Cannabidiol: From an Inactive Cannabinoid to a Drug with Wide Spectrum of Action

CBD Health Benefits for Parkinson's, Diabetes, and More

The years 2003 – 2008 showed a remarkable increase in publications on cannabidiol mainly stimulated by the discovery of its anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidative and neuroprotective effects. These studies have suggested a wide range of possible therapeutic effects of cannabidiol on several conditions, including Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, cerebral ischemia, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, other inflammatory diseases, nausea and cancer. (more…)

Hazekamp & Grotenhermen: Review on clinical studies with cannabis and cannabinoids

To date, a large number of controlled clinical trials have been done evaluating the therapeutic applications of cannabis and cannabis-based preparations. This current review reports on the more recent clinical data available. Published in Cannabinoids 2010;5(Special Issue): 1-21 Institute Biology Leiden, Leiden University, The Netherlands Review of Recent Clinical Studies