Parkinson’s disease: Treatment with medical cannabis

Parkinson's disease (idiopathic Parkinson syndrome) is the second most common neurodegenerative disease after Alzheimer's disease. According to the German Parkinson Association, approximately 1% of people over 60 years of age in Germany are affected. However, the onset of the disease is usually preceded by decades of changes in the body. The risk of contracting [...]

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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Dravet Syndrome: Help with medical cannabis

Dravet syndrome is a rare and severe form of epilepsy that develops in children. The disease is very difficult to treat, as antiepileptic drugs usually do not show sufficient improvement. However, studies have shown that CBD can reduce and reduce seizures. It also seems to increase the life expectancy of those affected and help [...]

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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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 [...]

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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