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View Large Image Figure ViewerDownload Hi res image Ingest Cbd Oil Download PPT PhytocannabinoidsAlthough the body contains its extensive ECS Cbd Migraine Relief that works through endogenous cannabinoids, many plant derived cannabinoids have been discovered that act on the ECS as well,The first Ingest Cbd Oil ones were discovered in the context of C sativa research, with more than 80 phytocannabinoid compounds being discovered in the marijuana plant alone,.21Phytocannabinoids and other important C sativa components such as terpenoids have now also been documented in a variety of other plants and foodstuffs, such as carrots, cloves, black pepper, ginseng, and Echinacea,22, 23The most notable and well understood phytocannabinoids are THC and CBD, the most common phytocannabinoids in marijuana and hemp strains, respectively,21Tetrahydrocannabinol has been noted to work mostly through the CB1 receptor as an agonist, leading to its well known intoxicating effects,24Cannabidiol, on the other hand, has been found to work through a variety of complex pharmacological actions, such as inhibition of endocannabinoid reuptake, transient receptor potential vanilloid 1 and G protein Ccoupled receptor 55 activation, and increasing the activity of serotonin 5 HT1A receptors,25, 26, 27, 28Cannabidiol s minimal Cannabis Constipation agonism of the CB receptors likely accounts for its negligible psychoactivity when compared with THC,29Figure 2 summarizes the different endocannabinoids, phytocannabinoids, and synthetic cannabinoids,The synthetic cannabinoids are laboratory derived THC preparations that have been US Food and Drug Administration FDA approved for Cbd Chiro Cream various usages, as well as nabiximols, which is a nonsynthetic 1 1 THC and CBD preparation that has been approved in the United Kingdom for pain and spasticity related to multiple sclerosis,30Notably, there are many other components in hemp extracts, and many products boast of being full spectrum in retaining these other components, each with their own attributed effects that are theorized to synergize through what is termed the entourage effect essentially that the whole plant is greater than the sum of its parts,22Figure thumbnail gr2Figure 2Important cannabinoids,View Large Image Figure ViewerDownload Hi res image Download Cbd Chiro Cream Cbd Migraine Relief PPT Legal and Regulatory ConsiderationsSince the 1970 Controlled Substances Act outlawed growing and selling of both hemp and marijuana, Garden Of Life Cbd Sleep hemp continued to remain illegal to grow in the United States until passage of the 2014 Agricultural Act, which distinguished between hemp and marijuana legality for Cbd Chiro Cream the first time,The law defined industrial hemp as Cannabis sativa L,and any part of such Cbd Migraine Relief plant, whether growing or not, with a delta 9 THC content of no more than 0,3 on dry weight basis, and this allowed industrial hemp to be grown for research purposes,32However, it is technically illegal to introduce any supplement or food containing CBD into interstate commerce as would be the case when ordering online , so most products are imported from Europe and Garden Of Life Cbd Sleep then processed and distributed in the United States,33Additionally, 3 states Idaho, South Dakota, and Nebraska still do not have any C sativa access laws, and CBD and hemp oils are therefore Cbd Migraine Relief illegal to sell or consume there,For all other states, CBD and hemp oils are legal as long as the THC content is below the Cbd Chiro Cream 0,It is also important to note that patients using CBD products may test positive for marijuana on drug screening, as Cbd Chiro Cream was noted in the Epidiolex Cbd Migraine Relief drug Cannabis Constipation trials,34Figure 3 lists the current laws regarding CBD oils and medical marijuana in the United States available from the National Conference of State Legislatures website, which has helpful Cannabis Constipation information on medical marijuana and CBD laws on a state by state basis,35Importantly, although Garden Of Life Cbd Sleep many states have allowed use of medical marijuana, physicians may only certify or Cbd Migraine Relief recommend that Ingest Cbd Oil Cannabis Constipation their patients may use medical marijuana for a certain condition and cannot