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What do you know about cannabinodiol?

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For how many active ingredients in the cannabis plant, humanity has so far been able to really deal with only a few. Only for a few decades researchers have been researching the plant with scientific methods and trying to fathom its health-promoting properties.For a long time there were not many places in the world where cannabis research was possible from the legal situation. But gradually the individual substances of the hemp plant are examined and their pharmacological properties are scrutinized. Thus, the plant reveals more and more of its many active ingredients.More and more cannabinoids are being researched and have medical benefitsWe already know a lot about tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD). And the medical benefits of the cannabinoids cannabigerol (CBG), cannabis romaine (CBC) and cannabinol (CBN), there is already some information. There are also oils especially from CBG, comparable to CBD oil, with which you can do something good for your health. But there are other cannabinoids to discover that can also be of great value to humans, such as cannabinodiol.CBND is made from cannabinolThe phytocannabinoid cannabinoidiol (CBND) is a fully flavored derivative, a variation of CBD. It is sometimes called cannabidinodiol (CBDL). In 1977, it was first isolated by Robert Lousberg. In low concentrations, CBND is found in the flowers of the female cannabis plant. It is produced as a product of the photochemical conversion of cannabinol (CBN), ie by the influence of light. Like tetrahydrocannabinol and cannabinol it has psychotropic properties.The medical benefits of CBNDCannabinodiol is only slowly becoming interesting for medicine. Therefore, little is known about the pharmacological properties of cannabinoid except that it is psychoactive in a similar manner to THC or perhaps tetrahydrocannabivarin. Meanwhile, there is increasing evidence that CBND can be used to treat neuropsychiatric disorders. The compound classified as phytocannabinoid, which is isolated from Lebanese hashish, is said to improve cognitive function in those affected. Whether cannabinodiol will play an even greater role in medical applications in the future will only have to be proven by further investigations. source: GLASMANN, Dieter Klaus. Was weiß man über Cannabinodiol?. 2019, 13 Mai,, 2019. Dostupné z: https://www.hanf-magazin.com/medizin/cannabinoide/was-weiss-man-uber-cannabinodiol/ source photo: https://pixabay.com/cs/

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Can CBD improve the sex life?

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Nowadays, there are countless products that are supposed to boost the sex life and bring momentum back to the bedroom. From sex toys to slippery games to underwear, the industry delivers almost daily new ideas for more fun in bed. While such games can have a positive effect on sex life, couples usually have more profound problems as to why the fire is not burning as it used to. Many problems with sexuality can be attributed to mental or physical causes, which in turn make sure that it does not go around properly in terms of sexuality. We do not feel fulfilled and that can nag your self-confidence. Cannabidiol has many useful properties, and recent scientific research suggests that CBD may be an alternative treatment for problems with sexual performance, be it mental or physical. How can CBD improve the sex life?Healthy sexuality is part of a healthy lifestyle and what could be better than expressing affection for one's partner with physical closeness. For some people, however, the thought of such intimate moments can lead to anxiety and panic. Especially in the midst of romantic moments, it is possible that one is surprised by his feelings. Anxiety, physical insecurity or doubt can quickly turn such events into an unpleasant experience. Although CBD appears like a newcomer in the wellness industry, there are already many studies that hint at the great potential of cannabidiol to relieve anxiety. So why could not cannabinoid help with anxiety management in the bedroom? Erectile dysfunctionErectile dysfunction is a sexual disorder affecting millions of men in German-speaking countries. Women can suffer as well. Central to the onset of erectile dysfunction is the fear of sexual failure. At this point, the therapeutic potential of CBD comes into play. With its stress-relieving and relaxing effects, CBD could take away such worries and provide more relaxation. CBD against inflammationCannabidiol has an anti-inflammatory potential and experts consider inflammation as a reason for decreased sex drive. In response to an inflammation, our immune system responds with white blood cells that attack the inflamed areas in our body to clear ship again. Not only do people with chronic inflammation often suffer from pain, they also struggle with circulatory problems. Especially for men, this can be a real problem. Circulatory disorders can cause erectile dysfunction. Man can no longer maintain an erection properly - or it does not even get that far. Due to the remarkable therapeutic properties of cannabidiol, cannabinoid may relieve the inflammation and pain that may be a potential cause of erectile dysfunction. CBD for painFor many people, pain is a major reason why the desire for sex disappears - understandably. Quickly you are inclined to resort to conventional drugs that promise immediate relief. Unfortunately, many analgesics have a lot of side effects that can affect your libido. There are scientific reports analyzing the use of CBD in chronic pain. It has been found that there is strong evidence to support the theory that cannabis (including CBD) is an effective treatment option for chronic adult pain. And thanks to the safe use of cannabidiol, you do not have to worry about side effects affecting your sexual function. Sex is all about relaxation and CBD has the potential to naturally reach that state. So far, no side effects are known in studies, there were only slight interactions with drugs. Although seemingly safe, the use of CBD for improved sexual function, when combined with other drugs, should be discussed with a physician. Source: BOEDEFELD, Christian. Kann CBD das Sexualleben verbessern? 23 Feb, 2019. Dostupné z: https://www.hanf-magazin.com/medizin/cannabinoide/cbd-in-der-medizin/kann-cbd-das-sexualleben-verbessern/ Source photo: https://pixabay.com/cs/

