RSO oil or Rick Simpson Oil is known to be a cannabis oil product.  A Canadian marijuana activist, Rick Simpson has developed this oil. This oil is different from the other cannabis that is available. This is because it has high level of tetrahydrocannabinol.  This is the primary cannabinoid in marijuana which gets people high. Other therapeutic oil have cannabinoid or no THC.  RICK does not sell RSO, he encourages people to make their simply by using the method that he has enumerated.

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What are the Benefits of Rick Simpson Oil?

The primary claim related to Rick Simpson Oil is that it can treat cancer.  After Simpson has been diagnosed with skin cancer in the year, he applied for Rick Simpson Oil Cancer to the cancerous spots on the neck and the face. As per Simpson, the spot had been healed within a few days.

As per the website of Rick Simpson, RSO is made of a certain type of Cannabis which is known as Cannabis indica. This leads to sedative effect that will enable the body to heal.

Apart from cancer, RSO oil can heal,

  • Arthritis
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • High blood pressure
  • Infections
  • Inflammation
  • Insomnia
  • Depression
  • Asthma

What does the Research have to Say?

Rick Simpson had decided to try on cannabis after he was done reading the result in the year 1975 which tested the use of cannabinoids in mice that had lung cancer. The study showed that another cannabinoid called CBN or cannabinol can slow down the growth of lung cancer in a mice.

In the study of 2014 on the mice, the effect of CBD and THC along with radiation therapy appeared to increase the effectiveness of radiation against brain cancer. As the per the study, the results have suggested that CBB and THC might help in preparing the cancer cells so that it can respond better to radiation therapy.

Nonetheless, another study which involved humans have found that THC have increased the growth rate of some brain and lung cancer cells.

In recent clinical trials which involved human participants having cancer, it showed that cannabinoids are safe for using in cancerous patients

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Are there Side Effects of Rick Simpson Oil Cancer?

THC is known to be a positive psychoactive substance which means that it can lead to a wide range of psychological symptoms like.

  • Paranoia
  • Hallucinations
  • Disorientation
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Irritability

It can also lead to physical side effects like:

  • Bloodshot eyes
  • Low blood pressure
  • Dizziness
  • Impaired memory
  • Sleeping issues
  • Slow digestion
  • Impaired motor control or reaction time

However, the side effects of Rick Simpson Oil Cancer only last for few hours and do not post any serious health risk.  The primary risk which is associated with RSO is that it doesn’t have much evidence that it efficacious treats cancer.  This turns out to be truly dangerous if someone stops following what the doctor had recommended. In case RSO oil doesn’t work, cancer might continue to work cancer might continue growing and might become harder to treat even with the conventional methods.

Moreover, Rick Simpson advocates on making Rick Simpson oil of your own and this might carry some risk. First of all you have to get a good amount of marijuana that might be illegal in some of the areas. Again, the process of making the oil is also quite risky.