MARIJUANA of all the known ways to stimulate melatonin production, non is more dramatic than smoking marijuana. Marijuana stimulates production of a prostaglandin called PGE2, which may relate to its ability to stimulate melatonin production.
LIVE LONGER WITH MARIJUANA
Beijing: The inhabitants of an area in south western China have discovered that a drug made by the marijuana plant extends life. Many of the people in this area live to more than 100 years. The government of Bama Yao area in the province of Guangxi has increased the cultivable area of marijuana, tea oil and maize. Of the population of 220,000 in habitants, 69 are more than 100 years, and 226 are between 90 and 99 years. (NTB/AFP)
WILL MELATONIN EXTEND MY LIFESPAN?
There are no human studies to support this contention. In tests on both rats and mice melatonin caused a significant 20% increase in their lifespan. If melatonin does allow you to live longer and healthier it could do so because melatonin may reduce free radical damage; stimulate an aging immune system; protect the cardiovascular system; preserve a youthful circadian rhythm; stimulate the production of growth hormone.