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Can cannabinoids help in the treatment of rosacea?

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Also called copper rose or fin, rosacea often occurs in adulthood. In the chronic inflammatory skin disease of the face especially the fine vessels of the cheeks, nose, forehead and chin are dilated and the skin is particularly red in these areas. Even the eyes can be affected. However, there are indications that cannabinoids and cannabis seeds can relieve the symptoms of the disease. Rosacea - explained brieflyThere are different forms of rosacea. Depending on the severity, various areas of the face are affected by the non-infectious, chronic inflammatory skin disease. Typically, especially the fine veins of the facial skin in the areas of the cheeks, nose, forehead and chin are widened and the facial areas are correspondingly reddened. Other signs may be bumpy pimples. The nose can also change as the disease progresses. Rosacea occurs in adulthood, usually between the ages of 30 and 50 years. Women are more affected than men, but the symptoms are usually more pronounced. Causes of rosaceaAbout the causes of rosacea can give no final information. Genetic factors seem to play a role in their development, since many sufferers of family members report the same symptoms. A role also seems to play the damage to the facial skin by UV rays. Solar radiation affects the connective tissue as well as blood and lymph vessels and makes a significant contribution to vascular dilation and inflammation. According to recent findings, dermatitis occurs as a result of a defective innate immune response. Factors that favor the symptoms of rosacea include stress, alcohol, sun exposure, warm drinks or spicy foods. The chronic course of the disease requires regular visits to the dermatologist. Care should be taken to avoid the above-mentioned factors that favor the disease. Typically, rosacea is treated with medication. In addition, it is extremely important to protect the affected areas from UV rays. This is where our endocannabinoid system comes into play. Among other things, the receptors of the regulatory system also occur in the skin and play a major role in the protection and regulation of our largest organ. Cannabinoids in the treatment of rosaceaBy regulating the endocannabinoid system, cannabinoids can make a significant contribution to alleviating the symptoms of rosacea. The receptors of the regulatory system also occur in the skin and can affect the growth, functionality and balance of skin cells. Scientists have been able to show [1] that cannabinoids have a positive influence on the receptors of the skin and can promote anti-inflammatory or antioxidant properties. Meanwhile, various manufacturers are offering creams and ointments enriched with cannabis or hemp plant ingredients to help treat various inflammatory skin conditions with symptoms similar to rosacea. Clinical trials and laboratory studies [2] have shown that the anti-inflammatory effects of THC and CBD can help relieve redness and irritated skin. In addition, topical application of THC has been shown to reduce symptoms of allergic inflammation. In addition to cannabinoids, hemp seed oil has promising properties that may be of interest for the treatment of rosacea symptoms. Hempseed oil contains unsaturated fatty acids, gamma-linolenic acid and oleic acid, which can reduce the inflammation of the skin. Polyunsaturated fatty acids such as omega-3 and omega-6 can promote blood circulation and provide healthy vessels. After all, stress is considered a major factor that aggravates the symptoms of rosacea. With regular use, CBD can provide more balance and well-being, which could positively affect the course of the disease. Our skin and the endocannabinoid systemScientists have observed that inflammation of the skin or other irritating stimuli strongly increases the concentration of endocannabinoids anandamide and 2-AG in the skin. It is believed that the body thereby tries to reduce pain and inflammation. In addition, it was observed that pain and inflammation could be alleviated by the suppression of enzymes that degrade endocannabinoids. Through the production of anandamide and 2-AG, our body seems to be trying to circumvent the degradation of endocannabinoids and maintain their effect longer. In addition, the two endocannabinoids influence the development of skin cells. Especially for the epidermis, the uppermost skin layer, the endocannabinoid system seems to play a role with the receptors CB1 and CB2. Source: BOEDEFELD, Christian. Können Cannabinoide bei der Behandlung von Rosazea helfen?  17 Feb, 2019. Dostupné z: https://www.hanf-magazin.com/medizin/cannabinoide/koennen-cannabinoide-bei-der-behandlung-von-rosazea-helfen/ source photo: https://pixabay.com/cs/

