The Healing Properties Of Cannabis


We have compiled the following list as a reference point for those seeking research and information on the numerous healing properties of Cannabis. This miraculous herb alleviates the symptoms of everything from hiccups to Multiple Sclerosis. When making personal decisions about your health, information is golden. It’s your body and we think it is important for you to be knowledgable about the scientific studies and anectodal evidence that supports Cannabis as a viable treatment for your ailments.

Marijuana-like Compounds May Aid Array Of Debilitating Conditions
The Forgotten Medicine – A Look At The Medical Uses Of Cannabis
The Endo-Cannabinoid System
Human Studies on Medical Uses of Marijuana

Cannabis Myths
Safe to Smoke – Vaporizing Cannabinoids
The Myth of Marijuana’s Gateway Effect
Smoking Cannabis Does Not Cause Cancer Of Lung or Upper Airways
Amotivational Syndrome
Documented Safety of Long Term Cannabis Use
Side Effects of Cannabis Use

Accepted Medical Uses
Accepted Medical Use: Clinical Research
Accepted Medical Use of Cannabis: Basic Research
Accepted Medical Use of Cannabis: Reviews of Earlier Clinical Studies
Accepted Medical Use: Patient Experiences
Accepted Medical Use of Cannabis: Reviews of Earlier Clinical Studies
Accepted Medical Use: Pharmaceutical Industry

Cannabis as a Substitute for Alcohol

ALS – Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis – Lou Gehrigs Disease
Marijuana In The Management Of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)

Alzheimers Disease
Marijuana’s Active Ingredient Shown to Inhibit Primary Marker of Alzheimer’s
Study: Marijuana Slows Alzheimer’s Decline
Marijuana And Alzheimer’s Disease

Anti-Bacterial Qualities
Antibacterial Cannabinoids from Cannabis Sativa

Rheumatoid Arthritis – Cannabis Eases Pain And Suppresses Disease
Anti-inflammatory Compound From Cannabis Found In Herbs
Marijuana And Arthritis

Smoked Cannabis And Asthmatics
Acute Effects Of Smoked Marijuana And Oral Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol In Asthmatics
Marijuana And Asthma

Attention Deficit Disorder And ADHD
Cannabis As A Medical Treatment For Attention Deficit Disorder
Marijuana and ADD Therapeutic Uses
Autism, ADD, ADHD and Marijuana Therapy
Smoked Marijuana Improved ADHD Driver’s Performance

Sam’s Story – Using Medical Cannabis to Treat Autism Spectrum Disorder
Autism, ADD, ADHD and Marijuana Therapy
Autism Ritalin and Cannabis

Body Temperature
A Cooling Effect From Cannabis?

The Brain
Marijuana May Spur New Brain Cells
Marijuana-Like Chemicals in the Brain Calm Neurons
Marijuana And The IQ
New Brain Cells Implicated In Machinery Of Cannabinoid Signaling
Endocannabinoids The Brain Demonstrate Novel Modes Of Action When Stressed

Pot’s Cancer-Healing Properties
Lung Cancer: Antineoplastic Activity Of Cannabinoids
Turned-Off Cannabinoid Receptor Turns On Colorectal Tumor Growth
Pot Compound Enhances Efficacy Of Anti-Cancer Agents, Study Says
Marijuana & Skin Cancer
Marijuana’s Active Ingredient Kills Leukemia Cells
Cannabis Extract Makes Brain Tumors Shrink, Halts Growth Of Blood Vessels
Marijuana Compound Inhibits Breast Cancer Growth
Marijuana And Chemotherapy

Crohn’s Disease
Marijuana And Crohn’s Disease/Gastrointestinal Disorders

Depression – Bi-polar
Cannabis and Depression
Synthetic THC Is Anti-Depressant In Small Dose, Makes Depression Worse At Higher Dose
Cannabinoids Elicit Antidepressant-Like Behavior and Activate Serotonergic Neurons
Marijuana and Bipolar Disorder
Cannabinoids in Bipolar Disorder
The Use of Cannabis as a Mood Stabilizer

