Constipation of intestinal reflexes may be alleviated by the anti-emetic properties of cannabis and synthetic THC tablets. Relief of constipation was one of the original cannabis indications cited by Shen-Nung five thousand years ago. Virtually every historical medical reference since that time has included similar observations. In comparison, opiate narcotics commonly cause very severe constipation in continued use.

Related sections: Digestive Disorders.