Cannabis sativa

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Historical Use of Cannabis sativa

Cannabis sativa in Traditional Chinese Medicine


Damaren ´óÂéÈÊ Maziren Âé×ÓÈÊ Chinese Name (pinyin): Huomaren

Chinese Name  :

Common Name  :Hemp Seed

Specific Name  : Semen cannabis

Scientific Name:
Collection  : The drug is collected in autumn when ripe, remove from foreign matters and dried in the sun.

Description  : Ovoid, 4 - 5.5mm long, 2.5 - 4mm in diameter. Externally greyish green or greyish yellow with fine and white or brown reticulations, ribbed at both sides, somewhat acute at the apex with round fruit stalk scar at the base. Pericarp thin and brittle, easily broken. Testa green, cotyledons 2, milky white and oily. Slight odor and taste weak.

Identification  :

Processing  : Eliminate foreign matters and pericarp.Stir fried Semen Cannabis: Stir fry as described under the method for simple stir frying (Appendix ll D) until it becomes yellow and scented.

Action  : To cause laxation.

Indication  : constipation due to deficiency of blood and intestinal fluid

Precautions  :

Dosage  : 9 to 15 g.

Storage  : Preserve in a cool and dry place, protected from heat and moth.

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Jackob M Najman, Christel Middeldorp, Gail M Williams, James G Scott, Tara McGee, William Bor, Alexandra M Clavarino, Abdullah Mamun
Illicit drug use by mothers and their daughters in Australia: A comparison of two generations.
Addict Behav: 2020, 106;106321
[PubMed:32087472] [] [DOI] (I a)

Jessica Rice, Cinda Hugos, Andrea Hildebrand, Michelle Cameron
Cannabis use in people with multiple sclerosis and spasticity: A cross-sectional analysis.
Mult Scler Relat Disord: 2020, 41;102009
[PubMed:32086163] [] [DOI] (I a)

Onur G Apul, Lewis Stetson Rowles, Arsalan Khalid, Tanju Karanfil, Susan D Richardson, Navid B Saleh
Transformation potential of cannabinoids during their passage through engineered water treatment systems: A perspective.
Environ Int: 2020, 137;105586
[PubMed:32086082] [] [DOI] (I a)

Andrew Scheibe, Shaun Shelly, Tara Gerardy, Zara von Homeyer, Andrea Schneider, Kalvanya Padayachee, Shalon Balaguru Naidoo, Klaas Mtshweni, Ayanda Matau, Harry Hausler, Monique Marks
Six-month retention and changes in quality of life and substance use from a low-threshold methadone maintenance therapy programme in Durban, South Africa.
Addict Sci Clin Pract: 2020, 15(1);13
[PubMed:32085807] [] [DOI] (I e)

Gilberto Gerra, Elisa Benedetti, Giuliano Resce, Roberta Potente, Arianna Cutilli, Sabrina Molinaro
Socioeconomic Status, Parental Education, School Connectedness and Individual Socio-Cultural Resources in Vulnerability for Drug Use among Students.
Int J Environ Res Public Health: 2020, 17(4);
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