Inhibition Of Human Hair Follicle Growth By Endo- And Exocannabinoids

Skin Diseases (in general)

Key Findings

Endocannabinoids are present in human hair follicles. CB1 agonists may reduce unwanted hair growth, while CB1 antagonists might counteract hair loss.

Information and Links


Link: Inhibition Of Human Hair Follicle Growth By Endo- And Exocannabinoids

Year: 2007

DOI: 10.1096/fj.06-7689com


Ratings

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Skin Diseases (in general) — 1


Possibility of efficacy for cannabis in treatment of Skin Diseases (in general) according to the results found in this study.

Drugs Used

ECS, anandamide, and THC