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Glamour - I tried a CBD bath bomb and have never felt happier

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Glamour - I tried a CBD bath bomb and have never felt happier

BY LOTTIE WINTEr Glamour Magazine - TUESDAY 16 OCTOBER 2018 You've probably noticed that cannabis is having a bit of a moment. Not only is it being decriminalized across the globe (including in Canada, 26 states in the US, Austria, Chile, and Italy to name a few places) for its medical uses as well as recreational enjoyment, but it's also being widely incorporated into the beauty sphere, too. In fact, it's now being added to skincare serums, face creams and anti-aging masks, and, as I found out on a recent trip to Los Angeles, bath bombs. To channel my inner Gwyneth Paltrow (who, FYI, is...

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Endocannabinoid System and Phytocannabinoids

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Endocannabinoid System and Phytocannabinoids

The Endocannabinoid System & Phytocannabinoids Cannatelligence.com July 31st 2012 In the 1980’s and 90’s scientists discovered that human bodies naturally synthesize chemical transmitters called endocannabinoids and that these molecules have their receptors called cannabinoid receptors 1 and 2, CB1 and CB2. CB1 receptors are highly expressed in the central nervous system (CNS) brain cells called neurons and glia, but are also found in the periphery. CB2 receptors are associated with the immune system and are found in different organs in the body, including the spleen, kidney, liver, skin, etc. CB2 receptors are also present, but to a lesser extent than...

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Cornell takes the lead in cannabidiol research

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Cornell takes the lead in cannabidiol research

Still wondering if CBD oil lives up to the hype, or if you’ll go to jail for recommending it? New research from Cornell backs the claims, and the federal government seems to be loosening the noose on veterinary recommendations. May 09, 2018 By Sarah J. Wooten, DVM DVM360 MAGAZINE A new pharmacokinetic and clinical study recently completed at Cornell suggests that 2 mg/kg of cannabidiol (CBD) oil twice daily can help increase comfort and activity in dogs with osteoarthritis. The abstract was submitted to the 2017 American College of Veterinary Surgeons Summit in Indianapolis and is pending peer review. The science...

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