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The anti-oxidative properties of CBD

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Many nutrition experts and counselors point out how important antioxidants are to our health and well-being. But what exactly is behind these substances? What qualities do they possess and how can our bodies benefit from them? Simply put, antioxidants are substances that inhibit oxidation and reduce the associated so-called oxidative stress. During oxidation, waste products are formed in our body and free radicals are formed. The body's own antioxidants, such as glutathione, are usually insufficient to prevent the production of free radicals. This is especially the case with increasing age, as the oxidative stress increases with increasing age. That is why it is important to supply the body with antioxidants from the diet. Actually, oxygen is associated with life. That's true, of course, but in this case our body produces the already mentioned free radicals by oxidation of other substances (reaction with oxygen). From them, a kind of chain reaction can occur in which molecules, cells or tissue can be damaged or irreparably destroyed. By reacting with them, antioxidants protect against free radicals. CBD as an antioxidantFor a long time, vitamins such as C and E were among the most powerful antioxidants. In terms of mode of action, cannabidiol does not really differ from an antioxidant. The chemical structure of the cannabinoid contains an oxygen atom that can be released to free radicals and thus neutralizes them. This free oxygen compound is responsible for the antioxidant effects of CBD. Several studies even confirm that the cannabinoids THC and CBD have a significant neuroprotective effect as antioxidants, which is many times stronger than for vitamins C and E. ConclusionAntioxidants are extremely important to our body. Without them, free radicals can cause immense damage. By providing oxygen atoms, antioxidants can neutralize the harmful compounds, making a vital contribution to our health. In addition to vitamins C and E, cannabidiol has become a good source of antioxidants. Although more research is needed in this area, the results obtained to date are quite promising and provide insight into the antioxidant potential of CBD. In addition, CBD could also keep neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson's or Alzheimer's at bay. The potential of cannabinoid is huge. Unfortunately, it is difficult to make general statements and the effectiveness of CBD is best tested by yourself. Every organism responds differently and should be slowly accustomed to using CBD as a nutritional supplement. Although no serious side effects of CBD are known, consult a doctor if you have any concerns about taking it. Source: BOEDEFELD, Christian. Die antodioxidativen Eigenschaften von CBD. 1 [online].19 Dec, 2019. Dostupné z: https://www.hanf-magazin.com/medizin/cannabinoide/cbd-in-der-medizin/die-antodioxidativen-eigenschaften-von-cbd/ source photo: https://pixabay.com/cs/  

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CBD - protective effect for the cardiovascular system