issue a prescription for specific cannabis products because they are not approved by the FDA or Drug Enforcement Administration DEA,33Notably, because CBD and hemp oils do not contain intoxicating amounts of THC, they do not require a certification or recommendation from a physician to be purchased and consumed,However, there have been numerous warning letters sent by the FDA to companies about inconsistent ingredients in their products, with many products containing higher amounts of THC than legally allowed Cannabis Constipation while also containing less CBD than labeled,36Additionally, now that CBD is the subject of an investigational new drug authorization for Epidiolex, Cannabis Constipation it is no longer considered legal by the FDA to use it in dietary supplement Garden Of Life Cbd Sleep products Cbd Migraine Relief and foodstuffs,Show full caption View Large Image Figure ViewerDownload Hi res image Download PPT Finally, although nearly all states have passed some sort of C sativa access laws, the federal government and the DEA still consider CBD and hemp oils to be schedule I substances,Although the DEA did reduce Epidiolex, the pure CBD drug recently approved by the FDA for intractable epilepsy conditions, Dravet syndrome, and Lennox Gastaut syndrome, to a schedule V classification, they still remain concerned about the proliferation and illegal marketing of unapproved CBD containing products with unproven medical claims,38CBD Cbd Chiro Cream and Hemp Cbd Chiro Cream Oils Ingest Cbd Oil DefinitionsBecause of variation in the legislation regarding the C sativa plant as well as the Cbd Chiro Cream tremendous increase of new products being marketed, there has been an accompanying lack of clarity about the different types of hemp and CBD oils,Depending on what part of the plant is being extracted, there will be different components present,The phytocannabinoids such as THC and CBD, as well as terpenoids like caryophyllene BCP and limonene, collect in the flowers and leaves,39Conversely, the seeds of the Cbd Chiro Cream C sativa contain little to no phytocannabinoids, Cannabis Constipation instead being rich Cannabis Constipation in omega 6 and omega 3 essential fatty acids, substantial amounts of linolenic acid, and other nutritious antioxidants,40Additionally, there are cannabis oil products as well, which are oils derived from the marijuana plant that have high levels of THC,Table 1Hemp Seed, CBD, and Cannabis OilsVariable Hemp seed oils40 Hemp CBD oils22 Cannabis oils22, 41Part of plant extracted Seeds Flowers and leaves of hemp plant Flowers and leaves of marijuana plantMain components Omega 6 and omega 3 fatty acids, linolenic acid, nutritious antioxidants Mostly CBD and BCP with other smaller quantity phytocannabinoids and terpenoids Mostly THC with some CBD and other phytocannabinoids and terpenoidsTHC levels None 0,.3 Dry weight often very high amounts such as 80 CBD levels Little to none More than average cannabis plants 12 18 CBD, often higher due to postextraction enrichment Lower levels 10 15 Uses Nutritional supplement, other uses of hemp such as clothing and fibers Medicinal uses of CBD and full spectrum hemp oils Medicinal uses of THCBCP caryophyllene CBD cannabidiol THC tetrahydrocannabinol,Open table Ingest Cbd Oil in a new tab Products may be marketed as full spectrum formulas, dietary supplements, hemp oils, or CBD enriched products, coming in the forms of oils, balms, sprays, capsules, soft gels, oral applicators, foodstuffs such as Garden Of Life Cbd Sleep gummy bears, and Cbd Migraine Relief even chew toys for pets,The most popular products Cbd Chiro Cream contain a diverse array of phytocannabinoids from C sativa as well as other phytocannabinoids and terpenoids derived from other plants and foodstuffs such as clove, Cbd Chiro Cream hops, ashwagandha, and turmeric,These products are being marketed for a variety of uses such as sleep aids, pain relief, or stress reduction,Because Ingest Cbd Oil Cbd Migraine Relief of this inconsistency in ingredient choices, as well as amounts and method of administration, it is difficult to know which ingredient accounts for a specific symptom relief,Cannabidiol is the most well studied phytocannabinoid and will be the primary focus in this article because it is also the main ingredient in most products,Table 2 is provided Cbd