Medical Cannabis Oil for Inflammatory Skin Disease

The skin is the largest organ in the human body.  One of its principal functions is to protect the body against external agents and it is the first defensive barrier of the innate immune system.  Other important functions of the skin include controlling body temperature, maintaining the hydro-electrolytic balance and perceiving painful or pleasurable stimuli.  Any alteration in the functioning

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MCDSA Endorses Icharos Cannabis Oil Products in South Africa

MCDSA endorses only the very best medical grade cannabis oil products in South Africa. Icharos products are exactly that; medical grade cannabis oil concentrates made from organic buds/flowers only using the latest technology’s. Icharos Tinctures Cannabis oil concentrate is mixed with a carrier liquid (MCT) to increase absorption. Tinctures are 1000mg (1:10) 500 drops per bottle, and are available in

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Cannabis as a Treatment for Psoriasis and Pruritus

Psoriasis Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin disease with complex etiopathogenesis. Experts believe psoriasis occurs due to genetic inheritance, including streptococcal infection and related molecular mimicry and immunological disturbances. Psoriasis is characterized by benign, uncontrolled epithelial skin cell growth (keratinocyte hyperproliferation), and psoriatic patients tend to produce new skin cells quickly. These skin cells reach the skin surface before maturation. Overtime,

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Treating Psoriasis with Topical Cannabis

Cannabis is typically consumed via smoking or vaporization. In fact, one of the largest challenges for those in the medical profession who embrace cannabis as a medicine and a wellness agent is convincing patients that they should ditch joints and pipes for vaporizers. What if, however, a patient has a respiratory ailment or other condition that prevents inhaling smoke or even vapor?

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The Surprising Benefits Of Using Cannabis Cream

The skin in the largest bodily organ. It’s our first point of contact with the world around us, and it protects our internal organs from harm. While it may not seem like it, the skin is surprisingly active. Cells in the skin synthesize vitamin D, regulate our body temperature, and helps us detect changes in our environment. For these reasons,

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What Are Cannabis Topicals?

New methods of cannabis consumption are bringing us further away from the notion that marijuana belongs solely in a bong or joint – or that it has to get you high, for that matter. Cannabis-infused topicals are an example of how new modes of consumption are revolutionizing perceptions of marijuana as their accessibility, safety, and efficacy invite even the most

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