Cannabis has been known to human kind for thousands of years. It has been used by doctors and stoners alike for many years. Long back, when the laws of the society weren’t so feudal, people called cannabis a wonder drug. Physicians in ancient China have been known to use marijuana to aid patients with various sicknesses. It was used to cure pains, improve appetite, cure insomnia and many more.
Fortunately, the plant is gaining its fame back at a rapid pace in the world today. Many doctors are using marijuana to treat patients suffering from difficult diseases like sickle cell anemia and diabetes. It is being used to treat major brain disorders like ADHD and schizophrenia. It is being used to treat various gastrointestinal disorders and immune system disorders.
What are Gastrointestinal Disorders?
Gastrointestinal diseases refer to diseases involving the gastrointestinal tract, consisting of the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine and rectum. It also involves the accessory organs of digestion namely the liver, gallbladder, and pancreas. When one or more of these organs start to function improperly, the whole body metabolism is affected. There can be various forms of gastrointestinal disorders like diarrhea, constipation, improper bowel movement, stomach pain, intestinal inflammations and ulcers. The most common of these are the Irritable Bowel Syndrome and the Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Millions of people around the world suffer from these diseases.
Now there are many medications and painkillers in the market that will help you solve the issue temporarily. The real disorder tends to persist.
Cannabis as a Solution
The cannabis plant is a store house of minerals, proteins, fibres, fatty acids and other useful compounds. It contains a compound called cannabidiols which has analgesic, anti-inflammatory and anti-emetic properties. These properties will not only help you in keeping yourself fit and healthy, but also cure many of your gastrointestinal disorders.
Scientists conducted researches where constipation patients were given medical marijuana. The treatment worked wonders and the result was very good in terms of cannabis. Infact, cannabis is said to treat many disorders pertaining to the gastrointestinal tract very successfully.
So it can be concluded that if you are having a bowel movement issue for weeks now, go smoke up a joint. Nature is going to call on you shortly.