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CBD (Cannabidiolo)

Cannabis in molecole: CBD (Cannabidiolo)

Che cos’è il cannabidiolo (CBD) e a cosa serve? Il cannabidiolo funziona come antagonista indiretto del più celebre THC. Cannabidiolo agisce anche sui recettori 5-HT (1A) (serotonina) come agonista, un’azione per la quale provvede le sue proprietà antidepressive, ansiolitiche e neuroprotettive. CBD agisce inoltre come modulatore dei recettori oppioidi mu...

10 reasons for eating hemp sprouts

Today I have been fortunate enough to attend a plenary seminar at annual ICRS symposium by Giovanni Appendino, PhD. (Baveno, 2014) He is a bright professor in organic chemistry whom investigated biological profiles of cannabinoids with the likes of Vincenzo Di Marzo and Raphael Mechoulam. His talk was incredibly stimulating...

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Alzheimer’s disease: prevent & slow the progression with your diet

Why low fat is important? Apolipoprotein E is the glycoprotein which binds cholesterol and transports it. This protein in strongly linked to progression of Alzheimer’s Disease (AD): it binds to both soluble and aggregated forms of amyloid-Beta and influence further production of plagues, which is a pathological hallmark of the disease....

guide on Sativex

A user-friendly guide on Sativex ®

What is Sativex? Sativex® , by the words of the Pharmaceutical company which produces it, (GW Pharmaceuticals) is the “ world’s first prescription cannabis medicine”, containing the two active ingredients Δ-9 THC (delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol) and CBD (cannabidiol) that make up cannabis plant. This medicine has been fully authorized in the UK...