Gastrointestinal Disorder and Medical Marijuana


"The pharmaceutical drugs I had to take did not really help, but rather made everything worse, The pain was so strong that I couldn't sleep, stay awake or even think straight, and it seemed that no cure was available.  I began channeling my energy into creating a unique raw cannabis based die for healing. Within six months, I was completely healed of Crohn's Disease.”  Blogger

Gastrointestinal conditions include disease of the mouth, esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, pancreas, gallbladder, liver, anus and rectum.  The cause of gastrointestinal maladies include bad diet, insufficient friendly bacterial, bacterial and viral infection, or a major disease that compromises or damages the digestive organs and tract.

“One of the few times in a man's life when he is not full of shit!!  The morning of a colonoscopy. Enough said!” - Jim Lawrence


Symptoms commonly include; stomach and intestinal pain, canker sores, constipation, dysentery, cramping, fast pulse, bloating and flatulence.

Cannabinoids, the active ingredients in Medical Marijuana and derivatives, are commonly indicated in the treatment of every GI symptom listed (above), especially for pain and inflammation.  Certainly, in the cases of serious bacterial infections, other medications are commonly used as well.



  • Muscle weakness
  • Poor coordination
  • Sensation, seizures
  • Pain and altered levels of consciousness
  • Paralysis
  • Loss of mental control
  • Confusion

“I've been accused of vulgarity. I say that's bullshit.”  - Mel Brooks


What Types of Gastrointestinal Disorders are Treated with Medical Cannabis?

  • Gallbladder and biliary tract
  • Pancreatic
  • Hepatic
  • Rectum and anus
  • Large intestine
  • Small intestine
  • Gastric disease
  • Oesophageal disease
  • Oral disease


Did you know?

  • Half the world's population is affected by GI every year
  • 10% of cases are serious and last a week or more
  • GI is the second leading cause in child mortality
  • Gastrointestinal disorders are the most common cause of malnutrition
  • Cannabis was used for centuries (for ever) to treat GI symptoms

“Out of all the piles of dirt, garbage, and shit we have been handed, we can grow a patch of daisies.”  - Patti Feuereisen


Top 5 Medications for Gastrointestinal Inflammation 2015 - Small Intestine and Colon

  • Librax 
  • Chlordiazepoxide / clidinium  
  • Atropine / hyoscyamine / phenobarbital / scopolamine          
  • Antispasmodic            
  • Donnatal

Librax Side Effects: Confusion; depressed mood, thoughts of suicide or hurting yourself; restless muscle movements in your eyes, tongue, jaw, or neck; hyperactivity, agitation, hostility; hallucinations; jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes); or urinating less than usual or not at all.Plus drowsiness, tiredness;swelling;skin rash;blurred vision; drymouth; nausea, vomiting, constipation; or irregular menstrual periods.  Source:


How Gastrointestinal Drug Side Effects Cause Death - Information and Statistics


Doctors Speak -  How Medical Marijuana Helps Gastrointestinal Distress

Cannabinoids such as THC and CBD block spinal, peripheral and gastrointestinal processes that cause pain.  Animal trials reveal that cannabinoids also work well in controlling heartburn or reflux disease. Cannabis based medicines are considered preferable to commonly prescribed medications that have serious side effects, such as atropine.

Many researchers have concluded that Cannabis Medicine can modulate the endogenous cannabinoid system - to provides new treatment options for nausea, vomiting, ulcers, irritable bowel syndrome, Crohn’s, diarrhea, and heartburn.  MMJ Patient and Doctor consensus opinion is that cannabis is highly effective and frequently helps when other treatment prove to be ineffective.


"For patients that don't want to smoke, there are effective Cannabis Medicines that can be taken orally.  Vaporizers of Marijuana extracts such as oils provide patients a with quick safe way to medicate." MMJ Doctor.


How Medical Cannabis cured my Gastrointestinal Disease

"After 11 months of diarrhea and extreme stomach pain, I diagnosed with Crohn's Disease. I was on steroids and cortisone for several months, but the side effects were killing me and my colon was still swollen. My life was shit.  I felt like I was rotting from the inside out. 

Accompanying the diarrhea were horrible sores on my legs and elbows (Erythema Nodosum) and swelling to the point I could hardly move.  The pain got so bad that I couldn't think straight or sleep more than half an hour without waking up.  But my anger and suffering made me determined to beat this hellish disease.  I began to try different kinds of Medical Marijuana, and there was relief with every kind of pot I tried.  The best medicine turned out to be pot that is high in CBD (Cannabidiol) without so much THC (the psychoactive ingredient).  I experienced no bad side effects with Cannabis Meds, none. Just like that, I got my life back and for seven years now, I've been completely healed of Crohn's Disease.”  MMJ Patient / Alchemist

“I made the impossible possible and cured an incurable disease with dietary cannabis!” - MMJ Patient


420EvaluationsOnline:  How can I find a Medical Doctor to Recommend Medical Cannabis, CBD-Oil, THC and other Marijuana for Crohn's, indigestion, gastrointestinal disease, heartburn, food poisoning, cramps in the State of California. The answer to patient's most common question is - right here online.  In 10 minutes your application can be forwarded to a licensed physician for approval.  To learn more see FAQ....



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