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First place among the leading causes of death worldwide is cardiovascular disease, which is due to inflammation of the cardiovascular system. A good means of prevention could be the cannabinoid CBD (cannabidiol) known for its anti-inflammatory effect. Animal experiments also suggest that CBD can also help to recover better and faster from the consequences of a heart attack or stroke. Although one can counteract such diseases through a healthy lifestyle, unfortunately, most people only become aware of the dangers when the first symptoms have already appeared. Often, however, it is no longer enough to "just" get rid of bad habits, but further measures will be necessary. All by itself or in combination with conventional medical treatments, cannabis or cannabidiol could be a good way to strengthen and protect the cardiovascular system. The heart and its associated network of blood vessels, known as the cardiovascular system, acts as a body-wide transport system for our blood. If this system has an error or corruption, it can have serious consequences. On the one hand, this can trigger a heart attack, which leads to the death of one area of ​​the heart muscle (myocardium), on the other hand, a stroke can be the result, which means that the brain cells can no longer be adequately supplied. Often, such a disease can be attributed to inflammation in the organism. And this is the starting point for treatment with CBD, whose anti-inflammatory properties have been proven in various scientific studies. In one of these studies, created by an international team of researchers from Israel, Taiwan, Hungary, the USA and Switzerland, animal experiments have shown that cannabidiol can help to heal myocarditis. CD3 and CD4 lymphocyte counts decreased significantly in rats treated with CBD on a sustained basis. This could counteract an expansion of heart disease, giving the damaged tissue after a heart attack the opportunity to recover faster and more sustainably. In another study, in which rabbits were treated with CBD after a heart attack, a positive influence on the healing process could be confirmed, unlike in the placebo group. But also to prevent such a cardiovascular disease, the use of CBD may be useful to eliminate potential risk factors. In addition to the well-known sedative and stress-reducing effect, positive effects on blood pressure, metabolism and obesity could also be observed in further studies. Furthermore, American scientists have recently completed an evaluation of 24 studies conducted between 1975 and 2017 on the "link between cannabis and cardiovascular disease" and concluded that there was no clear evidence of a link between cannabis use and the triggering of heart (muscle) infarctions or strokes. In addition to the ones mentioned here, there are a lot of other studies that confirm the positive medical benefit of cannabidiol on cardiovascular disease. In addition to cannabidiol, cannabis also contains a variety of other cannabinoids. The best-known and most researched of these is probably tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). THC is often warned that it is harmful to the heart and the rest of the cardiovascular system. As so often, however, it depends on the dosage. THC, just like CBD, can activate the CB2 receptors, which are located above all in the immune cells of our body. Therefore, it also has the ability to reduce inflammation and the level of free radicals that may otherwise increase the risk of strokes or heart attacks. THC, however, also docks to the CB1 receptors in the body. These are found, inter alia, throughout the cardiovascular system, where they are everywhere from the blood vessels to the heart muscle to the nerves in the brain responsible for heart rate control. On the one hand, activation of these receptors may be positive, e.g. On the other hand, however, with high doses of THC, the interaction between the cannabinoid and the CB1 receptors may superimpose the effect of the CB2 receptors and produce the exact opposite effect. In addition, activation of the CB1 receptors may contribute to the formation of deposits of substances such as cholesterol and fat in the blood vessels. Should one therefore be faced with the decision to choose a variety that is as supportive as possible to the protection and function of the cardiovascular system, then it might be worth taking a look at the low THC / high CBD category. Source: KRONBERGER, Ferdinand. CBD – schützende Wirkung für das Herz-Kreislauf-System. 1 [online]. 19 Dec, 2019. Dostupné z: https://www.hanf-magazin.com/medizin/cannabinoide/cbd-in-der-medizin/cbd-schuetzende-wirkung-fuer-das-herz-kreislauf-system/ source photo: https://pixabay.com/cs/ 

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GPR55 - The new cannabinoid receptor

