by Stefanie on 02/04/2013 | Cannabis Videos

Leaf: The Health Benefits of Juicing Raw Cannabis

This video features the work of Dr. William Courtney, MD and the Cannabis International Foundation, an organisation that conducts and presents scientific studies on the Endogenous Cannabinoid System and Phytocannabinoids.

CI’s special interest and research focuses on the medicinal use of fresh, raw cannabis. The Foundation works to preserve strains with unique medicinal profiles.

It also educates patients, health professionals, courts, and elected officials, and to “restore safe access to cannabis worldwide in the name of public health”.

Research on medicinal cannabis

Amongst other tasks and responsibilities, Dr. Courtney is member of the American Academy of Cannabinoid Medicine, the International Cannabinoid Research Society, the International Association of Cannabis as Medicine, and the Society of Clinical Cannabis. Dr. Courtney also teaches Continuing Medical Education (CME) courses in clinical cannabis.

A colourful chart of the cannabinoids in Cannabis and their effects.
The cannabinoids in Cannabis and their effects.

Kirsten Peskuski

Seen in the movie as well is Kristen Peskuski. She is a patient and researcher, who has used fresh cannabis leaves to ease and cure Systemic Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Endometriosis and numerous other conditions.

Peskuski has a background in experimental research design and statistics. This helps her bridge the gap between patients, physicians, and researchers.

The case of a 2 year old child, diagnosed with terminal brain tumors, and treated with fresh cannabis juice, is also described in the video.

Source: Cannabis International Foundation

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Mary Dowling

How can I start this treatment??!


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