Because of its properties and effects, marijuana was used in treating a number of diseases, like: insomnia, anxiety, panic attacks, depressions, neuralgias, rheumatism, gastrointestinal dysfunctions, ulcers, cholera, cancer, epilepsy, bronchitis, asthma (because of the property of bronchodilator), and gonorrhoea. It reduces intraocular pressure and because of this fact, it is recommended in treating glaucoma. The anti-spastic and anti-convulsive properties are indicated in cases of epilepsy, multiple sclerosis and spasms. In the case of cancer, cannabis (and especially the oil in cannabis) leads to the loss of states of dizziness and vomit which are specific to chemotherapy. For patients suffering of AIDS and hepatitis, marijuana helps with regaining their weight through increasing appetite and reducing states of nausea and vomiting.