Cannabis is Key to Good Health When We Eat it vs. Smoke it


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canaIt is no secret that our world is seeing a huge increase in poor health and cancer cases. It should come as no surprise when we look at what we eat daily, the condition of our environment and the types of body care products we use daily that contain a ton of cancer causing agents. Mainstream medicine suggests that chemotherapy and radiation are the best means to go about treating cancer, but there is a growing body of evidence to suggest there exist much better cures.

Cannabinoids may very well be one of the best disease and cancer fighting treatments out there. If you have heard of Rick Simpson you have heard of his methods of preparing cannabis or hemp in such a way where he is able to extract the oil from it and use that oil to treat cancer. Rick has been very successful in his work and his popularity is growing as a result. At the same time, he has received a great deal of flack for his methods as they pose a serious threat to the business that is cancer.

What are cannabinoids?
Cannabinoids refer to any of a group of related compounds that include cannabinol and the active constituents of cannabis. They activate canbinoid receptors in the body. The body itself produces  compounds called endocannabinoids and they play a role in many processes within the body that help to create a healthy environment. Cannabinoids also play a role in immune system generation and re-generation. The body regenerates best when it’s saturated with Phyto-Cannabinoids. Cannabinoids can also be found in Cannabis. It is important to note that the cannabinoids are plentiful in both hemp and cannabis. The differentiation between hemp and cannabis is simply that hemp only contains 0.3% THC while cannabis is 0.4% THC or higher. (Technically they are both strains of Cannabis Sativa.)

Cannabinoids have been proven to reduce cancer cells as they have a great impact on the rebuilding of the immune system. While not every strain of cannabis has the same effect, more and more patients are seeing success in cancer reduction in a short period of time by using cannabis. Contrary to popular thought and belief, smoking the cannabis does not assist a great deal in treating disease within the body as therapeutic levels cannot be reached through smoking. Creating oil from the plant or eating the plant is the best way to go about getting the necessary ingredients which are the cannabinoids. Another aspect of smoking the cannabis that must be looked at is the fact that when the cannabis is heated and burnt it changes the chemical structure and acidity of the THC which changes its ability to be therapeutic. Further, anytime you burn something and inhale it, you create oxidation within the body. That oxidation is not healthy for the body and can lead to health issues itself.

Cannabinoids can prevent cancer, reduce heart attacks by 66% and insulin dependent diabetes by 58%. Cannabis clinician Dr. William Courtney recommends drinking 4 – 8 ounces of raw flower and leaf juice from any Hemp plant.

Cannabis – whether Sativa, Indica, Ruderalis, male, female, hermaphrodite, wild, bred for fiber, seeds or medicinal resin – is a vegetable with every dietary essential we can’t synthesize: Essential Amino Acids, Essential Fatty Acids, Essential Cannabinoid acids and hundreds of anti-Cancer compounds. It is important to note that when we isolate to important compounds of cannabis and take them in supplement we miss out of the bio-synergistic compounds that go along with it in full plant form. This makes it more difficult for the body to determine what exactly it is taking in.

“If you heat the plant, you will decarboxylate THC-acid and you will get high, you”ll get your 10 mg. If you don’t heat it, you can go up to five or six hundred milligrams & use it as a Dietary Cannabis. . . and push it up to the Anti-oxidant and Neuro-protective levels which come into play at hundreds of milligrams,” stated Dr. William Courtney.

The Endocannabinoid System (ECS) maintains our biological systems by regulating each cell tissue. It uses Arachadonic acid/Omega 6 to make Endo-Cannabinoids: fatty molecules that communicate harm between cells. Dietary Cannabis mimics the ECS by providing Cannabinoids when there is an Arachadonic acid deficiency or Clinical Cannabinoid Deficiency.

Doctors who have been researching cannabis and it’s benefits in diet for some time have recommended that people make cannabis a part of their everyday diet. To reiterate, the plant does not need to contain high levels of THC and it can simply be hemp. Eating Cannabis that does contain THC will not get you high. Also, smoking it does not give the same results as eating or juicing the plant. If we view the plant simple as a vegetable like all other vegetables we eat, it makes sense that we wouldn’t put it inside rolling papers and smoke it to get the nutritional benefits. (haha)

Sources:
http://www.rawhemp.tk/
http://www.phoenixtears.ca/
http://cannabisinternational.org/
http://edrv.endojournals.org/content/27/1/73.full

http://cannabisclinicians.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/OS-2011-Terpenes+Minor-CBs.pdf

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  2. George

    I dunno, I’ve eaten it and I was high for 2 days… lol..

