Cannabis indica or Indian hemp

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Cannabis indica or Indian hemp is a non-scientific common name that may refer to a number of plant species and varieties.

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Historical Use of Cannabis indica or Indian hemp

Cannabis indica or Indian hemp in Traditional Chinese Medicine

Description

Historical Use of Cannabis indica or Indian hemp in Western Medicine

Quote Paraph: "Cannabis indica, which was first recommended in epilepsy by Dr. Reynolds,1 is sometimes, though not very frequently, useful. It is of small value as an adjunct to bromide, but is sometimes of considerable service given separately. It may be noted that the action of Indian hemp presents many points of resemblance to that of belladonna; it is capable of causing also delirium and sleep, first depression and then acceleration of the heart, and also dilates the pupil. The cerebral excitement is relatively more marked, and the effect on the heart and pupil much less than in the case of belladonna. [PARAGRAPH BREAK] In the following case its effect was far more decided than that of bromide:—"[...] "1 Loc. cit., p. 321. It has been lately recommended also by Sinkler (Philadelphia Med. Times, Sept., 1878)."
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Primary Source: Gowers, WR. Epilepsy and other chronic convulsive diseases. New York. William Wood & Company. 1885. p. 223.

Background

Synonymns for Cannabis indica or Indian hemp

Patent Medicines and Medicines with Multiple Ingredients that include Cannabis indica or Indian hemp

Pharmaceutical Information

Chemical Constituents

Evidence or the Use of Cannabis indica or Indian hemp in the Treatment of Epilepesy

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1st Five Results: pubmed search

Ian M Pawasarat, Emily M Schultz, Justin C Frisby, Samir Mehta, Mark A Angelo, Samuel S Hardy, Tae Won B Kim
The Efficacy of Medical Marijuana in the Treatment of Cancer-Related Pain.
J Palliat Med: 2020;
[PubMed:32101075] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I a)

Aria S Petrucci, Emily M LaFrance, Carrie Cuttler
A Comprehensive Examination of the Links between Cannabis Use and Motivation.
Subst Use Misuse: 2020;1-10
[PubMed:32100610] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I a)

Mª de Los Ángeles Sánchez-García, Javier Ortuño-Sierra, Mercedes Paino, Eduardo Fonseca-Pedrero
Relationship between substance use and schizotypal traits in school-aged adolescents. [Relación entre consumo de sustancias y rasgos esquizotípicos en adolescentes escolarizados.]
Adicciones: 2020;1216
[PubMed:32100037] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I a)

Cecilia María Díaz-Soto, Guillermo Alonso Castaño-Pérez, David Antonio Pineda-Salazar
Cannabis, schizophrenia and cognition: the contribution of brain connectivity. [Cannabis, esquizofrenia y cognición, aportes de la conectividad cerebral.]
Adicciones: 2020;1307
[PubMed:32100035] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I a)

Lisa Malter, Animesh Jain, Benjamin L Cohen, Jill K J Gaidos, Lisa Axisa, Lori Butterfield, Becky Johnson Rescola, Sudha Sarode, Orna Ehrlich, Adam S Cheifetz
Identifying IBD Providers' Knowledge Gaps Using a Prospective Web-based Survey.
Inflamm. Bowel Dis.: 2020;
[PubMed:32100018] [WorldCat.org] [DOI] (I a)

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