treatment of Fibromyalgia. Sleep related issues – We often find that our Fibromyalgia patients are struggling to get a good nights sleep. If you dont get enough sleep, your body does not function properly. We have an amazing THC/CBD blended oil that will help a patient get that well deserved nights rest. Suggested dose is 8-10 drops 40mins before bed. Pain and inflamation –  We have an amazing THC/CBD blended medical grade oil that is a highly effective pain killer and amazing at treating all […]
July 19, 2017

 Treat Diabetes with Medical Grade Cannabis Oil

 Treat Diabetes with Medical Grade Cannabis Oil Diabetes is on rise and more people are being diagnosed than every before. Our team at Medical Cannabis Oils have put this short article together to highlight the fact that medical grade cannabis oil is successfully able to treat the symptoms of diabetes. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease, that results in the patients immune system attacking the beta cells in the pancreas that aid in producing insulin in the patients body. Damage to the beta cells in the pancreas, leads to the patient not being able to create sufficient insulin. Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes and is caused by insulin resistance. It is a metabolic disorder that is caused by high blood sugar. The body can keep up for a period of time by producing more insulin, but over time the insulin receptors sites get burned out. Recent medical studies are showing clearly that medical grade cannabis oil may prevent and treat the disease. There’s also compelling scientific evidence that medical grade cannabis oik can aid in treating diabetes complications, for example eye disease. Cannabis reduces the intraocular pressure (fluid pressure in the eye) considerably in people with glaucoma, […]
July 19, 2017

Medical Cannabis Oil Treats Huntingtons Disease

Medical Cannabis Oil Treats Huntingtons Disease Our team at Medical Cannabis Oils have put this article together to highlight the discovery that medical grade cannabis oil if effective at treating Huntingtons disease. Huntingtons disease is a brain disorder that is currently incurable. Huntington causes nerve cells to become damaged, which in turn causes parts of the patients brain to deteriorate. Huntingtons affects both the behaviour and cognition of the patient, this results in the patient having difficulties in walking, reasoning, thinking and talking. Ultimately, a Huntington patient will become entirely reliant on support from family or a special care facility as the disease renders the patient unable to take care of themselves. The traditional method of treatment involves the use of a number of prescribed medications that are designed to treat the physical and emotional symptoms of the disease. These prescribed medications have a long list of side effects and the patient can experience any number of side effects that range from loss of appetite, insomnia and fatigue to just mention a few. Medical Cannabis Oil Treatment of Huntingtons Cannabidiol (CBD) is a major non-psychoactive cannabinoid found within medical grade cannabis oil. Based on medical trial reports, we have noted […]
June 28, 2017

Cannabis oil and the Human Body

Cannabis oil and the Human Body The Endogenous Cannabinoid System Our team at medical cannabis oils have put this article together to highlight the benefits that cannabis oil has on the human body.   Medicinal conditions and cannabis oil         ALS Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), likewise more broadly known as Lou Gehrig’s sickness, is a dynamic neurodegenerative issue that causes it’s bearer’s loss of muscle control and coordination along the spinal line, cerebrum stem and engine cortex. In spite of the fact that there is no cure for this crippling ailment, medical grade cannabis oil can be utilised to help alleviate the side effects of the sickness, including: loss of craving and perpetual torment caused by muscle fits and additionally firmness.   Alzheimer’s Alzheimer’s sickness is the most well-known type of dementia, a malady that effects more than 35 million individuals around the world. There is no known cure for Alzheimer’s, which deteriorates as it advances and in the end prompts passing. Various investigations have recommended that medical grade cannabis oil might be compelling in repressing the movement of this illness through an assortment of natural component.   Arthritis Joint pain is a joint issue that can […]
June 21, 2017

What are the different types of Cannabis Strains you find in Cannabis Oil?

When you begin exploring cannabis oil; you will find since the 1970s that cannabis has been separated into three sub-species, Cannabis Indica, Cannabis Sativa and Cannabis Ruderalis and after that there are additionally half breeds – a consequence of cautious crossbreeding. Most strains today are of the cross breed sort and anything with Ruderalis in it will be alluded to as an auto blooming strain, which means it will deliver blossoms after a given era paying little respect to light presentation. As a rule Indicas are all the more relaxing and Sativas all the more stimulating.   A simple approach to differentiate the two species one from the other is by appearance. Indica plants have more extensive leaves and are shorter trees, making them appropriate for developing inside. Sativa plants are tall with long, limit takes off. They are generally developed outside.   At that point their belongings are ordinarily known as:   Sativa uplifting, energising and stimulating cerebral, spacey or psychedelic best suited for day use   Indica relaxing, quieting and calming body buzz or ‘sofa bolt’ best suited for night use   Both Indica and Sativa are well known for treating restorative conditions however unique strains are decided […]
June 21, 2017

Cannabinoids 101: What Makes Cannabis Medicine?

