Medical Uses of THC

Increased Appetite

One of the most well-established medical uses for cannabis is in increasing appetite for AIDS and cancer patients, those with wasting diseases, and other patients who might benefit from an increase in appetite.

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The synthetic THC pill Marinol was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 1985 for just such a purpose. Marinol has been shown to stimulate the appetite and reduce nausea and vomiting.

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Other Medical Uses of THC

Beyond its ability to stimulate appetite, THC may be medically useful in several other ways. Here are a few of the potential medical benefits of THC:

  • Pain reduction
  • Inflammation reduction
  • Improving problems in muscle control.