Marijuana, European hemp, American hemp, pot, weed.
Key Uses:Reproductive system disorders, such as discharges from or narrowing of the urethra, inflammation of the penis, or acute gonorrheaUrinary tract disorders, such as infections and cystitis
Origin : Native to northern India, China, and Iran, but now cultivated worldwide.
Background : This plant is cultivated for its fiber and seeds and illegally as a recreational drug. It is closely related to Cannabis sativa ‘Indica’ (see page 43).
Preparation : The tops of the male and female flowers are macerated in alcohol.
Remedy Profile : People for whom Cannabis sat. is considered most suitable have a tendency to be rather dreamy, absentminded, and detached. They often have the feeling that everything is slightly unreal, and are easily debilitated.
The remedy is prescribed primarily for problems of the urinary and reproductive systems. It may be used for urogenital symptoms such as infections in the urinary tract, and cystitis with severe, burning pains and spasms that interrupt the flow of urine. Typical reproductive system disorders associated with the remedy include discharges from or narrowing of the urethra, inflammation of the penis, and acute gonorrhea.
Symptoms Better : For warmth; for rest.
Symptoms Worse : For urinating; for being approached by anyone; for looking at bright objects; for touch.