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His discovery is actually almost 20 years back, but only today he gains attention and importance. Meanwhile, the receptor called GPR55 also becomes CB3, the third relevant cannabinoid receptor in the human endogenous cannabinoid system. Endocannabinoid systemUntil quite some time ago, we knew that THC, which resembles the endogenous cannabinoid anandamide, binds to receptors in the brain, and as a result has an effect on our body. In the meantime, we know about the endocannabinoid system, which allows humans to use endocannabinoids, which the body itself produces, to perform a variety of health and immune functions. This system also harnesses the cannabinoids that we infuse from the outside by taking cannabis. The CB1 receptorSo far, two receptors are known, which are simply described with CB1 and CB2. The CB1 receptor can bind to both THC and CBD. Because they "compete" for the CB1 receptor during the effect of cannabis in the body, and CBD is not known to be psychoactive, CBD cushions the "high" effect of THC. These receptors are found mainly in the central nervous system, thus affecting the sensation of pain and also the motor skills, but also emotions, memory and appetite. The CB2 receptorThe CB2 receptor is found in organs of the immune system, mast cells and lymphocytes. While cannabis is believed to affect the immune system, the assumption that CBD interacts directly with the CB2 receptor is outdated. Rather, it seems that the cannabinoids cause the body to use more of its own endocannabinoids. CBD, GPR55 and cancerThe receptor GPR55, which was discovered in 1999 and can be found in the brain and peripheral nervous system, seems to be able to work with many different cannabinoids. It has differences to CB1 and CB2, but is 13 percent identical in construction to CB1 and 14.4 percent to CB2. One might now assume that cannabidiol (CBD) might dock specifically to the CB3 receptor. However, this does not seem to be the case, CBD even blocks the receptor. But this does not mean that CBD is useless for the receptor or for the medical influence of it, on the contrary. GPR55 signaling is said to be associated with the development or progression of cancer. Thus, the use of CBD targeted to block the signal transmission inhibit the growth of some tumors. CBD, GPR55 and epilepsyAlthough the diseases do not resemble each other, the apparent effect of CBD in epilepsy can be explained by the same principle as cancer. Among other things, GPR55 also occur in the hippocampus, the area of ​​the brain in which spatial orientation and long-term memory are located. CBD has shown significant improvements in the intensity, quantity, and duration of seizures in some forms of epilepsy. CBD, GPR55 and irritable bowel syndromeCBD also has a positive influence on this intestinal disease. Fast and permanent improvement of well-being and relief of symptoms is reported. And again, this is associated with inhibition of signal transduction from GPR55. But in irritable bowel syndrome, it is also the anti-inflammatory properties of CBD, the help in the most chronic stomach and intestinal disorders. Only the beginningMany details about the CB3 receptor and the role it plays in our health are still unclear. But this concerns the whole endogenous cannabinoid system and its receptors, the cannabinoids, whether endogenous or supplied, and the terpenes and their many interactions and possible interactions with our bodies. But with every new insight, the accuracy with which we can use the properties of the cannabis plant for our health increases. Source: KLAUS GLASMANN, Dieter. GPR55 – Der neue Cannabinoid-Rezeptor. 1 [online] 30 Aug, 2019. Dostupné z: https://www.hanf-magazin.com/medizin/cannabinoide/gpr55-der-neue-cannabinoid-rezeptor/ source photo: https://pixabay.com/cs/

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CBD as antibiotic - does cannabidiol help against bacterial infections?

