INTRODUCTION.docx - 1 Marijuana as an Herbal Treatment to Several Mental Illness Paula Riza dJ Alarcon Patrick Floyd Castillo Terrence Louiz Lapitan

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1 Marijuana as an Herbal Treatment to Several Mental Illness Paula Riza dJ Alarcon Patrick Floyd Castillo Terrence Louiz Lapitan Johnwrick Dayle Sabelo A Research Project Presented to the Senior High School Department Colegio de San Juan de Letran Calamba In Partial Fulfillment Of the Requirement for the Subjects Reading and Writing Skills & Practical Research 1 Calamba, Laguna March 2017
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2 CHAPTER I INTRODUCTION Background of the Study Cannabis, popularly known as marijuana, is a medical herb known to have benefits in the medical world. Marijuana as medical drug has been an up roar to scientists and doctors alike, but has little research on the effects and standard dosage of the drug on different medical and mental illnesses. Most researches are about the drug are only limited based on observations of effects visible to patients and users in taking the extracted chemical compounds of the marijuana. Due to a large number of people abusing the herbal drug, only few countries and states legalize the drug and researches concerning the study of marijuana requires a lot of procedures and permits in order to allow the experimental study. There are 400 chemical entities found in the marijuana and 60 of them are cannabinoid compounds, but only delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and Cannabidiol (CBD) are known to have medical effects while the 79 active chemical compounds have no or limited research on their effects. THC is the chemical that is responsible for psychological effects and the compound that makes people high and the right amounts of in takes of this extracted compounds increases appetites, reduces nausea, decreases pain, inflammation and muscle control. CBD is a compound that treats and controls mental illnesses like epilepsy, depression, anxiety, schizophrenia and even addiction. In extracting the chemical contents in the marijuana, there are different ways. The most common extraction of the compounds used in the medical society is by the oil extraction of the herbal drug, this kind of extraction utilize and increases the concentration of the chemical compounds without creating smoke and burning of the plant. By the use of oil extraction of the plant lowers and regulates the amount of THC and increases the CBD for better treatment to mental disorders.
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3 Statement of Problems 1. What are the compounds in the marijuana that helps cure illnesses? 2. What are the different instruments and methods that extract the medical compounds of marijuana? 3. What is the role of marijuana or cannabis in curing mental and medical illnesses? Objectives 1. To identify the different compounds in the marijuana that helps cure illnesses and disorders. 2. To identify the different the different instruments and methods in extracting the medical compounds in the marijuana.
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