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Long COVID: Can Cannabinoid-Based Therapy Support the Post-COVID Endocannabinoid System?
Dr. Steward studies whether supporting the post-COVID endocannabinoid system with specific phytocannabinoids can improve its function and start a cascade of overall improvement in patients with long COVID syndrome.
The Science of the Endocannabinoid System
The endocannabinoid system is a comprehensive and complex homeostatic balancing system with diverse potential therapeutic clinical implications in chronic conditions.
CBD, Without THC, Discovered in Common Brazilian Plant
Cannabidiol (CBD) has been discovered in the fruits and flowers of a common Brazilian plant by local researchers.1 The plant was found to contain CBD only without delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), raising the possibility of a new CBD source that might not face the legal and regulatory hurdles experienced by cannabis. “It’s a legal alternative to using…
Dose, Administration Route, and Diet Determine Cannabidiol Pharmacokinetics
A new review and meta-regression analysis has found that dose, route of administration, and diet are primary determinants of cannabidiol (CBD) pharmacokinetics (PK). The review, available as a preprint in medRxiv, found that oral routes led to the highest bioavailability and nanotechnology formulations provided a quicker onset. “In this review, we aimed to provide an…