[The endocannabinoid system and prospects her stimulation in clinical medicine].
[Article in Russian]
The history of use by the man of plants of a sort Cannabis totals more than 4000 years. The people have begun to use Cannabis in stone century. On Taiwan archaeologist the rests of utensils made with application of stalks Cannabis more of 10000 years back were found. Cannabis (Cannabis sativa, Cannabis sowing, named also “Indian”) – cultural plant, which has set of applications. From it received fibres for hemp of ropes and make a fabric similar on linen. Its stalks went on manufacture glossy of a paper and building of plates. Her sabadilla were used for graziery a bird; oil from sabadilla Cannabis offered as fuel instead of diesel. The greatest popularity Cannabis has received as raw material for reception of products (marijuana, hashish etc.), causing at the man psychotropic–first of all psychomymetic–effects, that at their regular application can result in formation of dependence. Besides the attempts were undertaken to use preparations Cannabis in the medical purposes: at migraine, spasmes, vomiting, pains of a different origin etc.
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- Brain/drug effects
- Cannabinoid Receptor Agonists*
- Cannabinoid Receptor Modulators/pharmacology
- Cannabinoid Receptor Modulators/physiology*
- Cannabinoid Receptor Modulators/therapeutic use*
- Receptors, Cannabinoid/analysis
- Receptors, Cannabinoid/physiology*