    • Kevin Hay

      Indeed!
      Incrementally is the key!
      When it comes to extract, I suggest 100mg before bed. An hour before bed, longer if you have had a snack or late dinner.
      Do this for 3 days, before upping dosage to 200mg.
      The dosage that I suggest for cancer patients is 200mg three times daily.
      Start with 100mg before bed for three days. bring it up to 200mg for three more. Then add 100 mg to breakfast meal, for three days then bring to 200mg. After three days start 100 mg with midday meal. Take with food to lessen the impact of absorption. It hits hard on an empty stomach.
      After three 200 mg dosages are being taken, start the calender. 60-90 days at this level is enough to infuse the entire body, down to the bone marrow.
      And it works.
      I have personally healed brain cancer, rectal cancer, abdominal, urinary, and epidermal cancers.
      Not to mention diabetes. There is a very positive reaction with diabetics, to cbd and thc.
      Not only that, I am combining it with Inductively Separated Atomic Elements, or Omus elements to enhance the healing reaction, by combining these high spin materials with the cannabinoids. The results are an increase in metabolic cellular activity. I call this compound “Cannabinisae” also “CannabinOrmus”.

      Cheers,
      Kev

      • Eating hemp or raw marijuana will not get you high. If the THC is non carboxylated it is non hallucinogenic.

        • Kevin Hay

          You have some wrong information there, LifeisGreen. Perhaps you should try eating some fresh bud first, and observe the reaction before you state something like this. After you wake up, you will realize that this is certainly not the case.

          THC is carboxilated by hydrochloric gastrointestinal acid. The rotation of the tetrahydracanabolic acid is altered through acidic reactions, not just through thermodynamic ones. The removal of a carbon molecule from this acidic chain is necessary for epidermal applications, as the non-activated THC will have little effect on dermal applications for skin cancer melanomas. Eating fresh cannabis is the most effective way to convert all the thc into usable delta 6(It is now metric, meaning that the old delta 9 configuration no longer referred to…), as none of the thc will be destroyed through smoking or evaporating.

          Eating fresh cannabis will not only get you high, it will get you more high than you think, so start slow and don’t eat too much. One or two fresh wet grams with food is usually more than enough to rock someone.

          Cheers,
          Kev

          • Matthew Sands

            I’m sorry Kevin but it is you who is mistaken. Raw THCA does not get you high. Eating raw bud may get you high because gradual decarboxylation does occur with out heating at temperatures as low as room temp, so it will likely have some THC on it, the dryer it is the more decarboxylation will have occurred. But that raw bud will have much more THC if cooked and thus will get you much higher.
            Studies have been done on this subject and decarboxylation does not occur in the body, at least not at significant levels. Raw THCA is not completely inactive and does have its own therapeutic effects via other pathways, COX1 and COX2, plus other actions that appear to be independent of known receptors. But raw THCA does not activate the CB1 and CB2 receptors when taken topically or ingested. It needs decarboxylation to convert it to THC before it will fit the CB1 and CB2 receptors and this does not occur in the body.
            I don’t know how big the fresh bud you ate was, or how fresh, but try drying that bud out and then cooking and then eat it to see the difference.
            I find it very hard to believe that 1 gram of wet plant material gave you any psychoactive effects. If it was a concentrated oil then it may have but again any psychoactive effects you felt would be down to the presence of THC that has already converted from THCA, not the raw THCA itself. As I said, there have been studies on this and it has been established that decarboxylation does NOT occur in the body. It was previously theorised that it could as you are right to suggest that acids can cause decarboxylation but for what ever reason this does not happen in the stomach (possibly due to lack of exposure as decarboxylation through contact with acids is believed to take a while).

            Anecdotal evidence has strongly suggested that failure to complete proper decarboxylation of cannabis oil has resulted less potent medicine which as resulted in failed cancer treatments, so decarboxylation is very important not just for getting high but for activated the desired medicinal properties of THC.
            Though raw THCA does have its own medical effects and is even believed to exert its own, probably less potent and less direct, anti cancer effects, it definitely does not get you high and any high experienced from eating raw cannabis is the result of pre converted THC.

