Cannabis whole plant therapy is what you are hearing about when you hear stories surrounding individuals like Coltyn Turner, Alexis Bortell, and Charlotte Figi. These individuals have life-threatening illnesses such as Crohn's disease, Dravet Syndrome epilepsy, and other debilitating life-threatening illnesses. In many instances, these individuals would be considered terminal without a chance to live. In fact, doctors told them that they would not be alive today according to modern medicine. These individuals and their families thought outside the box and found treatments using marijuana.
CBD isn't Always Enough
CBD is a cannabinoid found in marijuana that is proving to be very effective in helping to treat a multitude of different conditions. Unfortunately, when it comes to life-threatening illnesses such as Cancer, Crohn's disease, and Dravet Syndrome Epilepsy CBD only is not enough. Individuals who suffer from these life-threatening illnesses end up finding relief from their symptoms as well as a way to manage their conditions with cannabis. Whole plant therapy involves using CBD, THC, THCa, CBN, CBG, and virtually every other compound found in marijuana.
The Entourage Effect
Together these compounds create what is also called the Entourage Effect. Working together in a way that science cannot fully explain these compounds do miraculous things for those who are considered to be on their deathbed. "Coltyn Turner coined the phrase I would rather be illegally alive than legally dead." He is a young boy who decided to start utilizing marijuana is an alternative treatment when nothing else worked for his Crohn's disease. He is alive and well today thanks to marijuana. Coltyn is not the only one either, there are many more people that are experiencing the same kind of relief he has found thanks to cannabis.
Whole Plant Therapy is also becoming an essential part of many individuals daily diet in the form of juicing the raw plant. Juicing cannabis in its raw form very well may be the most efficient way of obtaining all that cannabis has to offer us. This is because it offers a full spectrum of cannabinoids which is not often found in dried buds.