Migraine Relief for reference on the most common ingredients included in CBD and hemp oils when looking at potential products,Table 2Common Cbd Migraine Relief Components and Added Ingredients in CBD and Hemp Oil ProductsIngredient Chemical classification Approximate concentration in hemp39 Other sources Mechanism of action Potential therapeutic actions,Cannabidiol Phytocannabinoid Up to 40 None known Anandamide uptake inhibitor, TRPV1 receptor activation, GPR55 receptor activation, 5 HT1A activation27, 28, 31 Antiepileptic, antinociceptive, anti Cannabis Constipation inflammatory, anxiolytic, antidepressive, addiction management treatment, inflammatory dermatologic conditions, neuroprotective, others42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62Tetrahydrocannabinol Phytocannabinoid 0,3 None known Binds to CB1 receptors31 Antiemetic, antinociceptive, others31 Caryophyllene Sesquiterpenoid Less than 1 Black pepper, clove, rosemary, hops Binds to CB2 receptors63 Anxiolytic, anti nociceptive64, 65, 66,67Limonene Terpenoid Less than 1 Citrus fruits, rosemary Induction of Cbd Migraine Relief glutathione Antioxidant, antitumor activity68Cannabichromene Phytocannabinoid Varies considerably with strain None known Anandamide uptake inhibitor69 Antinociceptive70Cannabigerol Phytocannabinoid Varies considerably with strain None known Anandamide uptake inhibitor70 Anti inflammatory, neuroprotective71, 72Echinacea Alkylamides None Zanthoxylum Sichuan pepper Binds to CB2 receptors73, 74, 75 Anti inflammatory, antioxidant, antimicrobial75, 76, 77, 78Boswellia Triterpenes None Also known as frankincense Inhibition of prostaglandin E2 synthase79 Anti inflammatory79Turmeric Curcuminoids eg, diferuloylmethane, demethoxycurcumin None None Ingest Cbd Oil known May bind to CB1 receptors80 Unclear in preclinical, purported antinociceptive Cbd Chiro Cream and anti inflammatory properties81Ashwaganda Steroidal alkaloids and lactones None Also known as Withania somnifera Possible mimicry of GABA82 Stress reduction, anxiolytic, immuno modulatory82Magnolia Polyphenols None Also known as magnolia bark Binds to CB2 receptors83 Antioxidant, anti inflammatory84GABA aminobutyric acid GPR55 G protein Ccoupled receptor 55 TRPV1 transient receptor potential vanilloid 1,Open table in a new tab Potential Therapeutic ActionsThe chief ingredients of hemp oils are phytocannabinoids such as CBD and terpenoids such as BCP and limonene,However, there is a paucity of clinical research conducted on these Ingest Cbd Oil important components because most research focuses on THC and CB1 receptors the primary target of THC,24Much less data are available on CBD, which works via Cbd Migraine Relief a variety of Ingest Cbd Oil complex mechanisms noted previously,31and BCP, which works through the less understood CB2 receptors,According to a Garden Of Life Cbd Sleep recent systematic review on the medical uses of cannabinoids, there was moderate quality evidence to support the use of cannabinoids for chronic pain and spasticity, and low quality evidence to support use for nausea and vomiting due to chemotherapy, weight gain in HIV infection, sleep disorders, and Tourette syndrome,30However, it is important to realize that most of the Cbd Chiro Cream randomized controlled trials Ingest Cbd Oil examined in this systematic review for each condition were of the 3 prescriptible THC drugs Garden Of Life Cbd Sleep Ingest Cbd Oil Cbd Migraine Relief dronabinol, nabilone, and nabiximols only 4 trials were found for CBD, and none for any of Ingest Cbd Oil the other phytocannabinoids or terpenoids present in C sativa oils,30again demonstrating the lack of solid Cannabis Constipation scientific research conducted on them,In June 2018, the Garden Of Life Cbd Sleep FDA approved Epidiolex, a purified CBD oral solution that was found to provide major reductions in total seizure frequency vs placebo for patients with Dravet and Lennox Gastaut syndromes,The research on these conditions is the most thorough Garden Of Life Cbd Sleep clinical research that has been performed on CBD and for now should be relied on for understanding CBD s safety and adverse Cannabis Constipation effects, which will be discussed subsequently in this article,Although the use of CBD has been theorized for a variety of other conditions from migraines and inflammatory conditions