Part 2: Is Mapping the Cannabis Genome the Future of Cannabis Medicine?

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Part 2: Is Mapping the Cannabis Genome the Future of Cannabis Medicine? In Part 1 we looked at the various methods used to classify cannabis plants and the origins of terms like hemp, marijuana, indica, and sativa. In Part 2, we delve more deeply into the legal, financial, political, and medical implications for us all […]

Part 1: A Beginner’s Guide to Cannabis-Plant Classification

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Part 1: A Beginner’s Guide to Cannabis-Plant Classification To help humans make sense of things, we like to classify them into groups and give them labels. We need to classify cannabis plants so we can determine the best use for each plant variety. But classifying cannabis plants has become a very confusing subject, clouded by […]

CBD Oil for Autism Spectrum Disorder and Asperger’s Disorder

CBD Oil for Autism

CBD Oil for Autism Spectrum Disorder and Asperger’s Disorder A generation ago, autism was a condition that most of us had heard of, but few of us had any direct experience with. In the space of a few short years, it seems everyone knows a child with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) diagnosis. With the […]

CBD Oil and the Side Effects of Anti-Epileptic Drugs (AEDs)

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CBD Oil and the Side Effects of Anti-Epileptic Drugs (AEDs) Desperate for safe alternatives, and feeling out of hope, parents and caregivers of children with intractable epilepsy are gravely concerned about the adverse side effects associated with long-term use of anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs). Is cannabidiol (CBD) oil a safer alternative? What are anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs)? […]

CBD Oil for Epilepsy – When CBD Oil Doesn’t Work for Your Child

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CBD Oil for Epilepsy (Part 3) – When CBD Oil Doesn’t Work for Your Child This is Part 3 of our four-part Epilepsy series. Read Part 1, Part 2 & Part 4 While any parent who has a child suffering from epilepsy will do anything to relieve their suffering, up to one-third of all patients get no relief from the […]

CBD Oil For Intractable Epilepsy: The Science Behind Whole-Plant Extract vs CBD Isolate

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CBD Oil For Intractable Epilepsy (Part 2): The Science Behind Whole-Plant Extract vs CBD Isolate In Part 1 of our four-part series on epilepsy and CBD oil, we addressed some FAQs. In Part 2, we: reveal the ingredients in Epidiolex and discuss its efficacy as a treatment; take an in-depth look at whole-plant extract vs […]

CBD Oil For Epilepsy FAQs: Does CBD Oil Reduce Seizures in Intractable Epilepsy?

Can CBD Oil help Epilepsy in Children?

CBD Oil For Epilepsy FAQs: Does CBD Oil Reduce Seizures in Intractable Epilepsy? PART 1 Thanks to high-profile cases such as Colorado’s Charlotte Figi, Northern Ireland’s Billy Caldwell, and Australia’s Katelyn Lambert, high-CBD cannabis oil has attracted a lot of attention for its potential to control the uncontrollable – i.e. intractable childhood epilepsy. But does […]

CBD Oil For Endometriosis: Can CBD Oil Help With Endometriosis and Painful Period Symptoms?

CBD Oil For Endometriosis

CBD Oil For Endometriosis: Can CBD Oil Help With Endometriosis and Painful Period Symptoms? CBD Oil For Endometriosis: Under or misdiagnosed, written off as whinging, and the subject of many ill-informed treatment myths, endometriosis is a chronic condition with no agreed cause, no cure, and poor symptom management. It is a painful gynaecological condition that […]

CBD Oil for Headaches: Treating Headaches and Migraine with CBD Oil

CBD Oil for Headaches

CBD Oil for Headaches: Treating Headaches and Migraine with CBD Oil Recognised as being safe and well tolerated by the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) Expert Committee on Drug Dependence, Cannabidiol (CBD) oil is offering fresh hope to millions of people who suffer regularly from headaches and migraines. What are headaches? Headaches. They’re an ache in […]