My Dad and Dementia

Hello, everyone! Am Naaz (name changed), working as a writer in a reputed company. All am going to share is a few words about my lovely dad’s dementia. Like every other kid in this world, I too grew up by seeing my dad as a hero. His biggest plus is being nice to everyone without […]

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MORE THAN JUST A DISEASE RELAP...

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It’s a pity that even over 70 years after the first successful demonstration of its efficacy in the treatment of acute mental illnesses like schizophrenia, there is still very little informed public opinion about Electroconvulsive Therapy or ECT. Although, it is a fact that ECT is one of the most effective method for treating severe […]

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Yoga and beating alcoholism

Alcoholism is the dependency on alcohol that has a physiological and psychological impact on a person’s life. According to WHO, about 30% of Indians consume alcohol, out of which 4-13% are daily consumers and up to 50% of these, fall under the category of hazardous drinking. Another worrying trend from India is that the average […]

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Beating Addiction Stigma and S...

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Bhang Facts…..All you need to know about Bhang

Holi, Bhanga

Bhang Facts…..All you need to know about Bhang

Bhang is an edible form of cannabis which is used in India since the ancient period. Bhang has a religious and cultural importance in India; bhang is the most popular intoxicant, especially at times of festivals such as Holi, and Shivaratri.

Like other countries, selling and buying of cannabis is illegal in our country. Still due to a cultural and religious association with the preparations a small amount of usage has permission in certain places of Ghats in Northern India such as Rajasthan, Assam, Uttar Pradesh etc.

How bhang is made?

The leaves and buds of female cannabis are made into a paste with help of motor and pestle. Milk and ghee and other spices are added too. It might be used for making bhang lassi, bhang ki thandai, goli, kulfi, sharbats, laddoos, pakoras etc. Lately, even bhang cupcakes.

What are the Medicinal properties of Bhang?

From ancient periods the bhang (cannabis leaves) are using in ayurveda as medicine to relive anxiety and promote the sound sleep and even depression and it also a cure for some aliments like dysentery, sunstroke, fever, vomiting, arthritis, and indigestion. It will cause side effects like hallucinogenic effects.

Who must avoid having Bhang?

The individuals who have asthma, cardiac problem like high blood pressure, and nerve related diseases are suggested to are suggested to avoid bhang consumption.

 Is bhang addictive?

 What are the symptoms of Bhang addiction?

 What are the treatment Options of Bhang addiction?

Consumption of Bhang:

Unlike others drugs and alcohol, not much social stigma is attached to bhang. That’s why it’s consumed all through the year. In occasions like Holi and Sivaratri consumption rate will markedly increased by greater than four times than normal.

 Tips for safer consumption of Bhang

Don’t mix Bhang with alcohol it may lead to fatal, don’t drive after having bhang, and don’t consume the bhang lassi in empty stomach. Drink a lot of water to prevent dehydration; do keep away bhang related products away from pregnant women’s and children.

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