Human Evolution and Cannabis: The Ultimate Gift

This book written and published by Harish Kumar is 2017 speaks about the theories of how the human psychological body functions and how cannabis could intervene and provide a alternative method to treat psychological problems like depression and anxiety.


Anti-Depressant Effects of THC – UPM Malaysia

Title: Antidepressant-like effects of Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and rimonabant in the olfactory bulbectomised rat model of depression

Prof. Dr Aris Moklas and the team have researchers in Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) found through their preliminary study that THC is an effective anti-depressant that should be used for human clinical trials.

THC Induces Monoamine Release – UPM Malaysia

Title: Chronic Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol induces monoamine release but not conditioned place preference

THC increases the serotonin and dopamine activity in the brain which proves to be beneficial for treating mental health illnesses.

THC Improves Neurogenesis in the Brain

Title: Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (∆9-THC) improves neurogenesis in the brain of adult Spraque Dawley

THC is found to increase neurogenesis (the growth and development of nervous tissues) in the brain when consumed. This study proves the possibility that THC can effectively treat brain degenerative brain illnesses like Alzheimer’s disease.

Relation of THC to Hemispheric Lateralization with Behavioural Changes

Title: Preliminary Study on Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol (∆9-THC) and Ethanol: Hemispheric Lateralization with Behavioural Changes

Both left and right sides of the hippocampus and prefrontal cortex produced different values in protein of interest when the dosage of 2.0 mg/kg (∆9-THC) was presented.