Although Mexico’s Congress has yet to regulate hemp products for medicinal use, physicians are writing prescriptions, and patients of all ages are feeling the healing effects of cannabinoids (CBD) from a variety of producers, imported products from the United States, and homemade remedies.
CBD is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for use in reducing seizures in epileptic patients. But it is also known to help with brain inflammation, which affects those suffering from all of the autoimmune and neurodegenerative diseases, such as Parkinson’s, dementia and Alzheimer’s, as well as with pain reduction, arthritis, anxiety, insomnia, migraines, brain inflammation, traumatic brain injury and cirrhosis.
It also helps with the regulation of blood sugar and cholesterol, anemias, and is high in proteins and Omega 3, as well as rich in zinc, calcium, magnesium and iron.
The Fundación Mexicana de Cannabis Medicinal A.C. (FMCAM), a non-profit organization that is advising parents of children with epilepsy, is hosting a three-day seminar on medical benefits of cannabis products Monday to Wednesday, February 10-12, at the Danza del Sol Hotel in Ajijic.Present will be leading experts in the U.S. health sector.