Étiquette : immunosuppression

Cannabis sativa research trends, challenges, and new-age perspectives, Tajammul Hussain et al., 2021

Cannabis sativa research trends, challenges, and new-age perspectives Tajammul Hussain, Ganga Jeena, Thanet Pitakbut, Nikolay Vasilev, and Oliver Kayser iScience, Cell Press, 2021,24, 103391, 1-13. Doi : 10.1016/j.isci.2021.103391   SUMMARY Cannabis sativa L. has been one of the oldest medicinal plants cultivated for 10,000 years for several agricultural and industrial applications. However, the plant became controversial owing to some psychoactive components that have adverse effects on human health. In this review, we analyzed the trends in cannabis research for the past two centuries. We discussed the historical transitions of cannabis from the category of herbal medicine to an illicit drug and back to a medicinal product post-legalization. [...]

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The Anti-Inflammatory Properties of Terpenoids from Cannabis, Ruth Gallily et al., 2018

The Anti-Inflammatory Properties of Terpenoids from Cannabis Ruth Gallily, Zhannah Yekhtin, and Lumı´r Ondrˇej Hanusˇ Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research, 3, 1, 2018, 282-290. Doi : 10.1089/can.2018.0014   Abstract : Introduction : Cannabinoids are well known to have anti-inflammatory effects in mammalians; however, the Cannabis plant also contains other compounds such as terpenoids, whose biological effects have not yet been characterized. The aim of this study was to compare the anti-inflammatory properties of terpenoids with those of cannabidiol (CBD). Materials and Methods : Essential oils prepared from three monoecious nonpsychoactive chemotypes of Cannabis were analyzed for their terpenoid content and subsequently studied pharmacologically for their anti-inflammatory properties in [...]

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