New Study: Cannabis Effective in Treating Crohn’s Disease

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New Study: Cannabis Effective in Treating Crohn’s Disease

A new clinical study published in the journal Pharmacology and by the National Institute of Health has found that cannabis is effective in treating Chron’s diseasemedicannasymbol, which is a form of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

According to researchers at the Institute of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology at the Medical University of Graz in Austria; “In ancient medicine, cannabis has been widely used to cure disturbances and inflammation of the bowel. A recent clinical study now shows that the medicinal plant Cannabis sativa has lived up to expectations and proved to be highly efficient in cases of inflammatory bowel diseases.”

They continue; “In a prospective placebo-controlled study, it has been shown what has been largely anticipated from anecdotal reports, i.e. that cannabis produces significant clinical benefits in patients with Crohn’s disease. The mechanisms involved are not yet clear but most likely include peripheral actions on cannabinoid receptors 1 and 2, and may also include central actions.

The study can be found by clicking here.


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  • S
    December 23, 2013

    I have crohn’s disease and can confirm these findings first hand. Finally it’s making it’s way into mainstream medical science.

    • M
      December 24, 2013

      dianosed in 88′ (age 20), tried it in 92, havent looked back since, it definately helps and haven’t needed anymore surgery, no crohnic pain or medication and can still work…lets open our minds ppl!

  • sonia
    December 26, 2013

    How do you take it? I have a friend who is suffering from Crohns. Thanks for any info you can give.

    • jeremy
      February 18, 2014

      you smoke it

  • Anonymous
    December 27, 2013

    I have Cohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis. I have been doing wonders better since going on LDN see … I can only imagine how close to a total remission short of a cure adding cannabis oil might offer! I hope it will finally be legalized, and I have been helping to get petitions signed in Fl!!!!!

  • KSue
    December 27, 2013

    I have Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis and have been doing wonders better since going on LDN see . It got me off all the toxic meds My Dr had me taking that did nothing but give me horrible side effects!
    I can only imagine the further benefits I could have with Cannabis Oil … Maybe even a cure or at least total remission?
    I have been helping to get petitions signed in Fl. It’s way past time to legalize it!!!

  • James
    January 5, 2014

    I to have Crohns. I have known this was good medicine since 1996. I got my Crohns from a tetnis shot.

  • jeremy
    February 18, 2014

    to all of my buds who think that weed has no positive effects you are dead wrong my friends
    weed helps with alot of things from depression to glaucoma so quit loving your bs propaganda trust me weed is not a bad drug hell i would call advil a drug before weed

  • Kelly
    August 10, 2017

    Hi James
    Can I ask how you know that you got crohnes from a tetanus shot?
    I’ve had crohnes for 26yrs and still don’t know how I got it

  • Amber
    September 25, 2018

    Chrons disease sucks please be the cure to this madness.

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