Cannabidiol And (-)Delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol Are Neuroprotective Antioxidants

Oxidative Stress Stroke

Key Findings

These data also suggest that the naturally occurring, nonpsychotropic cannabinoid, cannabidiol, may be a potentially useful therapeutic agent for the treatment of oxidative neurological disorders such as cerebral ischemia. CBD and THC reduced glutamate toxicity. In addition CBD was also found to prevent ROS-induced cell death.

Information and Links


Link: Cannabidiol And (-)Delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol Are Neuroprotective Antioxidants

Year: 1998


Ratings

(How Ratings Work)

Oxidative Stress — 2


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

Stroke — 2


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

Drugs Used

CBD

THC