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Despite serious safety concerns, Canadian hemp is used for arthritis, asthma, coughs, bloating, and syphilis. It is also used for heart problems including valvular insufficiency, "senile heart," and weak heart muscles following pneumonia. Canadian hemp is also used to flush fluids out of the body by increasing urine flow.
Some people apply the fresh juice of Canadian hemp directly to the skin for warts.
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