Posted: April 23, 2020
The use of cannabidiol, in the form of CBD extract or oil, has attracted considerable attention in recent years thanks to its potential curative properties, especially for the control of complexities and symptoms inherent in various types of cancer. Every day we have more studies to refer to that give a clearer picture about the potential and also limitations of CBD oils.
CBD for cancer management
Cannabidiol (CBD) is a Phytocannabinoid with no psychotropic activity that exerts some of its effects through modulation of elements within the endocannabinoid system. It is common nowadays to find publications suggesting that cannabinoids, especially CBD, have the ability to "cure" conditions of this type.
While such headlines can attract a lot of attention to drive research and collective interest, they
Posted: April 23, 2020
Psoriasis is a skin disease that can occur in people of different ages. It is thought that one of the factors that cause it is due to genetic background. After the increase in interest in the properties of Cannabidiol (CBD), it is known today that the use of CBD cream has excellent potential to help with this condition.
The following article describes the disease known as psoriasis, treatment with cannabinoids to alleviate the appearance of blisters on the skin caused by the disorder, and the future on the research of CBD.
What is Psoriasis?
Psoriasis is one of the most persistent and unpredictable skin irritations, considered to be an autoimmune disease based on genetic predispositions and hereditary. The condition is linked to rapid cell growth in the outer layer of the skin. These growths in the epidermis never mature. While a normal skin cell matures and goes from the lower layer of skin to the epidermis in about twenty-eight days, psoriatic cells form in approximately eight days, causing blister-like patches that lead to an excessive number of cells skin forming in a very short time. The condition is not contagious.
Psoriasis is characterised by the rapid multiplication of cells on the skin as a compensatory mechanism for attack caused by T cells.
T cells (responsible for attacking and removing external agents) are wrongly activated, causing a cascade of metabolic activity that mainly affects cells in the skin. Psoriasis is usually found as patches of skin