Parents report that medical marijuana reduces unwanted behaviors in children with autism.
Research into autism is still in its infancy.
It has been reported that the endocannabinoid systems of children with autism contain more CB2 receptors than those of children without autism. The findings suggest that medical cannabis may be useful in treating autism. Depending on the individual, medical marijuana may also treat anxiety, depression, or gastrointestinal disorders that may accompany autism. Sativas and sativa-dominant hybrids are usually more energizing. Indicas and indica dominant hybrids are typically more relaxing and calming. All strains can deliver the cannabinoids and terpenes required to treat autism symptoms. Children usually require higher CBD strains. When choosing a strain type, take into account when you will use the medicine and other effects you need. In relation to your individual symptoms/conditions, check the medical applications of cannabinoids and terpenes in the cannabis plant. Select a strain that contains those cannabinoids and terpenes (or as close as you can get) to treat your individualized symptoms. There are a variety of strain types that deliver the cannabinoids and terpenes that you need to treat your condition. You should consider when you will be using the medicine, and what is available at your dispensary. Sativa strains are typically more energizing and better for daytime use. These strains are sedating and better for sleep or nighttime use. Sativa dominant hybrids are uplifted and relaxed. uplifted and relaxed. uplifting and relaxing, whereas Indica dominant hybrids are relaxing but not too sedative.