The Use of Medical Marijuana in China

The Use of Medical Marijuana in China

According to the traditional Chinese medicine, marijuana is considered to be one of the 50 herbs that are fundamental. It is also commonly prescribed for the treatment of quite a few different diseases and health conditions. As a matter of fact, there is a place for every single part of the cannabis plant in Chinese medicine.


The flowers of the weed plant are used for wounds and disorders of menstruation. The achenia is used for those that have nervous disorders. Marijuana seeds have many uses, such as being a laxative, tonic, and alterative, demulcent, corrective, emmenagogue, anthelmintic, diuretic, and many other uses.

 

The oil of weed plants are used for throat dryness, sulfur poisoning, and hair loss. The leaves and juice can be used on scorpion stings, to prevent grey hair and hair loss, as an anthelmintic, and it has properties of being an antiperiodic. The stalk of the marijuana plant can be used as a diuretic. The juice can be helpful for post-partum hemorrhage, retained placenta, and other uses.

Considering the many medicinal uses and benefits of cannabis, it is no wonder that there are more countries all the time that are accepting the private growing and use of marijuana.