Cannabis

May 2022

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For centuries, women have used cannabis to treat their menstrual cycles and PMS symptoms. Even Queen Victoria was prescribed a monthly dose of cannabis for her PMS symptoms. Cannabinoids – the main active ingredients of the cannabis plant – can interact with the body’s endocannabinoid system, which is involved in various processes in the body, […]

For centuries, women have used cannabis to treat their menstrual cycles and PMS symptoms. Even Queen Victoria was prescribed a monthly dose of cannabis for her PMS symptoms. Cannabinoids – the main active ingredients of the cannabis plant – can interact with the body’s endocannabinoid system, which is involved in various processes in the body, such as controlling inflammation, appetite, metabolism and mood. For example, CBD – one of the best-studied cannabinoids – has the potential to act as a mood enhancer by interacting with the brain’s serotonin receptors.