Cannabis And Diabetic Retinopathy
Medical Breakthrough! Medicinal Marijuana for Diabetics!
Marijuana Controls Diabetes – Marijuana Compound May Help Stop Diabetic Retinopathy
Diabetes & Marijuana

Hypnotic and Antiepileptic Effects of Cannabidiol
Cannabis May Help Epileptics
Cannabidiol And Epileptic Patients

Synthetic Cannabinoid May Aid Fertility In Smokers

THC Reduces Pain in Fibromyalgia Patients
Cannabis And Fibromyalgia
Fibromyalgia: Effective Treatment with Medical Marijuana
Marijuana-Based Drug May Ease Fibromyalgia Pain

National Eye Institute Policy on Marijuana
Cannabis and Neuroprotection
Marijuana And Glaucoma

Cannabis As A Treatment For PMS And Other Female Ailments

Heart Disease And Cardiovascular Disorders
Cannabis Use Not Associated With Risk Factors For Diseases Of Heart And Circulation
Cannabinoids Prevented The Development Of Heart Failure In Animal Study
Heavy Cannabis Use Not Independently Associated With Cardiovascular Risks
Cannabinoid Offers Cardioprotection, Study Says
Does Cannabis Hold the Key to Treating Cardiometabolic Disease?
Marijuana Chemical Fights Hardened Arteries

Hepatitis C
Cannabis Improves Outcomes For Hepatitis C Patients
Cannabis – Improved Treatment Response in Hepatitis C Patients
Hepatitis C positive people – Use and self-medication with Cannabis
Cannabis Use Can Improve Effectiveness of Hepatitis C Therapy
Marijuana And Hepatitis C

Herpes Viruses
Cannabis May Help Combat Cancer-causing Herpes Viruses

Marijuana Cures Hiccups

Medicinal Marijuana Eases Neuropathic Pain in HIV
Marijuana And AIDS (HIV) & AIDS Wasting
Marijuana And The Immune System

Huntingtons Disease
Cannabinoids And Huntingtons Disease

Study Shows Long Term Marijuana Users Healthy
Marijuana Smoking Doesn’t Lead to Higher Death Rate

Lower GI Conditions (Stomach Problems)
Cannabinoid Activator Mellows Out Colon
Anti-inflammatory Compound From Cannabis Found In Herbs
Cannabis May Soothe Inflamed Bowels
Medical Marijuana In The Treatment Of Digestive Disorders
Marijuana And Crohn’s Disease/Gastrointestinal Disorders

Cannabis and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Mad Cow Disease
Cannabidiol May Be Effective In Preventing Mad Cow Disease

Mental Health
American Psychiatric Association Assembly Unanimously Backs Medical Marijuana
Cannabis As A Psychotropic Medication
Cannabis Does Not Induce Schizophrenia, Dutch Scientists Say
Study: Marijuana Eases Traumatic Memories
Marijuana, Genes, Medicines And Brain Scans Help Scientists Find Anxiety Treatment
Cannabis and Aggression
Cannabis as a First-line Treatment for Childhood Mental Disorders
Marijuana And Psychological Conditions
Cannabidiol, A Cannabis Sativa Constituent, As An Antipsychotic Drug

Migraine Headache – Headaches
Cannabis And Marinol In The Treatment Of Migraine Headache
Medical Marijuana: Headaches/Migraines

Multiple Sclerosis
MMJ: National MS Society Takes Half-Step Toward Recognizing Therapeutic Uses
Cannabinoids And Multiple Sclerosis
Marijuana Helps MS Patients Alleviate Pain, Spasms
Marijuana And Multiple Sclerosis / Muscle Spasms

Neuropathic Pain
Cannabinoids Among Most Promising Approaches to Treating Neuropathic Pain
Medicinal Marijuana Eases Neuropathic Pain in HIV
Marijuana May Be Effective for Neuropathic Pain

The Science of Why Pot Makes You Hungry

Hebrew U. Researchers Find Cannabis Can Strengthen Bones
New Weapon In Battle Against Osteoporosis

