In medicine, some herbs can be used, in their natural form, for a treatment of the various disorders that affect human. Most of these herbs are taken through a process to extract their specific medicinal content. Medical cannabis is one of the herbs that have been used in the medical profession for centuries. Physicians have been able to tap into its therapeutic value through using it in its herbal form. This has been made possible through application of various modes of tracking patients’ use of the herb so as to prevent abuse. One of the ways through which medical marijuana dispensaries track patient use of the medical marijuana is by application of particular software that is designed to help medical cannabis dispensaries closely monitor a patient’s intake over the period they are undergoing treatment.
There are some countries where cannabis is illegal and not supposed to be used due to its ability to be used as a drug. In countries that allow the use of cannabis for medical purposes, proper tracking of the patient’s use of the herb is a mandatory requirement to be issued by the required license.
Medical cannabis has been used in clinics and dispensaries to depress nausea and prevent vomiting; this is most helpful for the treatment of cancer through chemotherapy and also in AIDS patient since complications arising from their conditions cause problems in their eating ability. This is very useful in controlling accidental loss of weight, which is very prominent in patients suffering from these circumstances. Lack of proper nutrition can be a severe blow to one’s immune system hence the use of this herb to aid inpatient eating disorder control.
Apart from a lack of appetite, it has also been proven to be very useful in helping patients deal with cases of insomnia. It can also be used as an analgesic in the treatment of particular injury related complications that cause discomfort in patients such as spinal cord injuries. This is due to its ability to act as a muscle relaxant hence lowering pain and improving comfort.