October 21, 2015

Faster Recovery, Stronger Bone

1 Marijuana Chemical Helps Fractures Heal

A new study conducted by Tel Aviv University scientists and reported in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research has found that one of the ingredients in marijuana significantly speeds up and enhances the healing process in broken bones. The key element, cannabinoid cannabidiol (CBD) provided measurable improvements in healing mid-femoral leg fractures within eight weeks, even when isolated from other cannabis chemicals. In addition, according to one study author, after treatment with CBD "the healed bone will be harder to break in the future." CBD is not psychoactive, thus is neither disorienting nor in itself illegal, and has been shown to be safe for medical use in previous studies, which determined that it also benefits from anti-inflammatory properties.

More at Ibtimes.co.uk | Posted 2 years ago by Robert S. Wieder

Previously: CA Med Group Calls for Legalization of Pot

Tags: Medical Marijuana, Benefits of Marijuana, Marijuana and Bone Health, Healing Broken Bones, Healing Bone Fractures

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