            This is not a pissing contest and I am not saying this lightly. Decarboxylation is a vital part of cannabis medicine, especially as a cancer treatment, and while raw also has benefits it is not the same as cooked/heated/decarboxylated cannabis

          • I have been “activating” inactive thc for 25 years. I know the chemical procedures. Your evidence is incorrect. Your evaluations are too narrow. You need to put more time on this. This “newbie” attitude that has very recently evolved through the regurgitation of inaccurate scientific data is not helping.
            I posted technical links showing the chemical augmentation using hydrochloric and sulfuric acid.
            And please try eating a gram of cold extracted oil. i would love to see this. Inactive, at 2-5 percent, it will be 25 percent after your acidic digestion activates it.

          • “Anecdotal evidence has strongly suggested that..”

            My evidence proves otherwise. Proves it.

            Thanks!

          • MattMatt

            I’m sorry Kev but you are the one who is mistaken. Raw THCA does not get you high. It also does not activate either Cb1 or Cb2 receptors, which are utilised by THC to kill cancer cells. Raw THCA is not inactive, it has its own medicinal properties, including possible anti cancer effects (though these are likely less direct and less potent than THC) through other pathways. But raw THCA is not psychoactive.
            Studies have been done in this subject and decarboxylation does not occur in the body. THCA has completely different effects to THC.
            It is true that acids can cause decarboxylation but for what ever reason (lack of exposure, time or some other factor) it does not happen when ingested. The theory that either the stomach acids or liver may cause decarboxylation was one of the primary reasons why this issue has been studied. But the studies have shown that decarboxylation does not occur in the body. The anecdotal evidence supports this too as raw juicers are able to consume massive amounts of raw THCA with out any high being felt, like wise with people using THCA tinctures and raw oils.

            I don’t know how much raw you eat to get high or how dry the material is but I find it highly unlikely that a gram of wet plant material would get you high. Oil maybe, but any high felt from eating oil or bud would be from the presence of THC not from the THCA.
            People can and have gotten high from eating raw bud, usually dried, or unheated oils but this high would be the result of the presence of THC and would be less potent than if the raw THCA was converted to THC through sufficient cooking.

            Decarboxylation is very important, not just for getting high. As it is only the THC that is proven to kill cancer, along with CBD, through activation of Cb1 and Cb2. Raw THCA is unproven in this regard, cannot activate either Cb1 or Cb2, and any anti cancer effects would be through other pathways and likely less potent and less direct.
            So while raw has medicinal benefits, it is cooked that is most potent for cancer killing

          • “The anecdotal evidence supports this too as raw juicers are able to consume massive amounts of raw THCA with out any high being felt, like wise with people using THCA tinctures and raw oils.

            I don’t know how much raw you eat to get high or how dry the material is but I find it highly unlikely that a gram of wet plant material would get you high. Oil maybe, but any high felt from eating oil or bud would be from the presence of THC not from the THCA.”

            You think?

            Interesting. I am an expert in marijuana and have been deemed so by the Supreme Court of b.C. I have 35 years in marijuana experience and consumption.

            The reasons that people juicing Cannabis are able to consume large quantities, is that they juice leaves for the most part. Even juicing buds gives you juice. Apparently you don’t understand that the THC and other fatty acids are not produced internally. The juice contains nearly no Cannabinoids. THC is also an oil based acidic structure and it stays in the plant membrane unless a solvent is used to dis-attach it. It stays stuck in the plant material. This is part of the reason that most people do not extract oil correctly. They soak it leaching the chlorophyll and other compounds into the solvent. the thc is only on the outside of the leaf membrane and there are procedures that I developed myself on how to do this correctly and easily.
            More so, when ingested, the stomach acid rotates this acidic chain, the same way heat does, by decarboxylating the molecular chain and removing a carbon molecule. i have personally done this with acid and it is effective. This happens inside the gastrointestinal system, acidicly transmutated into delta 9.

            “The anecdotal evidence supports this too as raw juicers are able to consume massive amounts of raw THCA with out any high being felt, like wise with people using THCA tinctures and raw oils.

            I don’t know how much raw you eat to get high or how dry the material is but I find it highly unlikely that a gram of wet plant material would get you high. Oil maybe, but any high felt from eating oil or bud would be from the presence of THC not from the THCA.”

