Medical marijuana has the potential to ease the pain of cramps. Marijuana has been used for menstrual cramp pain since the late 1800s. 25 Queen Victoria was one of the first women to use this method of relief. THC and CBD are believed to reduce cramps and potentially reduce the emotional symptoms of PMS, such as anxiety and insomnia. In addition to relief from pain and nausea, medical marijuana may have other beneficial effects such as relaxing the muscles that are causing the cramps.
25 HelloMD. (2015, Aug 25). Marijuana Brings Relief to Women Suffering From Menstrual Cramps. HelloMD. Retrieved From: https://www.hellomd.com/health-wellness/marijuana-brings-relief-to-women-suffering-from-menstrual-cramps