Useful and therapeutic properties of cannabis sativa

August 12, 2017 17:59 | Drug Plants

Annual major cultural dicotyledonous herbaceous plant with straight, sometimes branched stems covered with successive top down opposite, large leaves, palmate-up base is cut-governmental 5-7 lobes;leafy share oblong-lanceolate, pointed at tip, base cuneate, margin krupnopilchatye.Men's items - "poskay" - are spreading paniculate inflorescence stamen.The flowers are pistillate plants - "materki" - twisted in the upper part of the stem, sit in the axils at-colored leaves.The plant with an unpleasant odor.Fruit - egg-shaped nut.Flowering in July, fruiting in August.

fruits contain fatty oil, proteins, gum, vitamin K, traces of alkaloids, steroid saponins.

herb has antibiotic activity.In folk medicine, the fruit is ground with water to form an emulsion and drink in diseases of the kidneys;make a poultice of flowers (male and female) in fractures of bones as a mitigating and analgesic, with mastitis (used oil to starch as an ointment), eye diseases (put a lotion from broth, diluted in a ratio of 1:10), chro

nic rheumatism (dopoultice from the seeds or pulp, in the absence of seeds make a bath of herbs steamed).

hemp "milk" is used inside nursing mothers for adding milk, used as a tonic and cleanser in dropsy, scrofula, hemorrhoids, diseases of the urethra.

Hemp seed is also used as a diuretic, especially with urinary retention in children.

infusion of hemp seed drink with pulmonary tuberculosis;products of dry distillation of fruit smeared the wounds, burns, abscesses.

The juice of the leaves is used as a laxative.Hemp oil and salt taken from worms.Mature seeds (males) draped themselves to "kavtun went upstairs."The ointment of hemp oil and honey - for the treatment of corns.


Tincture 25% -I: 20 drops 3 times a day.

Broth: 20 g per 200 ml;1-2 Art.spoon 3 times a day.

milk from hemp seed is prepared as follows: the seed is ground in an enamel pot (it is possible in the clay) or pound, gradually adding water - it turns white, milk-like liquid.

Male flowers are applied on the faces.