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inflammation or respiratory tract infection - almost every patient had to take antibiotics once in a lifetime to get rid of the condition. However, with growing coverage of resistant bacteria, fewer and fewer people trust the chemical drugs without reservation; many are looking for alternatives. If natural products such as e.g. CBD oil actually help here? What causes an antibiotic?The term antibiotics is composed of the Greek terms "anti" and "bios" and means something like: against life. Originally it referred to as bacteria-expelled metabolites that inhibit the growth of other microorganisms in their environment. In modern medicine, all partially and fully synthetic substances that kill bacteria and inhibit their multiplication as an antibiotic apply. Problems with antibiotics - do natural ingredients have benefits?The biggest problem with using synthetic antibiotics is that certain strains of bacteria become insensitive to them over time and a drug loses its effect. Not only the frequent prescription of antibiotics promotes the resistance, but also their industrial use. In the animal fattening producers want to prevent infectious diseases by large-scale Antibiotikagaben, but thereby risk residues in their products. These in turn can lead to the formation of resistant bacterial strains in the consumer. Researchers are increasingly testing natural antibacterial substances such as oregano oil, garlic extracts or honey as part of their search for drug candidates for resistant bacteria. Here is the thesis that natural substances are too complex for bacteria to resist. In the course of this, CBD will also be interesting for research: Does CBD have antibiotic properties?Researchers already demonstrated that cannabidiol has an antibacterial effect on streptococci and staphylococci in the 1970s. [1] At that time it was concluded from the results that this effect applies only to gram-positive bacteria, whereas gram-negative bacteria are resistant to CBD. Other data was presented by the research team led by Mark Blaskovich at this year's American Society for Microbiology conference, ASM Microbe in San Francisco. According to Blaskovich, the previously unpublished study shows how CBD eliminated bacterial strains that are already resistant to common antibiotics. In addition, no resistance to cannabidiol developed in the bacteria even after exposure to the cannabinoid for about 20 days. According to the scientists, CBD demonstrated efficacy against MRSA, the methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, which is responsible for serious hospital infections. Lead chemist Mark Blaskovich, in an interview with Newsweek, explained the current state of knowledge on CBD as an antibiotic: "We do not yet know how it works, but it could have a unique mechanism if confirmed to work against antibiotic-resistant bacteria." Can CBD increase the effects of antibiotics?In a study published in 2019, researchers demonstrated in a study published in 2019 how CBD could influence resistant bacteria: experts call materials that release bacteria via their outer sheath as outer membrane vesicles. They primarily serve the communication of the bacteria with each other, but also the exchange of DNA, the formation of a biofilm and the release of defense enzymes against immune cells. Cannabidiol can effectively inhibit these membrane vesicles, particularly in the bacterium E. coli. As a result, various antibiotics in combination with CBD were more effective against certain Gram-negative bacteria. According to the authors, CBD may help reduce resistance to antibiotics.  Source: CBD als Antibiotikum – hilft Cannabidiol gegen bakterielle Infektionen? 1 [online]. 23 Oct, 2018. Dostupné z: https://fivebloom.de/blogs/cbd-news/cbd-als-antibiotikum source photo: https://pixabay.com/cs/

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How does CBD affect the irritable bowel?

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The so-called irritable bowel syndrome (RDS) is actually no exact name of a specific disease. Rather, this term collects a number of inflammatory bowel diseases of different causes and manifestations. There are variants such as Crohn's disease, which actually go beyond the symptoms of RDS, because in Crohn's disease, the small intestine is affected, while the classic RDS occurs only in the colon. Nearly half of all cases in which a patient is referred to the gastroenterologist (gastrointestinal specialist) are related to the widespread disease. How is the irritable bowel syndrome diagnosed?Unequivocally diagnosing irritable bowel syndrome is a complicated affair. Often the symptoms can also be associated with other diseases, therefore, confusion often happen. This can often be avoided by having a good and detailed history that the doctor should really take time to do. It includes information about the period of the disease, About changes in the toilet habits and the like, which can lead the doctor on the right track. If the suspected diagnosis is in the first place, various blood tests, colonoscopy and other imaging techniques, as well as the examination of a stool sample are necessary to ensure a reliable diagnosis. How is irritable bowel syndrome treated?Since the irritable bowel is a widespread widespread disease, there are a lot of funds available, with which one can provide relief. For mild symptoms, a diet that dispenses with a range of short-chain carbohydrates and polyhydric alcohols can help. Depending on whether the condition is more likely to be constipated or diarrhea, a laxative or anti-drainage drug may be administered. In general, the increased intake of fiber is recommended. Psyllium husks and barley have proven to be particularly useful. Camomile, myrrh and coffee charcoal are also considered to be very effective in relieving symptoms. To restore a healthy intestinal flora, the use of so-called probiotics (bacterial strains) was helpful. Although the pharmaceutical industry has also developed some products for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome, these are often associated with side effects that do not justify their use for many people. The natural alternatives are clearly to be preferred here. What Can CBD Do For Irritable Bowel Syndrome?In 2004, the neurologist and former president of the International Association for Cannabis as Medicine, Ethan Russo, linked irritable bowel syndrome to the endocannabinoid system or deficits in a publication. Russo points to studies showing that malfunctions in the endocannabinoid system can cause inflammatory bowel disease. Consequently, cannabis can effectively remedy this situation. At first, it was claimed that cannabidiol (CBD) alone was not enough, but THC was also needed. This claim has since been revised, and it has been found that CBD is an important agent in the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease, which can both fight inflammation and regulate the function of glial cells (cells in the nervous tissue, but which are not neurons) , The immunomodulatory properties of CBD have been shown to positively affect disease progression and symptoms in studies. CBD can be of great help even in the severe Crohn's disease, and most recent research has yielded very promising results, making CBD a real hope for many gastrointestinal patients. Source: GLASMANN, Dieter Klaus. Wie wirkt CBD auf den Reizdarm?, 3 Oct, 2018. Dostupné z: https://www.hanf-magazin.com/medizin/cannabinoide/cbd-in-der-medizin/wie-wirkt-cbd-auf-den-reizdarm/ source photo: https://pixabay.com/cs/

