Ways Cannabis is Good for Your Brain | Cannabis Culture

THC is known to be a potent antioxidant with neuroprotective properties,”said Cao, explaining that THC “directly affects Alzheimer’s pathology by decreasing amyloid beta levels, inhibiting its aggregation, and enhancing mitochondrial function.”

This confirmed earlier studies, such as one from 2008 which found that THC “simultaneously treated both the symptoms and progression of Alzheimer’s disease.” This study concluded that, “compared to currently approved drugs prescribed for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease, THC is considerably superior.”

http://www.cannabisculture.com/content/2015/02/16/Pot-Could-Save-Your-Life-4-Ways-Cannabis-Good-Your-Brain

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