What are Cannabinoids?

Cannabinoids are chemical compounds that are processed in the cannabinoid receptors. There are several types of cannabinoids; including, phytocannabinoids (found in the plant Cannabis sativa L.), endogenous or endocannabinoids (produced in animals and in the human body) and finally, synthetic cannabinoids, (which do not occur naturally, but rather are designed in laboratories).   TYPES OF CANNABINOIDS […]

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Therapeutic Cannabinoids

The main components of the cannabis plant and their therapeutic potential.     Cannabinoids work with terpenes and flavonoids. They act as base elements in the therapeutic characteristics of cannabis. There are many other cannabinoids that exist which have still not been studied and so their therapeutic properties are unknown. In this infographic on therapeutic […]

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Kalapa Clinic at Spannabis with cannabinoid-based products

On March the 11th, 12th and 13th Kalapa Clinic attended Spannabis fair, to show their support in the therapeutic cannabis sector. During the 3 days of the fair, we had several visits from entities interested in the services offered by Kalapa Clinic such as the medical support and professional options suggested by our specialists regarding therapeutic cannabinoid-based treatments. “We […]

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The 3 most important benefits of using cannabis to treat epilepsy

Epilepsy refers to a group of disorders that are characterized by recurrent symptoms such as convulsive and non-convulsive seizures. Cannabis and cannabis-based therapies have had beneficial effects for treating different types of epilepsy through various biological mechanisms. Anticonvulsant About 60% of all seizures are convulsive, meaning they are characterized by rapid contractions and involuntary muscle spasms which […]

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