5 Ways Weed Helps To Strengthen Immunity

By Terry Hacienda, The Fresh Toast on

Published in Cannabis Daily

Taking cannabis in the correct dose and under necessary supervision can transform the state of your immunity.

For centuries, human beings have been using cannabis for healing and recreational purposes. In fact, extensive works of research show that cannabis has an intense impact on the human body and its immune system.

This article briefly discusses a couple of the ways through which cannabis aids the building of your body’s immune system. But before delving into this, let’s talk about how the body’s immune system works. A closer look at the immune system The immune system is comprised of a network of cells consisting of antibodies, white blood cells, the bone marrow, and the lymphatic system. If the immune system starts to function at a lower or overactive level, you will experience immune system disorders.

Immune system disorders lead to a complete breakdown of your health, which cannabis can help combat. However, as an intelligent cannabis user, you want to be sure that you know how cannabis helps. Below are the top five ways through which cannabis helps in building your immunity. Cannabis suppresses inflammation in the immune system Medical practitioners often recommend cannabis because of its potent anti-inflammatory properties. These properties aid with pain relief and protects your immune system from major vulnerabilities.

Cannabis also helps suppress the secretion of cytokines in the immune system. Whenever there is pain somewhere in your body caused by inflammation, cannabis regulates your immune responses such that the pain starts to lessen. Cannabis strengthens our mental health Some people don’t know that there is a connection between their mental health and the immune system. If you don’t sleep well, if you don’t eat well and are excessively stressed, your immune system will become weak.

Cannabis helps alleviate stress, combats various mental disorders, boosts brain function, and has soothing properties that can help you sleep well; when you start eating and sleeping well, when you feel strengthened, and without stress, you will have a stronger immune system.


To boost mental health, you will need to realign your nervous system, improve your brain function, improve your mood, reduce insomnia and get rid of anxiety. All of which cannabis plays one role or the other in. Your mental health is essential to your body’s immunity, so you shouldn’t ignore it.

It wouldn’t help if you focus on every other part of your body and ignore your mental health. Life can be very fast-paced such that you may ignore your mental health, but with cannabis, you can achieve the balance you need.

Now the fact that cannabis offers relief doesn’t mean you should become complacent with your life. Please take care of your mental and physical health, get plenty of sleep, and most importantly try to avoid stress.

Note that you can add cannabis seeds to your smoothies, salads, or energy bars to improve your mental health — your immune system will be better for it! Photo by vitanovski/Getty ImagesCannabis fights off neuro-inflammatory conditions Neuro-inflammatory conditions occur when the brain doesn’t get enough blood supply. Now, if your brain isn’t getting enough blood, you will face serious health challenges such as stroke, head injuries, and cerebral ischemia.


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