β-Caryophyllene, A CB2 Receptor Agonist Produces Multiple Behavioral Changes Relevant To Anxiety And Depression In Mice

Depression Anxiety Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Key Findings

Taken together, these preclinical results suggest that CB2 receptors may provide alternative therapeutic targets for the treatment of anxiety (anti-compulsive-like effect) and depression.

Information and Links


Link: β-Caryophyllene, A CB2 Receptor Agonist Produces Multiple Behavioral Changes Relevant To Anxiety And Depression In Mice

Year: 2014

DOI: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2014.06.003


Ratings

(How Ratings Work)

Depression — 2


Possible to probable range of efficacy of cannabis for treatment of Depression according to the results found in this study.

Anxiety — 2


Possible to probable range of efficacy of cannabis for treatment of Anxiety according to the results found in this study.

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) — 2


Possible to probable range of efficacy of cannabis for treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) according to the results found in this study.

Drugs Used

β-Caryophyllene

(50mg/kg)