Bushfires caused devastation across the south of Western Australia, but proved the fire resistant properties of hempcrete. The hemp-based building material, in the form of hempcrete blocks, survived the blaze.
What actually determines the effects of Cannabis sativa is the entourage effect of the cannabinoids, terpenes (hydrocarbons), terpenoids (oxygen-containing terpenes) and flavonoids along with their quantities, not a name.
Cannabis sativa L. (hemp) has received a lot of attention because of its multipurpose useability, short production cycle, low capital demand in cultivation, possibility of carbon-negative transformation and easy carbon sequestering.
Over the last several decades, diverse lignocellulosic biomass has been studied for the production of biofuels and biochemicals. Industrial hemp has great potential, with the increase of hemp-related markets including hemp seed, hemp oil and fibre.
Medicinal cannabis can reduce or even eliminate opioid use in patients with chronic back pain and osteoarthritis. Medical cannabis may also be considered for patients experiencing neuropathic (nerve damage), inflammatory (nociceptive), nociplastic and mixed pain.
The reason cannabis can treat so many different conditions is that the Endocannabinoid System is spread throughout the body and responsible for the correct functioning of so many different parts and aspects of it.