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Cannabinoids: A solution to improve mobility and motor skills?

Many illnesses cause mobility and motor skill disorders. Muscle contraction, movements, and displacement may be altered and can cause reduced mobility in the patient. On most occasions, people with mobility problems cannot move independently and require material assistance (wheelchair, crutches) or help from other people in their day-to-day life. The loss of motor skills can [...]

Can medical cannabis relieve menstrual pains?

Menstrual pains affect 90% of women in the world, depending on the severity it can sometimes be unbearable. These types of pains can be helped by the analgesic effects of medical cannabis. Although the use of medical cannabis is generally associated with the relief of chronic pain, it is necessary to analyse the effects of [...]

The effects of the endocannabinoid system on the gut

The endocannabinoid system is a neurotransmission system found in the many different zones and tissues of the human body as well as in the majority of other mammals. Cannabinoid receptors are what make up the vast majority of the endocannabinoid system, they are responsible for regulating various metabolic processes and which are essential for the [...]

5 cannabinoids that are not as well known

Apart from CBD, THC or even CBC, there are other cannabinoids that are not as well-known, but that also possess interesting therapeutic benefits. In this post we will talk about the other components of the plant. THCv – Tetrahydrocannabivarin THCv acts together with cannabis, however it does not possess any psychoactive properties unlike THC. Among [...]

The main cannabinoids and their therapeutic effects

Cannabinoids and their effects are becoming increasingly well known. Although not all of the compounds in the cannabinoid plant have been identified, thanks to recent research we have been able to find out how some of them work and how they are able to benefit well-being. Cannabinoids interact with the body [...]

3 ways of consuming medical cannabis without smoking it

Although it is not the best method of consuming medical cannabis, smoking seems to be the most popular and the most accessible for the majority of people. There are however, other simple methods of consuming therapeutic cannabis. Thanks to the most recent scientific studies, different methods of consumption are being designed in order to ensure [...]

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The properties of terpenes in medical cannabis

Terpenes are organic, aromatic hydrocarbons that can be found in thousands of plants around the world. They are part of the alkenes, alcohol, esters and ethers families. If these compounds are known, it is mainly because they are responsible for the smell and the taste of plants. Most of the plants will synthesize and release [...]

Researching medical cannabis in Israel

It was in Israel where Raphael Machoulam isolated THC for the first time. Since then research on medical cannabis has led the country to becoming a pioneer for the use of cannabis, particularly through their extensive scientific research and clinical trials dedicated to the plant. After several decades of research, the country’s main objective is [...]

After 10,000 scientific studies about cannabis, what stage is the research at?

Since discovering the therapeutic potential of cannabinoids in the 1970’s thousands of scientific studies about cannabis have been carried out. Around the world research on the benefits of cannabis and its components has been undertaken. Although thousands of studies have proven the therapeutic benefits of cannabis, the use of medical cannabis still remains a worldwide [...]

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