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On the preparations of the Indian hemp, or Gunjah (Cannabis indica): their effects on the animal system in health, and their utility in the treatment of tetanus and other convulsive diseases

by W. B. O МЃShaughnessy

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Published by Publisher not identified in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Seizures,
  • Cannabis,
  • Drug therapy Tetanus

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesTransactions of the Medical and Physical Society of Calcutta.
    Statementby W.B. O"Shaughnessy
    ContributionsRoyal College of Physicians of London
    The Physical Object
    Pagination38 p. ;
    Number of Pages38
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26296909M

    Jun 15,  · On the preparations of the Indian hemp, or Gunjah: Cannabis indica their effects on the animal system in health, and their utility in the treatment of tetanus and other convulsive diseases. Prov Med J Retrosp Med Sci. ;– The Indian Hemp Drugs Commission Report, completed in , was an Indo-British study of cannabis usage in India.. By 2 March , the House of Commons of the United Kingdom was concerned with the effects of hemp drugs in the province of Bengal, thuoctrigiatruyenbaphuong.com Government of India convened a seven-member commission to look into these questions, commencing their study on 3 July

    Jan 16,  · Later William O’Shaughnessy () Assistant Surgeon and Professor of Chemistry at the medical college in Calcutta published a paper entitled ‘On the Preparations of the Indian Hemp or Gunjah, their effects on the Animal System of Health and their Utility in the treatment of Tetanus and other convulsive diseases. Download This useful companion volume to Fitz Hugh Ludlow's "The Hasheesh Eater" contains the complete text of De Quincey's "Confessions of an English Opium Eater," Bayard Taylor's "The Vision of Hasheesh," W.B. O'Shaugnessy's "On the Preparations of the Indian Hemp, or Gunjah," many additional hashish- and opium-related writings by Ludlow, the cannabis-related medical texts Ludlow relied upon.

    Indian hemp, (species Apocynum cannabinum), North American plant of the dogbane family Apocynaceae (order Gentianales). It is a branched perennial that grows up to m (5 feet) tall and has smooth opposite leaves and small greenish white flowers. Indians used the fibres from the stem to make. Jan 01,  · Indian Hemp is a misnomer for cannabis. The term Indian Hemp historically refers to Apocynum Cannabinum, sometimes know as dogbane, a non-psychoactive plant. Apparently, some people put together the idea of hemp (usually cannabis sativa) with the word Indian or Indica, and erroneously refer to cannabis indica as Indian Hemp.


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On the preparations of the Indian hemp, or Gunjah (Cannabis indica): their effects on the animal system in health, and their utility in the treatment of tetanus and other convulsive diseases by W. B. O МЃShaughnessy Download PDF EPUB FB2

On the Preparations of the Indian Hemp, or Gunjah * Cannabis Indica Their Effects on the Animal System in Health, and their Utility in the Treatment of Tetanus and other Convulsive Diseases W.

Cited by: ON THE PREPARATIONS OF THE INDIAN HEMP, OR GUNJAH (CANNABIS INDICA); THEIR EFFECTS ON THE ANIMAL SYSTEM IN HEALTH, AND THEIR UTILITY IN THE TREATMENT OF TETANUS AND OTHER CONVULSIVE DISEASES By W.

O'Shaughnessy, M.D., Assistant-Surgeon, and Professor of Chemistry, &c. In the Medical College of Calcutta. Jan 28,  · On the Preparations of the Indian Hemp, or gunjah Cannabis Indica Their Effects on the Animal System in Health, and their Utility in the Treatment of Tetanus and other Convulsive Diseases Provincial Medical and Surgical Journal ; sCited by: Apr 19,  · William Brooke O’Shaughnessy, “Extract from a Memoir on the Preparations of the Indian Hemp, or Gunjah, (Cannabis Indica) their effects on the Animal system in Health, and their utility in the Treatment of Tetanus and other Convulsive Diseases”, Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal 8, no.

94 (): Ibid., Ibid., –2. On the preparations of the Indian hemp, or gunjah (Cannabis Indica): Their effects on the animal system in health, and their utility in the treatment of tetanus and other convulsive diseases. Prov Med J Retrosp Med Sci.

; 5: ‐ Cited by: Dr. O'Shaughnessy (Courtesy of the National Library of Medicine] Chapter - THE YEAR IT ALL BEGAN: While Cannabis has been in medical use for a long, long time, for Antique Cannabis collectors, our history literally begins inWHY.