to depression and anxiety, only preclinical and pilot studies have been performed for any of these uses, and therefore there is little guidance for physicians if their patient is interested in trying CBD or hemp oils for these conditions,As for CBD and hemp oils potential for use in the treatment of chronic pain, in the most recent review on the topic in 2018, Donvito et al42wrote that an overwhelming Garden Of Life Cbd Sleep body of convincing preclinical evidence indicates Garden Of Life Cbd Sleep that cannabinoids produce antinociceptive effects in inflammatory and neuropathic rodent pain models,Additionally, it has been reported that CBD may be able to treat addiction through reduced activation of Ingest Cbd Oil the amygdala during negative emotional processing and has been found to reduce heroin seeking behavior, likely through its modulation of Cannabis Constipation Cbd Chiro Cream dopamine and serotonin,43, 44, 85, 86Cannabidiol therefore represents an attractive option in chronic pain treatment, particularly in the Garden Of Life Cbd Sleep Ingest Cbd Oil context of opioid abuse, not Garden Of Life Cbd Sleep only Cbd Chiro Cream because of its potential efficacy but also because of its limited misuse and diversion potential as well as safety profile,86More research will be needed because these were pilot human studies with small sample sizes, Ingest Cbd Oil but they represent potential future areas of cannabinoid use in the clinical treatment of pain relief and opioid abuse,Additionally, more reflection Ingest Cbd Oil on the right political and industrial means to go about expanding access to CBD Cbd Migraine Relief is needed in the context of controversial evidence supporting expanding access to medical marijuana as a pain control option,6, 86 Safety and Adverse EffectsNo rigorous safety studies have been done on Cannabis Constipation full spectrum phytocannabinoid oils because these products are relatively new, but the separate ingredients have been examined somewhat, Cbd Chiro Cream generally with no major adverse effects noted,87, 88Cannabidiol doses up to 300 mg d have been used Cbd Chiro Cream safely Cbd Chiro Cream for up to 6 months,89, 90and doses of 1200 Cbd Chiro Cream to 1500 mg d were used in a study by Zuardi et al91, Garden Of Life Cbd Sleep 92for up to 4 weeks,In the recent larger studies on CBD treatment for epileptic patients, CBD had associated adverse effects of somnolence, decreased appetite, and diarrhea noted in up to 36 Cbd Chiro Cream of patients, although these adverse Cannabis Constipation effects were Cannabis Constipation less severe and less frequent when compared with the usual adverse effects of clobazam treatment,45, 46, 47, 48, Cannabis Constipation 49In addition, it was noted that a considerable number of patients in these studies had elevated liver function test results, and the FDA recommends liver Cbd Migraine Relief function tests before beginning Epidiolex treatment, as well as 1 month and 3 months after initiation of treatment thus, physicians should be cautious in patients with known decreased hepatic function who choose to use CBD and hemp oils,We Ingest Cbd Oil recommend consulting the Ingest Cbd Oil FDA label for Epidiolex for more information on safety, adverse effects, and dosing that was gathered from the Epidiolex trials,34In the context of treating pain, one study reported the safety of oral CBD administration 400 800 mg alongside fentanyl administration, attributed to their Garden Of Life Cbd Sleep different mechanisms of action,.93However, other drug drug interactions have been noted, or at least hypothesized, based on the metabolism of CBD by the Garden Of Life Cbd Sleep cytochrome P450 superfamily, which includes warfarin and various epilepsy drugs,The other ingredients in CBD and hemp oils are usually at such small concentrations that they are Cannabis Constipation unlikely to cause severe interactions, but care should still be taken with identifying ingredients present in a product and possible safety issues,In addition, it is important to be aware of the presence of synthetic cannabinoids available on the market, such as spice,These substances have severe adverse effects and have led to hospitalizations following ingestion,98, 99As to the labeling Cbd Migraine Relief of concentrations in products, a 2017 survey reported that of 