What are the medical benefits of cannabinoids?
Reduce inflammation and relieve pain.
Control nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy.
Kill cancer cells and slow tumor growth.
Relax tight muscles in people with multiple sclerosis.
Stimulate appetite and improve weight gain in people with cancer and AIDS.
Cannabinoids produced in the human body have an anti-inflammatory effect. Endocannabinoids seem to play an important role in regulating inflammation processes. ... THC acts on the cannabinoid receptors, of which there are two types, CB1 and CB2. Both receptors are made such that THC can attach itself to them.