Real Rick Simpson oil, not to be confused with regular hemp oil found in vitamin stores, contains potent concentrations of both CBD and THC. This combination is what makes it an effective medical treatment for serious conditions such as cancer(s).
According to current research, CBD is the most beneficial component found in cannabis that is geared toward reversing the growth of cancerous tumors. Acting through cannabinoid receptors CB1 and CB2, endocannabinoids (as well as THC) are thought to play a role in variety of biological functions, including pain, anxiety control, and reduced inflammation. CBD's has also been shown to reduce pressure and swelling in the eyes as a side effect of glaucoma.
THC can selectively induce programmed cell death in brain tumor cells without negatively impacting surrounding healthy cells. In 2000, the Journal Nature Medicine reported that injections of synthetic THC eradicated brain tumors in one-third of treated rats, and prolonged life in another third by six weeks.