We live in amusing circumstances: a plant that has been named criminal and unsafe is giving unrivaled to a range of symptoms and conditions. Cannabis strains bring a bright selection of restorative impacts, yet when gone up against with the subject of how devouring weed could be beneficial for you, not everybody knows how to react.. What are Cannabinoids? One weighty word that has a place in each therapeutic cannabis patient’s vocabulary is cannabinoid. Cannabinoids (e.g., THC and CBD) are the substance mixes discharged by cannabis blossoms that give alleviation to a variety of side effects including torment, sickness, tension, and irritation. These work their therapeutic enchantment by impersonating intensifies our bodies normally deliver, called endocannabinoids, which initiate to keep up inner steadiness and wellbeing. To put a perplexing framework basically, they intercede correspondence amongst cells, and when there is an inadequacy or issue with our endocannabinoid framework, offensive side effects and physical intricacies happen. At the point when cannabis is expended, cannabinoids tie to receptor destinations all through our cerebrum (receptors called CB-1) and body (CB-2). Distinctive cannabinoids have diverse impacts relying upon which receptors they tie to. For instance, THC ties to receptors in the cerebrum though CBN […]
June 13, 2017

Cannabinol (CBN): The Cannabinoid That Makes You Sleepy

Cannabinol (CBN): The Cannabinoid That Makes You Sleepy   What Is Cannabinol (CBN)? When we take a gander at the development of cannabis, we find that it has more than 80 cannabinoids. Up to this point, tetrahydrocannbinol (THC) was the main cannabinoid anybody appeared to think about. Gratefully late research, especially about cannabidiol (CBD), has realized an extreme enthusiasm for all the cannabinoids. Just like the case in a large portion of the known cannabinoids, cannabinol (CBN) comes from cannabigerolic corrosive (CBGA) in cannabis. The plant actually creates chemicals (otherwise known as synthases) that change over the CBGA to one of 3 noteworthy cannabinoids: cannabichromene carboxylic corrosive (CBCA), cannabidiol carboxylic corrosive (CBDA), and tetrahydrocannabinol carboxylic corrosive (THCA). At the point when the plant creates THCA, it more often than not will be changed over to THC therefore of warmth or UV light. That being stated, THCA can be changed over to CBNA after some time too. Drawn out presentation to air causes the THCA to lose hydrogen atoms and oxidize; now we have CBNA. Much the same as whatever remains of the acidic cannabinoids, CBNA will change over to cannabinol (CBN) when presented to warmth or UV light.   What […]
June 13, 2017

Medical Cannabis Oil May Be A Game-Changing Treatment For Autism

Medical Cannabis Oil May Be A Game-Changing Treatment For Autism   2016 was a major year for cannabis study. In September of that year, Israeli specialists turned into the first on the planet to look for consent to treat extremely introverted kids with therapeutic cannabis in a clinical trial. Presently, a portion of the primary kids on the planet are being treated with medical cannabis oil in an authoritatively endorsed, specialist observed program. Noa Shulman is one of those youngsters. As “USA Today reports”, medical cannabis oil may simply be an amusement changing treatment for youngsters with a mental and physical imbalance.     Medical cannabis oil as an amusement changing treatment for Autism.   Noa gets her day by day measurements of solution as medical cannabis oil blended in with sustenance. A specific pleasure? Medical Cannabis oil blended with crushed sweet potato. The cannabis oil extricate that Noa is given is rich in cannabidiol (CBD), a remarkable compound called a cannabinoid that does not give a psychoactive high. There is a developing abundance of recounted confirmation that cannabis medicines are useful for youngsters and grown-ups with extreme types of a mental imbalance. In the United States, backing gatherings are […]
June 5, 2017

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. What is ALS?

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. What is ALS?     Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), additionally normally known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, is a dynamic neurodegenerative illness that causes muscle shortcoming, loss of motion, and eventually, respiratory disappointment. You may have caught wind of ALS subsequently of the current “Ice Bucket Challenge” , which expanded familiarity with this overwhelming condition and to raise stores for expanded research and support. ALS, referred to casually as “Lou Gehrig’s sickness”, is a neurodegenerative illness brought about by annihilation of engine neurons, which are cells of the sensory system which transmit signs to your muscles to control development. This harm prompts muscle shortcoming and decay (i.e. squandering/contracting).   In patients with ALS, shortcoming starts in the limits (i.e. arms and legs) and in the long run causes brokenness and disappointments in biting, gulping, and relaxing. Manifestations incorporate slurred discourse, troubles with strolling, spasms, diminished leeway of salivation by means of gulping bringing about dribbling, jerking, loss of motion [i.e. the failure to move] and the sky is the limit from there. Normally patients with ALS keep up full subjective capacity all through the movement of their sickness, yet now and again frontotemporal lobar dementia (described by challenges […]
June 5, 2017

Who Is Rick Simpson and What Is Rick Simpson Oil (RSO)?

