Before knowing whether Rick Simpson oil can be used in the treatment of cancer or not it is very essential to what it is, its usage and benefits. Rick Simpson oil is created by Canadian medical marijuana and it consists of a high concentration of marijuana’s psychoactive compound, Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). THC is highly mostly made with THC-heavy cannabis strains such as Indica and you can also use Rick Simpson oil for cancer treatment.
Dosage of Rick Simpson oil for the treatment of cancer patient
Rick Simpson oil is very powerful medicine and so before you take it you must consult with your doctor about the dosage. It is usually seen that for getting maximum benefit doctors prescribes to consume only 60 grams of Rick Simpson oil over a period of 90 days. Generally, this dosage is taken in different week segments.
- In the first week, you have to take only one-fourth a drop of Rick Simpson oil per.
- The second to the fifth week, you have to double the dosage each time until it becomes one gram per day.
- In sixth to twelve-week, you can take one gram per day until you reach the complete 60 gram over a period of 90 days.
Benefits of using Rick Simpson oil
It is seen that Rick Simpson oil is highly used as an alternative to cancer treatment. But it can also be used in the treatment of some other serious disease such as asthma, anxiety, depression, inflammation, arthritis, drug addiction, multiple sclerosis, etc. There are many researcher and medical companies which have now started to research on this oil. A research study was conducted by the American Association for Cancer Research in the year 2014 and it was found that both Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), as well as CBD, is helpful when used along with the traditional radiation treatment for cancer. In the research study, it is found that both the compound THC and CBD are very useful in enhancing the effectiveness of radiation treatment. Both THC and CBD help to make the condition of cell better. Apart from that, it is also found in the research that if you use Rick Simpson oil regularly it will help to reduce the progress of the cancer cell.
Side effect and some associate risk of using Rick Simpson oil
As per a research was done by American Association for Cancer in the year 2014 it was said that the cannabis compounds such as THC and CBD have the risk of increasing the growth of cancerous tumors in many parts of the body including cancer and brain. The research team also guessed that there may be some other side effect in using Rick Simpson oil such as paranoia, red eyes, low blood pressure, depression, sleeping problems, irritability as well as impaired memory. However, in 2007 a research study claimed that use of Rick Simpson oil has no such significant effect on the human body.
What the researcher has to say about the use of Rick Simpson oil?
Dr. Augn-Din, MD in General Neurology and Neuro-psychiatry specialist told TheStreet that he had seen a huge improvement in the cancer patient when used this Rick Simpson oil. According to him, Rick Simpson oil is useful even when chemotherapy does not work on the patient. A fourteen years old girl had acute lymphoblastic leukemia with a Philadelphia chromosome mutation and she was treated with Rick Simpson oil and it was found that she got much relief from cancer. However, the girl died not because of cancer but due to gastrointestinal problems. Thus, Rick Simpson oil has enough potential for providing a huge benefit to the cancer patient.
In the US the use of recreational and medicinal cannabis including Rick Simpson oil is legalized across 29 states including Washington DC. But it is not legal to use Rick Simpson oil in every country and so before you use Rick Simpson oil it is very essential to know whether you can use it or not in your country and if you can use then how to use it. Due to the lack of research and evidence of efficiency, it is advisable not to use Rick Simpson Oil with consulting the doctor properly.