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Marijuana tampons may be able to eliminate cramps


(NaturalNews) Women who live in either California or Colorado now have access to workable options other than NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) for treating their menstrual woes, as companies in these two states have begun unveiling the latest in all-natural cramp relief: cannabis-infused feminine hygiene products.

You heard that right – marijuana tampons are quickly becoming all the rage in legal-access states, as both science and personal experience continue to demonstrate the powerful, pain-relieving properties of THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) and CBD (cannabidiol), the two primary cannabinoid constituents found in the cannabis plant.

Foria is one such novelty company that's begun infusing the two substances directly into tampon products, which women can apply directly to their areas of pain. This transdermal delivery system provides a steady and sustained dosage of THC and CBD, offering lasting relief against cramps and other symptoms of a woman's time of the month.

"Each serving contains a specially formulated blend of THC and' target='_blank'>http://cwclabs.com/CBD-Analysis.html">and CBD, cannabinoids which are known to relax muscles and release tension and cramping in the body," explains Foria on its website. "Through the use of a suppository these antispasmodic and pain relieving properties go directly to the area in need of relief."

Anyone who's used cannabis in complete form – THC and CBD combined – knows that CBD offsets the "high" effects of THC, rendering safe and effective pain relief without any euphoria or psychotropic effects. And when applied directly to the skin or taken orally, these effects are prolonged, making cannabis tampons a better option than, say, Motrin for relieving pain.

"The plant medicine works with your body to gently, yet profoundly, shift your unique experience in a holistic and natural way," Foria adds about this unique product.

Cannabis has long been known to provide menstrual relief

It's not as though cannabis is all that new to women's health, in case you were wondering where this concept emerged from. Queen Victoria of England, who ruled from 1837–1901, actually used cannabis for this very purpose, and it was believed to have been prescribed to her directly by her personal physician, Dr. J.R. Reynolds.

It was known even way back then that cannabis extracts help to relax smooth muscles and get your mind off whatever pain might be ailing you – a literal Godsend for every woman out there who knows full well what dealing with this monthly bout of misery is like. Cannabis is so effective, in fact, that Sir William Osler, considered to be the father of modern medicine, declared it to be the "most effective medication for treating migraine headaches," this being another common symptom of a woman's period.

What's especially great about cannabis is that it doesn't actually block pain or cover it up; it merely mitigates the debilitating effects of pain on the body, helping the body to adapt to the problem rather than having to suffer through it. Cannabis is almost adaptogenic in this regard, providing pain-free clarity and focus in a functionally restorative way.

Cannabis is also free' target='_blank'>http://www.sideeffects.news/">free of harmful side effects, which can't be said for the many drug-based therapies offered to women looking for menstrual relief. You don't have to worry about destroying your liver, for instance, or poisoning your brain; cannabis works in harmony with the body rather than in opposition to it, which is nearly unheard of within the realm of pharmaceuticals.

There's plenty of science to back this up as well, including www.medicalmarijuana.com/relief-from-painful... target="_blank">within the Natural Science Journal. Whether eaten, applied or smoked, there's a role for cannabis in your health – in this case, specifically for women's' target='_blank'>http://www.womenshealth.news/">women's health issues.

Sources for this article include:

http://www.trueactivist.com/marijuana-tampon... target="_blank">TrueActivist.com

http://foriapleasure.com/pages/about-us" target="_blank">ForiaPleasure.com

www.medicalmarijuana.com/relief-from-painful... target="_blank">MedicalMarijuana.com

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