Acta Scientific Medical Sciences (ASMS)(ISSN: 2582-0931)

Review Article Volume 6 Issue 8

A Review on Mechanism, Therapeutic Uses and Pharmacological Activities of Cannabis sativa

Mitesh Singh Chauhan1, Manish Karat2, Sandeep Binorkar3* and Rajendra Lambat4

1Associate Professor, Department of Agad Tantra Evam Vidhi Vaidyak, Chhattisgarh Ayurved Medical College Manki Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh, India
2Assistant Professor, Department of Agad Tantra Evam Vidhi Vaidyak, Chhattisgarh Ayurved Medical College Manki Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh, India
3Assistant Professor, Department of Agad Tantra Evam Vidhi Vaidyak, Government Ayurved College, Jalgaon, India
4Associate Professor and HOD, Department of Agad Tantra Evam Vidhi Vaidyak, Government Ayurved College, Nagpur, India

*Corresponding Author: Sandeep Binorkar, Assistant Professor, Department of Agad Tantra Evam Vidhi Vaidyak, Government Ayurved College, Jalgaon, India.

Received: June 15, 2022; Published: July 06, 2022

Abstract

Bhanga (Indian hemp, pot, dope) is a Neurotoxic cerebral deliriant poison, obtained from Cannabis sativa. It is dioecious flowering herb, in which female plant contains more Cannabinoid than male. It produces a gummy, amorphous resin, cannabinone. It is enclosed under Narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances (NDPS) Act 1985. The various forms of Cannabis sativa are bhanga (sidhi, patti or sabji), majun, ganja and charas. It has many therapeutic uses; it acts as sedative and so many misuse of bhanga reported since ancient time. It is one of the most commonly used illicit drug since ages. It has been used for the treatment of several diseases and disorders by communities from all over the world. Studies shows that Cannabis sativa is having numerous pharmacological actions on human and animal trials. It is regulated by law in our country. Its management has been mentioned in various samhita and modern science.

Keywords: Bhanga; Ayurveda; Cannabis sativa; Neurotoxic

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Citation

Citation: Sandeep Binorkar., et al. “A Review on Mechanism, Therapeutic Uses and Pharmacological Activities of Cannabis sativa Acta Scientific Medical Sciences 6.8 (2022): 10-16.

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Copyright: © 2022 Sandeep Binorkar. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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