Because that was the year that the very first (to our knowledge) brand-named Medical Cannabis medicine was made.

To read his scientific paper, On the Preparations of the Indian Hemp, or Gunjah: Cannabis Indica, is to marvel at how long the medical community has taken to validate some of his clinical findings. Jun 12,  · O’Shaughnessy also released his findings in a publication called: ‘On the preparations of the Indian hemp, or gunjah (Cannabis Indica), their effects on the animal system in health, and their.

However, all that would change inwith the publication of an article "On The Preparations of the Indian Hemp, or Gunjah" [1] by Dr.

Walter O'Shaughnessy, [2] who at the time was a young but already well know physician residing in India. Oct 16,  · Ancient era. Early 19 th century is the beginning of Cannabis as homeopathic medications, but it was O'Shaugnessy who came in the limelight in after publication of his book “On the preparations of the Indian hemp, or gunjah” after finding success in human experimentations using Cannabis preparations for various diseases in India.[] Later, in Paris, Moreau used Cannabis for.

SYNONYMES. Indian Hemp, Gunjah. Pereira states, that the Cannabis, which grows in India and has been described by some botanists under the name Cannabis Indica, does not appear to him to possess any specific differences from the common hemp, Cannabis sativa; and accordingly, by many botanists, they have been regarded as identical.

Aug 01,  · A quick recovery was seen when administration was stopped. 52 Similarly, Mole et al. tested cardiac activities of cannabis root and showed minimal bradycardia. 53 It should be noted that inIndian hemp was the common name applied to Apocynum cannabinum, a known cardiotoxin, used to treat dropsy in folk medicine (p.

) 54 and also by the Cited by: 3. Nov 17,  · The Book of Grass: An Anthology on Indian Hemp [George; Simon Vinkenoog Andrews] on thuoctrigiatruyenbaphuong.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.5/5(1). -In his paper “On the preparations of the Indian hemp, or Gunjah” published in the Provincial Medical Journal, London on February 4th,O’Shaughnessey relates the case of a baby just over a month old who he administered an ethanol (alcohol) cannabis based tincture.

Start studying drugs. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Search. wrote a reference to Cannabis ina pharmacy book written in bc.

dronabinol. an aritcle on the preparations of the indian hemp or gunjah was published by. Cannabis indica, Cannabis sativa, Cannabis americana, Indian hemp and marijuana (or marihuana) all refer to the same plant.

Cannabis is used throughout the world for diverse purposes and has a long history characterized by usefulness, euphoria or evil--depending on one's point of view. cannabis A drug derived from the hemp plant. Marijuana is the dried leaves, flowers or stems of various species of the hemp grass Cannabis, especially Cannabis sativa, Cannabis indica and Cannabis americana.

Cannabis resin contains the cannabinoid tetrahydrocannabinol which produces euphoria (the easy promotion of silly laughter or giggling. In his paper “On the preparations of the Indian hemp, or Gunjah” published in the Provincial Medical Journal, London on February 4th,O’Shaughnessey relates the case of a baby just over a month old who he administered an ethanol (alcohol) cannabis based.

Preparations of the Indian Hemp, or Gunjah - posted in Cannabis Research: Some older Indian and British Documents of Hemp and Ganja. In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content:Author: Ezra Parzybok.

THE ACTIVE PRINCIPLE OF INDIAN HEMP: A p. 7 Calcutta On the Preparations of the Indian Hemp or Gunjah Transactions of the Medical and Physical Society Also Calcutta Journal of the Asiatic Society vol. viii Bengal Dispensatory Provincial Medical and Surgical Journal, The leaves of European hemp had Cited by: O’Shaughnessy WB () On the preparations of the Indian hemp, or gunjah (Cannabis indica).

Their effects on the animal system in health, and their utility in the treatment of tetanus and other convulsive diseases. Provincial Medical Journal and Retrospect of the Medical Sciences 5: –, – – Google ScholarCited by: Dec 31,  · Dr. Walter O Shaughnessy wrote the book On the Preparations of Indian Hemp, or Gunjah, which popularized the use of cannabis tinctures in the West.

Dr. O’ Shaughnessy had learned about the preparations and how Hindus used cannabis tinctures for medical purposes in India.