100 Medicinal Uses of Cannabis Classified by Disease

100 Medicinal Uses of Cannabis Classified by Disease

A large number of patients in conjunction with the medical, agricultural and scientific community have been dedicated to studying the effects of cannabis for medicinal use since theantiquity

Scientific research, the increase in countries that legalized and the dissemination of information, have contributed to the spread of its medicinal use and thus the possibility of systematizing results.

Medicinal Effects of Cannabis

The potentially beneficial uses cover many diseases, because almost all organs and systems have sites where it can exert its effect through the action of the active principles of the plant (cannabinoids).

Knowing the beneficial effects of cannabinoids on health, the medicinal use is understood:

  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Analgesic
  • Protector and repairer of nervous tissue
  • Anticonvulsant
  • Muscle relaxant
  • Anti-tumor
  • Anti-nausea and anti-vomiting
  • Antispasmodic
  • Appetite stimulant
  • Anxiolytic & Antipsychotic
  • Sleep inducer
  • Immunity regulator
  • Antioxidant
  • Prevention of Relapse and Withdrawal Syndrome

Diseases that can improve with the medicinal use of Cannabinoids

Not all cases achieve the same degree of positive response, but the diseases in which benefits can be evidenced are:

  • Epilepsy
  • Parkinson's
  • Alzheimer's
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • G. Tourette syndrome
  • Autism
  • Crohn's disease and other inflammatory bowel diseases
  • Nausea - Vomiting
  • Anorexia - Cachexia
  • Acne
  • Psoriaris
  • Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome
  • Anxiety
  • Psychosis
  • Addiction
  • Insomnia
  • Chronic pain: neuropathic, metastatic, inflammatory
  • Migraine
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Lupus
  • Rheumatoid Polyarthritis
  • Type I Diabetes
  • Hashimoto's thyroiditis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Side effects of chemotherapy
  • Accompaniment of radio and chemotherapy
  • HIV-AIDS and Syndicate. Consumptive
  • Terminal stadiums
  • Open angle glaucoma

There is still much to know and confirm regarding these uses. However, given that the level of risks of medicinal use of cannabinoids is low, interested persons can explore this possibility with products that have quality control, known composition and with the appropriate professional accompaniment.

Below we share more information than about the use of cannabis in different diseases:


Cannabinoids are effective in the animal model of hyperactivity disorder

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Motor disabilities

Marijuana in the treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Use in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

Cannabis relieves Lou Gehrig's symptoms


Delays the decline of Alzheimer's

May block Alzheimer's

Prevention of Alzheimer's disease pathology by cannabinoids

Dronabinol in the treatment of agitation in Alzheimer's disease patients with anorexia

Dronabinol in the treatment of refractory agitation in Alzheimer's disease

Effects of dronabinol on anorexia and altered behavior in patients with Alzheimer's disease.

Cannabinoids slow the progression of Alzheimer's disease in animals

Molecular link between the active component of marijuana pathology and Alzheimer's disease…sease_Pathology

THC inhibits the primary marker of Alzheimer's disease


Cannabidiol is an oral antiarthritic in collagen-induced murine arthritis

Suppression of fibroblast metalloproteinases by ajulemic acid,…06_Rheumatology

Cannabis-based medicine relieves pain and suppressive illness

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Video: COVID-19 and Medical Cannabis (January 2022).