The two main compounds in cannabis, Cannabidiol (CBD) and Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) are the basis for many mainly chronic pain relief products and drugs.
Studies Scientists confirm what ethnic medicines have claimed for centuries about the power of cannabis to relieve pain, in fact, the uses of medical marijuana, as a treatment for Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, Arthritis, Fibromyalgia, Epilepsy, are expanding more and more, Cancer, Diabetes, Glaucoma etc., however, menstrual cramps are not part of the list of diseases that can be treated with medical marijuana. Is the latter disorder less relevant or painful than the others?
Menstrual Colic or Dysmenorrhea: What are they?
Menstrual cramps or Dysmenorrhea are pains in the belly and pelvis areas that are experienced by a woman as a result of her menstrual period. These can range from mild to very severe, causing very painful severe menstrual cramps that prevent a woman from performing normal activities for several days, every month, for most of her life.
What woman can claim to have never had menstrual pain in her life?
According to sources in the La Vanguardia newspaper, between 20% and 50% of the female population suffers from menstrual cramps. This does not mean that the remaining percentage has never suffered colic, but that it does not suffer regularly.
What Treatments Are The Most Common To Relieve Colic?
To treat these intense pains, women around the world regularly consume anti-inflammatory drugs or minor opioids, reaching major opioids or surgery depending on the severity of the situation. For women with menstrual problems, the habitual consumption of anti-inflammatories and opioids could be harmful due to their side effects, which is why many look for homemade alternatives or natural medicines to relieve pain, but could medical marijuana be an alternative?
In fact, medicinal marijuana was once used to treat colic in the past, as corroborated by this fact: ” Queen Victoria of England’s personal physician, Sir J. Reynolds, used to prescribe cannabis for her menstrual pain.”
Put aside Menstrual Pain with CBD
Last year, the Foria laboratory in California, United States, published an article called “Foria Relief Suppositories,” in which cannabis’s powers to create therapeutic aphrodisiacs and healing products are studied. According to the Foria laboratory, cannabis can also help in a rare area of well-being: women’s sexual health.
One of the products they currently produce, known as “Foria Relief”, claims to be able to relieve menstrual pain.
What are Flora Relief Suppositories?
Each suppository contains 60 mg of THC and 10 mg of CBD in vaginal suppository format. This product has been developed to help women relieve menstrual pain thanks to the relaxing and pain-relieving properties of cannabis.
According to users of this product, this is certainly a good alternative to all the medications or treatments they have tried before. The effectiveness of medical marijuana in relieving menstrual cramps may be a fact today.