cannabidiol


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cannabidiol

[¦kan·ə·bə′dī‚ȯl]
(organic chemistry)
C21H28(OH)2 A constituent of cannabis which, upon isomerization to a tetrahydrocannabinol, has some of the physiologic activity of marijuana.
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Trials have showed how cannabidiol, derived from cannabis, reduced seizures by nearly 40 per cent in children with a form of drug-resistant epilepsy.
Cannabidiol - derived from cannabis but with the psycho-active elements removed - has aided thousands of epilepsy sufferers, researchers say.
CBD Wellness Guide is intended to be an impartial and fact-based resource for information obtained from research journals, article, news releases, case studies, interviews, and contributions from experts in cannabidiol for medicinal use.
Current evidence also shows that cannabidiol is not likely to be abused or create dependence as for other cannabinoids (such as tetrahydrocannabinol or THC, for instance) .
The ECDD therefore concluded that current information does not justify scheduling of cannabidiol and postponed a fuller review of cannabidiol preparations to May 2018, when the committee will undertake a comprehensive review of cannabis and cannabis related substances," it further stated.
Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a cannabis compound that may have significant medical benefits, but does not make people feel "stoned.
An international study has found that a form of medicinal cannabis, cannabidiol, has significantly reduced convulsive seizures in a group of children with a severe form of epilepsy.
The cannabidiol compound reduced convulsive seizures by nearly 40% in teenagers and children with Dravet syndrome, a rare and severe epileptic condition that does not respond to traditional drug treatments.
They read of research hailing the non-psychoactive cannabis compound cannabidiol.
It uses a substance known as cannabidiol, an oil extracted from the cannabis plant that does not contain any of the psychoactive chemicals which get a person high.
Howard Jones, defending, said the cannabidiol content was supposedly a cure for cancer and that was what he was attempting to get from the cannabis leaves.
Treatibles makes gluten-free, vegan dog biscuits that contain cannabidiol but not THC.