            I know. You don’t. What are you saying here?You doubt it? Oil “maybe?” If you eat a gram of oil, even crystal from dry bud, I want to film it! I want to watch you fall off your world.

            I have eaten a gram of oil. Non decarboxylated cold extract. I want to watch you do it, Mattmatt, and you will hit the matt-matt, MattMatt.

            “But the studies have shown that decarboxylation does not occur in the body.”
            Maybe one done that was incorrectly monitored and not fully understood. http://www.rexresearch.com/hhusb/hh6thc.htm
            http://hempbasics.com/hhusb/hh6thc.htm
            http://www.google.com/patents/WO2009133376A1?cl=en

            Carboxylation is controlled through PH and this definitely can and does occur inside the body, through the natural digestive process.

            http://www.google.com/patents/US20050049298

            Cheers.

            P.S. You need a decade or two of first hand experience with these materials MattMatt,, before you try to present second hand and incorrect evaluations of our bodies biological functions and chemistry. Most of the information presented about marijuana, cannabis in general, through “modern” science today, is irrevocably flawed. You present this very well here with your clinical, yet absolutely incorrect conclusions and evaluations.

            hanks for allowing to clear up some of your misconceptions.

            Cheers,
            Kevin Hay
            https://www.facebook.com/vancouverislandormus

          • By the way MattMatt, simply quoting anecdotal testing, from one woman’s results, is not a scientific evaluation that i consider even remotely accurate.

            http://www.collective-evolution.com/2013/09/03/shocking-results-woman-replaces-40-medications-with-raw-cannabis-juice/

            I may even have consulted professionally with this person, but as it is a medical evaluation, I cannot confirm or deny this. You need not post as if you are a professional and have experience with this, as you are not, and you have not had any, as your doubts are not analytically correct, but instead quite laughable, based on the reality observed every day.
            This observed reality is not difficult to explain..
            I deal with torsion tensors and scalar magnetic frequencies in my field of occupation, and this is complicated material, as it is our non-observable reality that holds the answers. What MattMatt discusses here is not complicated to show chemically, through acidic reactions.
            Welcome to the Room. The room where anything is possible.

    • I ate it once and ended up throwing up for hours!

      • Kevin Hay

        That is a strange reaction George. There is nothing toxic that your body would react to, unless it had been treated with anti-mold crap or pesticides. I ate a couple grams of hash once, then went to an all you can eat buffet. I ended up barfing, but that was because my stomach was numb, and I over filled it.
        One good barf and sleepy time. There is no throwing up for hours. I have administered cannabis oil orally to over a thousand people. Not one has ever had the reaction that George discusses.
        How many ounces did you eat George? LMAO!
        Once again, even with a massive overdose, there is no throwing up for hours. There is one good heave and then it sleepy time.
        Mixing alcohol can be a cause of this or toxic medication…or bad grass.
        Cheers,
        Kevin

        • LUIS MARIO ROCHA

          OI KEVIN
          MEU NOME É LUIS E VIVO NO BRASIL. NOTO QUE QUANDO FUMO, DÁ A SENSAÇÃO QUE A ANERGIA DO MEU CORPO FOI SUGADA. O MEU PESO NORMAL, 73 KG CAIU PARA 69 KG, COM MÚSCULOS, CORPO DEFINIDO, MAS SEM FORÇA.
          O QUE DEVO CONSUMIR PARA CONSERVAR A FORÇA NORMAL NOS BRAÇOS, PERNAS, COM GANHO FÍSICO.
          ABRAÇOS

          • LUIS MARIO ROCHA

            …SEM PARAR DE FUMAR. FUMO CHARUTOS CUBANOS E MJ. QUALIDADE RUIM.

          • Kevin Hay

            Olá Luiz , sativa é melhor para a energia. Indica vai acabar com você mais, e fazer você se sentir preguiçoso. É melhor para a dor. Para a energia , sativa vai lhe dar mais energia. tomar óleo de thhe também. não a erva . o óleo é mais fácil avaliar a potência e mais fácil de controlar a dosagem e absorve rapidamente sob a língua . Misture- withmelted chocolate, deixe endurecer, fácil de comer demais .
            Cheers!
            Kevin

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