Scientists Finally Explain How Acupuncture Works… And It’s Related To Marijuana

Electroacupuncture  is a form of acupuncture where a small electric current is passed between pairs of acupuncture needles. It is particularly good for treating pain.

'Acupuncture has been around for thousands of years and so has medical marijuana. But the two haven’t been connected until now, thanks to a group of outside-the-box thinkers at a university in China.

Their findings, published online by the National Institutes of Health, show how electroacupuncture – an electrified version of traditional acupuncture used to treat pain – works by increasing activity of natural painkillers in the body called cannabinoids.'

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