Ethan B. Russo, Franjo Grotenhermen's Handbook of cannabis therapeutics : from bench to bedside PDF

By Ethan B. Russo, Franjo Grotenhermen

ISBN-10: 0789030969

ISBN-13: 9780789030962

ISBN-10: 0789030977

ISBN-13: 9780789030979

Study the evidence at the back of the pharmacology and pharmacokinetics of debatable hashish therapeutics

The guide of hashish Therapeutics: From Bench to Bedside units apart the condemnation and hysteria of society’s view of hashish to pay attention to the medically sound elements of hashish therapeutics. The world’s top-rated specialists supply a reasoned, completely researched evaluate of the arguable topic of hashish, from its heritage as a drugs via its most recent healing makes use of. the newest reports at the botany, historical past, biochemistry, pharmacology, toxicology, scientific use for varied health problems comparable to AIDS, epilepsy, and a number of sclerosis, and uncomfortable side effects of marijuana are all tested and mentioned in depth.

This accomplished source is a compendium of articles from the magazine of hashish Therapeutics—with extra modern remark. It provides startling learn that explores and helps the medicinal price of hashish use and its derivatives as a legitimate healing source for ache and irritation, for a number of health problems much less attentive to different remedies, or even for convinced veterinary makes use of. Cannabinoids corresponding to nabilone, THC, levonantradol, ajulemic acid, dexanabinal, and others are generally defined, with a assessment of recent symptoms for cannabinoid prescription drugs. The booklet is thoroughly referenced to inspire your exam of prior stories and offers tables and figures to augment figuring out of information.

The instruction manual of hashish Therapeutics discusses:

  • the makes use of of hashish in Arabic, Greek, Roman, and early English medicines
  • absorption rates
  • pharmacokinetics
  • pharmacodynamics
  • separate extracts as opposed to using hashish in its entirety
  • the healing worth of the endocannabinoid system
  • cannabinoids and baby feeding
  • a comparability of smoking as opposed to oral preparations
  • medical study information on consuming cannabis
  • healing makes use of as urge for food stimulant
  • remedies in obstetrics and gynecology
  • medicinal remedies utilized in Jamaica
  • using hashish within the therapy of a number of sclerosis
  • the advantages as opposed to the antagonistic uncomfortable side effects of hashish use

The instruction manual of hashish Therapeutics is a reference paintings sure to turn into the most important to physicians, psychologists, researchers, biochemists, graduate scholars, and participants of the general public.

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1. Portrait of Moreau in 1845, by N. E. Maurin, Library of the Academy of Medicine, Paris, France. The book was not translated into English until 1973, as Hashish and Mental Illness (Moreau 1973), but this volume, too, is out of print. In an early passage, Moreau observes (p. 211): One of the effects of hashish that struck me most forcefully and which generally gets the most attention is that manic excitement always accompanied by a feeling of gaiety and joy inconceivable to those who have never experienced it.

Teubner. Runciman, S. 1933. Byzantine Civilisation. London: Edward Arnold. -O. 1962. Stephanites und Ichnelates. Stockholm: Almqvist & Wiksell. Vogel, K. 1967. Byzantine Science. M. ), The Cambridge Medieval History IV: The Byzantine Empire, Part II: Government, Church and Civilization (pp. 264-305). Cambridge: Cambridge University. This page intentionally left blank Chapter 4 The Medical Use of Cannabis Among the Greeks and Romans James L. Butrica INTRODUCTION This chapter is intended to update our knowledge of the medical use of cannabis in the Classical world, a topic on which the only serious discussion is Brunner (1973, largely repeated in Brunner 1977).

Ishaq b. Sulayman. 1986. Kitab al-Agdiya. F. ). Frankfurt am Main: Institute for the History of Arabic-Islamic Science. Levey, M. 1979. Hashish. In: B. Lewis, V. L. Ménage, Ch. Pellat and J. ). The Encyclopaedia of Islam. Leiden-Iondon: E. J. Brill-Lurac & CO. Lozano Cámara, Indalecio. 1989-1990. Un fragmento del Kitab Rahat al-arwah fi l-haÓiÓ wa-l-rah. Miscelánea de Estudios Árabes y Hebráicos 38 (i): 163183. Lozano Cámara, Indalecio. 1990. Acerca de una noticia sobre el qinnab en al ìami‘ de Ibn al-Baytar.

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