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Is CBD suitable for children?

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Cannabis contains many pharmacologically interesting properties, which are primarily responsible for two groups of substances, cannabinoids and terpenes. Among the cannabinoids, Δ9-trans-tetrahydrocannabinol, THC for short, has been of particular interest over the last decades, especially in the area of ​​consumption. Only a few years ago, a second cannabinoid has been recognized by science and the public, making it the most interesting agent of hemp for many people today, especially for those who do not want it intoxicating. Of course we are talking about cannabidiol (CBD), a molecular compound that can have a lot of medicinal functions without the psychoactive effects that THC has. Cannabidiol is harmless and healthy at the same timeSince CBD has proven to be very useful and harmless, legal cannabinoid has made it into a variety of health-promoting agents for external and internal use. Whether for consumption in food or dietary supplements, or even applied to the skin by ointments, tinctures or creams, CBD has become the trend of the health and wellness industry. In addition, it remains interesting for medical research and practice. Epilepsy, sleep disorders, anxiety disorders, ADHD and many other diseases can be treated successfully with cannabidiol. The contradictory treatment of CBDSome of the conditions for which CBD promises relief, such as epilepsy and ADHD, affect children in particular. Entering specialty stores whose product ranges are CBD cannabis products, however, may generally be entered only from the age of 18 years. Thus, it is quite understandable that some people are unsure about whether CBD can cause harm to children. If it is not psychoactive and harmless, can it then be administered to a child on a private basis, so that it also benefits from the health benefits? Do you have to hide your CBD products from your children, or can you keep them accessible to them? How compatible is the safety of cannabidiol with the age restrictions that CBD shops are subject to? Cannabidiol in public and legal perceptionTo understand these circumstances, one has to take a closer look at several factors. The legal situation that exists for CBD is due to the fact that cannabidiol is still an active ingredient derived from cannabis. This and the THC content which is often present in CBD products, even if in very low concentrations, justify the age restrictions for CBD shops. Of course, the fact that they mostly sell smokers and smokers in addition to CBD oils and Co. is also a good reason not to let minors into the shops. Thus, the legal position for CBD could change in parts insofar as an assortment includes only products with no THC content and no goods associated with smoking or other non-intoxicating cannabis applications. Health food stores or pharmacies offering hemp products are not subject to such age restrictions. It is therefore also a question of the milieu, with which the CBD products surround themselves, whether they are perceived as health-promoting or as questionable. Safety of CBD is confirmed by WHOAfter intensive research into the substance, the World Health Organization WHO has declared Cannabidiol safe to use. No adverse health effects or risks associated with the use of CBD could be identified during the studies carried out by the WHO itself. This means in plain language that you could not prove any side effects or the like. This makes CBD safer than most drugs that are available in the pharmacy over the counter. So who would give his child an ibuprofen in pain or aspirin, which should also be able to safely administer CBD, if the child has a condition that can be positively influenced by CBD. Is CBD suitable for children only as a remedy or as a nutritional supplement?The fact that CBD can help children suffering from epilepsy, for example, or other serious ailments has been proven by numerous studies and is now also relatively well-known through reports that have become public. However, many people may believe that they need to keep their CBD products away from their children. This is not the case, because CBD is also excellent for children for general health promotion. For example, if children are sleeping badly, or are suffering from anxiety, or are generally tormented by restlessness, cannabidiol can help them relax and sleep well. Even in children diagnosed with ADHD, CBD can be used effectively to prevent treatment with Ritalin. CBD can easily be integrated into a child's everyday life without the impression of medication. Many of the very natural products can be used to prepare drinks and food. Source: GLASMANN, Dieter Klaus. Ist CBD für Kinder geeignet? 1 [online] Dec, 2018, Dostupné z: https://www.hanf-magazin.com/medizin/cannabinoide/cbd-in-der-medizin/ist-cbd-fuer-kinder-geeignet/ source photo: https://pixabay.com/cs/folder_openPřiřazené štítky

