How Cannabis Can Impact Your Gut Health
Supplementing your endocannabinoid system can bring accelerated healing and support a healthy inflammatory response. A happy gut is a healthy gut.
We supplement with Vitamin C when we’re feeling sick and run down, we supplement iron when we experience anemia. Similarly, we can look to cannabis supplementation for a variety of endocannabinoid health issues, which includes an intricate connection to our gut health, and inflammatory response.
Cannabis acts as both a modulator and a palliative agent. Meaning, it has the ability to both manage the severity of your symptoms, and the progression of disease. The most therapeutic component of the cannabis plant is found within the flowering portion, where there is the greatest concentration of cannabinoids.
This article was originally prepared for my column in Vista Magazine’s Nov/Dec 2018 issue.
Continue reading the full article: Heal Your Gut with Cannabis
1. Role of Cannabis in Digestive Disorders: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27792038
2. Endocannabinoids within the Gut: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4940133/
3. Endocannabinoids and Immune Regulation: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3044336/
4. Cannabis as a Novel Anti-Inflammatory: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2828614/