• Anti – Inflammation Benefits recorded ca. 2000 B.C.

    Possibly the very earliest literature reference on Cannabis describes its use as an anti-inflammatory agent. The Chinese emperor Shen-nung (ca. 2000 B.C.), in a work called Pen-ts’ao Ching, noted many of the effects of Cannabis in humans. Among other properties, it was claimed that cannabis “undoes rheumatism”, suggesting possible anti-inflammatory effects*. The reports described in this review of the current […]

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  • Appetite Loss

    The role of the endocannabinoid system in eating disorders: neurochemical and behavioural preclinical evidence. Scherma M, Fattore L, Castelli MP, Fratta W, Fadda P1. The endocannabinoid system has long been known as a modulator of several physiological functions, among which the homeostatic and hedonic aspects of eating. CB1 receptors are widely expressed in brain regions that control food intake, reward and energy balance. Animal and […]

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  • Anti-Psychotic Research

    According to several recent studies (on cannabidiol antipsychotic properties), Cannabidiol shows promise to alleviate certain psychotic symptoms and eventually may be considered as an alternative antipsychotic treatment. Though not as potent as many antipsychotic medications currently on the market, CBD seems to have fewer side effects, is more cost effective (when compared to other medications with [...] Continue Reading