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What are phytocannabinoids?

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Phytocannabinoids are cannabinoids produced by plants. Mainly these agents are found in cannabis plants. However, there are also indications that phytocannabinoids are also formed by other plants. Just like endocannabinoids, they activate our cannabinoid receptors. The plant genus Cannabis Sativa contains more than 100 phytocannabinoids, which belong to the group of so-called terpephenols. The best-known phytocannabinoids include THC and CBD. This group of substances has not been discovered in any other plant. Phytocannabinoids activate the CB1 and CB2 receptors of the endocannabinoid system and thereby produce their characteristic effect. The active ingredients are agonists (that is, the occupation of a receptor activates a process) or antagonists (the activation inhibits a cell process) of the CB1 or CB2 receptors. Phytocannabinoids have a high potential for use as medicine. The counterpart to this are endogenous cannabinoids. They are produced by our bodies themselves and are involved in metabolic processes and other important tasks. The two most important endocannabinoids include anandamide, 2-arachidonylglycerol (2-AG). Our endogenous cannabinoid system consists of countless receptors distributed throughout our body. CB1 receptors are mainly found in the brain, while the immune system and central nervous system are mostly CB2 receptors. It is believed that our endocannabinoid system is responsible for maintaining the balance in the body and plays an important role in our well-being. The most important phytocannabinoidsTetrahydrocannabidiol (THC)THC is probably the best-known phytocannabinoid and provides the psychoactive effect of cannabis use. This is precisely the reason why cannabis is considered illegal in many parts of the world. It can affect mood and appetite and is known for its anti-inflammatory effects. Cannabidiol (CBD)At least as well known is CBD. Cannabidiol is valued above all for its therapeutic properties, which as a dietary supplement is an ideal enrichment to the daily diet. It is not psychoactive and is legally available in many countries in the form of oils or creams. Cannabigerol (CBG)CBG is considered the precursor of most other phytocannabinoids. The cannabinoid is thought to have a variety of therapeutic uses, with studies suggesting that it is even more effective than CBD in certain conditions. Over time, enzymes from the plant convert cannabigerol into other cannabinoids, which is why the level in the "finished" plant is relatively low. Cannabidivarin (CBDV)CBDV is another non-psychoactive cannabinoid. The chemical structure is very similar to CBD and the use of cannabidivarin in the treatment of epilepsy is currently under investigation. Cannabichromene (CBC)CBC is a cannabinoid that could be of interest for its medicinal properties. Studies give an idea of ​​how CBC produces antigens in tumor cells by activating CB2 receptors that are cleared by immune cells. In addition, the use of cannabichromene in Alzheimer's therapy is discussed. Of course, these are just a small selection of the most popular phytocannabinoids. Currently, more than 100 phytocannabinoids of the cannabis plant are known, which unfold their unique effect, the entourage effect. Phytocannabinoids play an important role in our endocannabinoid system. Although some progress has already been made in research, more efforts are needed to unlock the full potential of these compounds. Source: BOEDEFELD, Christian. Was sind Phytocannabinoide? 1 [online]. 8 Nov, 2018. Dostupné z: https://www.hanf-magazin.com/medizin/cannabinoide/was-sind-phytocannabinoide/ source photo: https://pixabay.com/cs/

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