cannabinoid treatment.

THCa and its effects

THCA (tetrahydrocannabinolic acid) is the non-psychoactive form of THC, which can convert to THC when it is decarboxylated. There are many researches which investigate the medical effectiveness of THCA on diseases like epilepsy, chronical pain, digestive disorders and many more. Tetrahydrocannabinolic acidcan only be found in a fresh undried Cannabis plant, because once the plant [...]

Developing a consensus about medical cannabis-based therapies

The legal status of the cannabis plant has made it difficult for studies and investigations to demonstrate its beneficial properties to treat many pathologies. This has led to a lack of scientific review on the efficiency of cannabinoid therapy for cannabinoid use compared to other modes of consumption of the Cannabis Sativa L plant. For [...]

Is medical cannabis useful for treating Dravet Syndrome?

We have previously spoken about medicinal cannabis and epilepsy. This post aims to address the use of medicinal cannabis to treat Dravet syndrome, a form of severe epilepsy. Symptoms can start to appear in infants below the age of one meaning Dravet syndrome affects the growth of the sufferer. People diagnosed with this disease can also suffer [...]

Can therapeutic cannabis substitute conventional pharmaceuticals?

The reforms in the legislations of several countries regarding the consumption of therapeutic cannabis have caused changes in people’s perceptions and acceptance of the value of the plant as an alternative therapy. This change is especially important in some states in the US, as doctors have already started prescribing therapeutic cannabis instead of other medications for [...]

More studies demonstrating the effects of cannabinoids for cancer treatment

Research into medical cannabis is ongoing worldwide. Scientific studies are investigating the effectiveness of cannabinoids for the treatment of cancer and various other conditions and symptoms. Recently, researchers from the department of Oncology at St. George’s of London recently published the results from a study that was looking into the effects of phytocannabinoids on leukemic [...]

Cannabinoid treatment to relieve headaches

Headaches are one of the most common pains that people experience. But for some individuals, what may be an occasional nuisance, for others can become a chronic disorder or condition, which occurs frequently and requires treatment in order to alleviate symptoms. Cannabinoid treatments have the ability to help those who experience frequent headaches. There are [...]

What role do cannabinoids play in treating depression?

Everybody experiences some periods of sadness and despair at some point throughout their lives, but these feelings often subside after a few hours or days, it is simply an inevitable and unavoidable part of being human. However, if these “low points” are happening for an extended period of times, you may be suffering from depression. [...]

Cannabinoids in breast milk

The endocannabinoid system and its receptors are of great importance during prenatal development, but they are also relevant after childbirth. Not everybody is aware that there are already natural cannabinoids in breast milk and what role they play in the development of a human. In 2004, the European Journal of Pharmacology published a study that stated that all [...]

The progress of medical cannabis for treating autism

Medical cannabis is becoming more and more popular for treating autism, a complex neurodevelopmental disease, with signs appearing within the first few years of infancy, and generally lasting a lifetime. This condition is part of a group of disorders known as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The characteristics and the symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder, include [...]

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 [...]

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