Cannabidiol Offers Inflammatory Properties for Contact Dermatitis

This study is the first demonstration of the anti-inflammatory properties of Cannabidiol in an experimental model for allergic contact dermatitis (ACD). Published in the J. Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, March 2018. Abstract / Phytocannabinoids modulate inflammatory responses by regulating the production of cytokines in several experimental models of inflammation. Cannabinoid type-2Read …

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Cannabinoid Receptors and the Endocannabinoid System: What Is it and What Does it Do?

Endocannabinoid System

The endocannabinoid system consists of endogenous cannabinoids (endocannabinoids), cannabinoid receptors and the synthetic and degrading enzymes responsible for synthesis and degradation of endocannabinoids. Endocannabinoids are so named because they were first identified as activating the same receptors as cannabinoids, the primary psychoactive components of cannabis. Published in Journal of Neuroendocrinology 20Read …

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CBD for Drug and Alcohol Recovery? Preclinical Study Shows Cannabidiol (CBD) May Be An Effective Solution

CBD for drug and alcohol recovery

Have you thought of prescribing CBD for drug and alcohol recovery? There is new evidence that the non-psychoactive and non-addictive ingredient, cannabidiol (CBD), could help prevent relapses for recovering drug addicts and alcoholics. This preclinical study’s findings provide further evidence about the possible medical benefits of non-psychoactive cannabinoids, and howRead …

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Could Cannabidiol Be the Answer to Treatment-resistant Epilepsy & Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome?

The level of frustration and hopelessness is high among one-third of epilepsy cases that are resistant to medication. A just-released study in Lancet, outlines how a pharmaceutical formulation of cannabidiol (20 mg/kg daily), alongside other anti-epilepsy treatments, reduced the number of drop seizures – seizures which involve sudden falls due

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Case Study: Cannabidiol Oil for Pediatric Anxiety and Insomnia

Post traumatic stress disorder presents itself as anxiety, insomnia, an inability to focus and demonstration of oppositional behaviors. In this case study, physicians used cannabidiol oil for treatment of a ten-year old girl with PTSD, and describe it as a safe treatment for reducing anxiety and improving sleep. The followingRead …

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