An animal-based study in the May 2003 Journal of Physiology showed that THC reduced acid reflux, a reflex that pushes stomach acid into the esophagus. THC may therefore be beneficial in reducing heartburn and inflammation of the esophagus in humans.
? All of this information was compiled and edited from the excellent email newsletter of the International Association for Cannabis as Medicine (IACM) in Germany. email [email protected]; web www.cannabis-med.org