Pain Management
Cannabis Effective At Relieving Pain After Major Surgery
An Ancient Look at a New Medical Approach for Pain
Pharmacokinetics And Cannabinoid Action Using Oral Cannabis Extract
Dr. Robert V. Brody: Declaration. Cannabis and Hospice Ethics – pain management
Pain Management With Cannabis
Finding the Dose Window For Optimal Pain Relief from Cannabis
Marijuana And Pain / Analgesia
Morphine-Cannabis Super-Painkiller

Parkinson’s Disease
Neuroprotection in Parkinson’s Disease: Modafinil and ?9-tetrahydrocannabinol
Marijuana-like Substance in Brain Could Help Treat Parkinson’s

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Medical Marijuana – PTSD and the Iraq Veteran
For Veterans with PTSD, Marijuana Can Mean Life
PTSD and Cannabis: A Clinician Ponders Mechanism of Action
Cannabis Eases Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Pot-Like Chemical Helps Beat Fear
Treatment for PTSD Should Include Cannabis
Essay: Medical Marijuana And The Iraq Veteran

Potential for Abuse
Potential for Abuse: Abuse of Cannabis
Potential for Abuse: Use and Abuse
Potential for Abuse: Cannabis and Dronabinol
Dependence Liability: Basic Research on Rewarding Tolerance and Withdrawl

Prenatal Marijuana Use And Neonatal Outcome
Cannabis Relieves Morning Sickness
Dreher’s Jamaican Pregnancy Study
Use of Marijuana During Pregnancy
Medical Marijuana: A Surprising Solution to Severe Morning Sickness
Scientists Measuring Natural ‘Cannabis’ In Pregnant Women

Pulmonary Disease
New Cannabinoid Receptor in Pulmonary Arteries

Sickle Cell Disease
Sickle Cell Disease and Cannabis

Skin Disease
Israeli Research Finds That THC Could Alleviate Allergic Skin Disease

THC Effective In Tourette-Syndrome
Marijuana And Tourette’s Syndrome


  1. As a 40 year cannabis user, I have found that Marijuana is very effective against headache, gout pain, VASTKY improves sexual performance and desire, and GREATLY stimulates artistic ability.

  2. This list helps educate people about marijuana, For those who thinks that marijuana is just another harmful drug with no beneficial use. And i agree, as an artist myself, marijuana greatly boost my creativity. Smoking pot helps widening my imagination,great cure for hangover too.

  3. Im a retired OIF vetren with PTSD and TBI. I found that MMJ helps more then all the pills that the VA and Army was having me take

  4. Im a chronic pain sufferer Ive tried everything and just got sick and more sick. Mary Jane allows me to not hurt soo much its the best help to me

  5. me too. i have RSD/CRPS and not only does it help the pain and greatly reduce the amounts of dangerous opioids I have to take, but it also: >>helps me to relax ( emotional disturbances trigger flares) and greatly diminishes my anxiety attacks and depression > >helps me to sleep better and helps with my insomnia ( sometimes i will go 3 days with no sleep, not good for anyone but especially people with a chronic pain condition >>stimulates my appetite and actually, the creative aspect others talk about comes into play, and i enjoy finding new, tasty ways to make sure i’m getting my nutrition in. I lost 40lbs. in less than a year, without trying to or ever dieting my entire life. I was under a lot of stress, which just exacerbated the circumstances, but i am not able to gain weight now due to the loss of bone density and muscle mass… there’s nothing for the food i eat to grab onto, but at least getting the munchies ensures i’m going to eat, and i PIG PUT!! lol >>

  6. You need to add Inter-cranial Hypertension AKA: Pseudotumor Cerebrii . There are a lot of ineffective expensive drugs with serious side effects used to treat this chronic condition. Cannabis was secretly recommended by our neurologist which brought immediate and long term relief.

  7. I totally understand all the medical benefits of cannabis, but can’t get past the feeling of anxiousness and paranoia when I smoke it. Is there any sort of cannabis, not cbd, that will get me high and not a stoney feeling?

  8. I just mentioned to Joseph all the great companies out there innovating weed for us but Quanta has been the best one i’ve tried so far…