Common uses in palliative care:
pain, nausea relief (associated with chemo & radiation), appetite stimulation (7)
Anti-tumor effects seen in various cancer types- dependent upon cancer type and drug dose/concentration (vitro & vivo studies)(5,6,7)
Roles of endocannabinoids: CB1 receptors are primarily in Central Nervous System, CB2 receptors primarily expressed on the surface of immune cells.
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Omegas 3/6- EPA/DHA
Rich in hemp. In vitro studies show EPA/DHA can form endocannabinoids that promote autophagy and apoptosis, augment chemotherapeutic actions (increase effects of therapeutic agents), and induce cell cycle arrest (prevents growth of cancer cells) .
Certain Monounsaturated and Polyunsaturated fats newly identified in cannabis act similarly to endocannabinoids in the body.
Treats conditions associated with low levels of endocannabinoids; Replenishing the Endocannabinoid system improves pain threshold, sleep patterns, mood/affect, and digestion.
Revitalising for the HPA Axis (intimately involved with stress response and energy)
Anti anxiety, Anti-depressant effects , antipsychotic, neuroprotective properties (13)
Vast majority of studies showed that antioxidant supplementation during chemotherapy significantly reduced toxicity of drugs.
Hemp Oil Extracts: Traditional Hemp Extract, Potent Hemp Extract
‘Soothe’ Herbal tincture with full spectrum hemp extract
White Willow, Devils claw, california poppy, Wild Yam, Feverfew, AlbiziaTargets the sensory components of pain, decreases overall inflammation, promotes repair of abnormalities in neural pain pathways, and supports the nervous system’s response to painful stimuli.
Skullcap, Lemon Balm, Passionflower, chamomile, lavender, licorice, hemp. Designed to repair the nervous system, addressing common concerns such as anxiety, restless thoughts, depression, stress, tension, headaches and pain.
Sleep Herbal Hemp tea
Chamomile, passionflower, hops, damiana, holy basil, skull cap, oat tops, lavender. Designed to address the components of sleep from many angles, including restoration of the nervous system function and mood improvement. Helps normalize hormones that are responsible for wakefulness and restfulness.