Acne – can medical cannabis help?

Pimples and blackheads are familiar to most young people. Acne is the most common skin disease worldwide: about 85% of people suffer from it at some point in their lives. In more than half of them the skin disease only has a slight course. However, 40% of those affected experience such severe symptoms that they [...]

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Autism: would medical cannabis help?

Autism is a neurological developmental disorder. Experts often refer to it as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), as there are different forms of the disorder. Medical cannabis could be an option to relieve accompanying symptoms such as sleep disorders, anxiety or anger. What is autism spectrum disorder? Doctors distinguish ASDs between early childhood autism (Kanner syndrome), [...]

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The use of medical cannabis in COVID-19

In the past weeks the question has been raised in social media and news sites whether the use of medical cannabis for the lung disease, COVID-19, can have medicinal benefits. Indeed, research is currently pursuing interesting approaches. What is COVID-19? COVID-19 is the name given to the lung disease caused by the coronavirus Sars-CoV-2. [...]

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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 [...]

Medicinal benefits of Cannabichromene

Cannabinoids are the naturally occurring chemical compounds found in cannabis plants. Currently, there are over 180 classified cannabinoids, and perhaps more to be discovered as studies continue to reveal the complex molecular structures of cannabis. Today we want to talk about the medicinal benefits of Cannabichromene, also known as CBC. What are cannabinoids? Cannabinoids [...]

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Hemp, cannabis, marijuana: What are the differences?

Cannabis, hemp, marijuana, hashish, grass, weed - there are many terms used for cannabis plants. Although many of them are not relevant for medical use, it is important to know and be able to distinguish the differences. What is the difference between cannabis and hemp? Hemp is a plant species that belongs to the hemp [...]

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Effectiveness of cannabinoids against sleep disorders

On March 13th, the 20th edition of World Sleep Day was celebrated. An annual event organized by the World Sleep Day Committee of World Sleep Society whose objective is to inform and raise awareness among the general public about the importance of sleep and the risks related to its neglect. Under the theme Better [...]

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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