Cannabis has been a prominent prescription to treat period pain and cramps for a long time. Although research in this field is still going on. Evidence is mounting that cannabis is a viable treatment for chronic pain. Many patients are using cannabis as an alternative to pharmaceutical drugs to get relief from period pain, muscle and back pain, as other pharmaceutical drugs have many side effects.
Some doctors still don’t prefer to recommend cannabis for period pain and cramps. Though the plant has a long history for being used for this purpose. Director of Research and Development of the International Cannabis and Cannabinoids Institute (ICCI) Ethan Russo, MD, brings up that the utilization of cannabis for ladies’ health goes back to at least sixteenth century China. In those days, cannabis was ordinarily given as a drug for menstrual issues and related pain.