About Claire

UK country manager handling English speaking patients and collating new research and investigations on the useful medicinal properties of cannabis. I gather the information and write articles giving the general public a simplified version of the information found.

Cannabigerol, a cannabinoid with antibiotic potential

It is well known that antibiotic resistance is a priority health concern worldwide. A search for alternative therapies is necessary, but could the search be finally over?  A recent study has revealed the antibiotic potential from cannabigerol (CBG). Antibiotic resistance: a worldwide problem Antimicrobial-resistant organisms have spread all over the world and has sometimes [...]

Using Hemp Oil to Treat Fibromyalgia

Some studies have shown the positive effects of using medicinal cannabis for fibromyalgia in patients with very few adverse effects. There are not many treatments for fibromyalgia and the ones that do exist are not a permanent cure, as the cause is still unknown. But for those who want to bet on an alternative and natural [...]

The effects of cannabis: is it dangerous?

Cannabis can be used for recreational purposes, but it is highly used for its medicinal properties too. However, ‘cannabis overdose’ or the adverse effects of cannabis can be an argued topic given that different people, even professionals, may have different views on this, or it can be completely subjective to the person on how [...]

Treatment for glaucoma: can medical cannabis be useful?

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), there are more than 1 billion people living with vision impairment such as short and far sightedness, glaucoma and cataract.  In most cases, these could have easily been prevented or treated with cataracts operation, access to glasses, or access to economical health care. However, a report states that [...]

Flavonoids in medicinal cannabis

Flavonoids are components from any type of plant. They have been found to contain certain medicinal properties and are important to reach the “entourage effect” from medicinal cannabis products, which mean that the combination of both could enhance the beneficial effects. What are flavonoids? Flavonoids can be  comprised of more than 10,000 structures and is [...]

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Promising results on the use of cannabis on Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptomology

Medicinal cannabis is used today for a variety of illnesses and is showing positive results.  One of the ailments that people can suffer from is post-traumatic stress disorder, which affects the mental conditions of an individual.  A few studies have investigated the use of cannabis on Post-traumatic stress disorder providing more information and knowledge on [...]

The endocannabinoid system in the reproductive systems

There have been several researches carried out on finding the role of the endocannabinoid system in the reproductive systems.  It has been found that the endocannabinoid system is in fact crucial for a healthy and fertile reproductive system in both male and females.  To date, the ECS is considered a master system deeply involved [...]

The effects of medical cannabis in diabetes

Over the last few decades a continuous increase of studies have been, and are currently, being carried out regarding the effects of cannabis in different health conditions.  Several studies have shown that there are potential positive effects of medical cannabis in diabetes, however, further research is still being carried out to investigate its full [...]

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