84 online CBD and hemp oil products examined, only 26 were accurately labeled for CBD and THC Garden Of Life Cbd Sleep content, with CBD often being overlabeled and THC underlabeled, consistent with the statements made by the FDA,36, 100There have also been documented cases of pediatric THC intoxication related to CBD product ingestion, likely due to this noted variation in products, signaling the need for more regulation of the market,101 Finding a Quality ProductIf patients and or Cbd Migraine Relief physicians choose to experiment with CBD and hemp oils, it is worthwhile to direct them toward the highest quality product,This issue becomes all the more important when considering some of the problems noted previously,Because of the unclear regulations in the United States as well as some of the noted problems with online product labeling, it is recommended that patients utilize products imported from Europe, which actually has even more stringent requirements for low THC levels at less than 0,2 dry weight compared with the US requirement of less than 0,3 dry weight as well as a more Cannabis Constipation established regulatory system for hemp,11As with other herbal supplements, Cannabis Constipation Cannabis Constipation ensure that the product has been extracted by carbon dioxide with no solvents, is certified by the US Department of Agriculture as organic, and has been tested for pesticides herbicides, which have been found in some products,102Additionally, ensure that the product is not merely hemp seed oil, which although containing nutritious omega 3 fatty acids does not contain any of the phytocannabinoids or terpenoids,40It is up to the discretion of the physician whether to suggest trying full spectrum formulations because no research is available on their safety and efficacy outside of certain components in separate contexts, whereas pure CBD oils have been studied much more rigorously in the recent seizure studies,Table 3 provides a checklist for determining a higher quality product and company, based on requirements used by Ingest Cbd Oil Mayo Clinic for collaboration with dietary supplement manufacturers,Table 3Checklist for Finding a High Quality Cannabidiol and Hemp Oil Product 1,Current Good Manufacturing Practices CGMP certification Cbd Chiro Cream from the US Food and Drug Administration b,European Union EU , Australian AUS , or Canadian CFIA organic certification c,National Science Cbd Migraine Relief Foundation NSF International certification2,Does the company have an independent adverse event reporting program 3,Have their products been laboratory Ingest Cbd Oil Cannabis Constipation tested by batch to confirm tetrahydrocannabinol levels 0,3 and no pesticides or heavy metals Open table in a Cbd Migraine Relief new tab Conclusions Garden Of Life Cbd Sleep and Future ResearchCannabidiol and hemp oils are nonintoxicating and potentially useful phytocannabinoid substances that continue to grow in popularity,With increasing patient interest in and use of CBD and hemp oils, more research is indicated to better understand their potential efficacy and purported Cbd Chiro Cream safety profile,Careful selection of a product is crucial for both safety and potential efficacy, and although the products do not have FDA approval for therapeutic use, Cannabis Constipation Cbd Migraine Relief patients continue to use them and physicians should inform themselves on both potential safety issues and potential therapeutic benefit,Chronic pain management continues to challenge patients Cbd Migraine Relief and physicians alike, Garden Of Life Cbd Sleep and investigation into potential therapies such as CBD and hemp oils is a promising Cbd Migraine Relief area for the future of clinical pain management for both pain relief as well as addiction management,We encourage physicians to not disregard patients interest in these therapies and instead to retain clinical curiosity as well as healthy skepticism when it comes to attempts to explore new options, especially in the context of curbing addiction and opioid overuse,Our hope is that this article will inspire physicians to continue to educate both patients and themselves about alternative therapies utilized by growing numbers of the public, with the example of CBD and hemp oils in particular as it continues to come to the forefront of public interest