The therapeutic uses of marijuana were accepted by medical advocates ages back in 1849. The uses were published in medical journals in both Europe and the United States. Over 17,000 articles were published by 2011. They widely accepted the uses of marijuana for pain, muscle spasms, cachexia, vomiting, and nausea. For numerous ailments, it was also perceived as an effective treatment. Later, it was also used to treat disabilities and several other diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis, peripheral neuropathic pain and lower track symptoms of MS.
Uses for marijuana were also found with reference to palliative care, proving it as the mother of nature. For patients who were ill terminally and were suffering from chronic illnesses, the quality of life was improved by it. Besides this, the use of marijuana was also found in treating chronic pain. Marijuana helped in alleviating numerous kinds of pain whether stemming from postoperative, chronic, neuropathic, cancer, arthritis, rheumatoid, or fibromyalgia. Marijuana was also found in treating various kinds of disorders, such as muscle weakness caused by dysesthesia, myotonic myopathy, and chronic cystitis. It also helped individuals suffering from pain, depression, and loss of appetite.
In Canada, marijuana was widely accepted as a Mother Nature medicine for treating various diseases. Producers were allowed to sell the dried plan, fresh leaves, and oils of it. However, it was strictly prescribed to patients that instead of smoking it, they must consume it orally. In recent years, it has been proven that marijuana can effectively treat various conditions, involving post-traumatic stress disorder, Alzheimer’s disease, multiple sclerosis, chronic pain, glaucoma, and cancer (Labs). Numerous patients suffering from palliative cancer and chronic pain were treated through marijuana. It was also found that marijuana can relieve nausea due to chemotherapy. Other than this, marijuana can help individuals suffering from seizures attacks due to genetic conditions.
Marijuana (medical cannabis) can also be used as a tool for treating several rare conditions and complex diseases. It can cure numerous types of central sensitivity syndromes, such as refractory nausea, neuropathic pain, multiple sclerosis, irritable bowel, migraines, chronic fatigue syndrome, and fibromyalgia. Despite its huge range of benefits, this Mother Nature comes with certain precautions too. It must not be taken during lactation and pregnancy. It must be used carefully in unstable conditions related to cardiac, like possible hypotension, tachycardia, and angina. In the case of asthma and COPD, smoking of it is completely prohibited. Despite having a superior safety profile in contrast to other medicines, overdosage leading to deaths have also occurred regarding cannabis usage.