Who Is Rick Simpson and What Is Rick Simpson Oil (RSO)?   In case you’re keen on medicinal weed, you’ll definitely find out about a type of cannabis known as Rick Simpson Oil, or RSO. RSO is an intense type of cannabis oil known to have health benefits, especially for many types of tumour. The Story of Rick Simpson Rick Simpson discovered his cannabis distinction absolutely coincidentally. Well before “Rick Simpson Oil” was begat as a term, and some time before cannabis was considered remotely standard, Rick Simpson was a designer working in a Canadian doctor’s facility in 1997. Simpson was working in the hospital center engine compartment covering the asbestos on the doctor’s facility’s funnels with strong vaporized glue. The engine compartment was ineffectively ventilated and the lethal exhaust brought on a transitory sensory system stun, making Simpson crumple off his step and hit his head. He was thumped oblivious and when he got up, he figured out how to contact his partners to take him to the crisis room. He kept on torment from dazed spells and a ringing in his ears for quite a long time after the mishap, however his endorsed medicine had little impact, notwithstanding […]
May 23, 2017

What You Have to Know Before Using Medical Cannabis Oil for Your Pets?

What You Have to Know Before Using Medical Cannabis Oil for Your Pets?   Medical cannabis oil is a trending topic these days. But can it be effective in treating pets? A developing number of veterinarians accept cannabidiol (CBD) items can be compelling in treating a variety of illnesses in puppies and felines, from nervousness to an absence of hunger—however government and state laws make it about unimaginable for them to talk about it with pet proprietors. That is the reason Dr. Greg Richter, a veterinarian in California, and Dr. Ransack Silver, an all-encompassing vet and pet cultivator in Colorado, have working in home states and past to teach pet proprietors and lawmakers on the advantages of treating pets with cannabis. Silver has even distributed a book, Medical Cannabis Oil and Your Pet: The Definitive Guide, which draws on his examination and experience to help individuals decide if cannabinoid treatment is appropriate for your creature. Leafly talked with both vets at the Green Flower Media Cannabis Health Summit in Los Angeles to discover what pet proprietors ought to know before they begin a treatment regimen.     It’s Illegal for Vets to Prescribe Medical Cannabis Oil to Pets Vets don’t […]
May 19, 2017

10 PROVEN BENEFITS OF CANNABIS OIL SOUTH AFRICA

10 PROVEN BENEFITS OF CANNABIS OIL SOUTH AFRICA THE HEALTH BENEFITS OF CANNABIS OIL SOUTH AFRICA Investigate into cannabis fundamental oil is directed entirely and we are in the early phases of its improvement. We can dare to dream that later on more research will be done and that administrative bodies turn out to be all the more tolerating of its capability to treat individuals securely.   STRESS AND ANXIETY Stress and tension and related passionate issue are an expanding present day concern and we have taken a gander at various potential and common other options to the regularly inadequate and perilous doctor prescribed medicines for these conditions. Cannabis oil is unquestionably worth investigating further as it can relax the harried personality and invigorate the arrival of joy hormones. This mix of impacts can prompt anxiety lessening and pace the path for sentiments of quiet and general prosperity. Cannabinoids found in the oil are in charge of these positive enthusiastic consequences for the body’s sensory system. A few late reviews have shown the potential estimation of cannabis oil in stress help and additionally related issues like sleep deprivation. An Israeli review distributed in 2013 exhibited that treatment with cannabinoids taking […]
April 26, 2017

MEDICAL MARIJUANA OIL FOR CANCER TREATMENT

MEDICAL MARIJUANA OIL FOR CANCER TREATMENT   There are a couple of things more alarming in life than being determined to have tumor. Luckily, medical cannabis oil can be a compelling treatment for cancer side effects and a decent other option to many medications as of now being applied.   It can help with prostate disease, lung cancer, leukemia, mind tumor, colorectal growth, cervical tumor, bosom cancer and the sky is the limit from there.   In the meantime, it helps in lightening manifestations that are related with customary disease treatment, for example, sickness and regurgitating. Be that as it may, many individuals don’t have the foggiest idea about this on the grounds that the health advantages of cannabis are dominated by its shame.   A UNIQUE HEALING COMPOUND   Pot is likewise usually known as Cannabis, and it originates from the hemp plant. The leaves, buds and blossom of the plant contain an interesting compound known as cannabinol. This is the substance compound found in cannabis from Medical Cannabis Oils South Africa that is looked for after for changed therapeutic applications.   Cannabinol has the capacity to turn off the quality that is in charge of the metastasis in […]