Like THCV, CBDV differs from CBD only by the substitution of a pentyl (5 carbon) for a propyl (3 carbon) sidechain. Although research on CBDV is still in its initial stages, recent studies have shown promise for its use in the management of epilepsy. This is due to its action at TRPV1 receptors and modulation of gene expression.

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Study: Cannabidivarin (CBDV) May Help Treat Epileptic Seizures
It’s no secret at this point that certain chemical compounds found in medical marijuana may aid in the treatment of epilepsy. GW Pharmaceuticals has already commenced clinical trials to test the effectiveness of their cannabis-based drug Epidiolex, which is comprised of mostly cannabidiol (CBD), and the Epilepsy Foundation of America has called for nationwide access to medical marijuana. With that said, the Endocannabinoid Research …
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Medical Marijuana: Much More Than Just THC and CBD
For years now Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) has been the most popular and widely researched cannabinoid in cannabis science. However, nowadays it seems like cannabidiol (CBD) has stolen the spotlight given its ability to provide therapeutic relief to children suffering from various epileptic disorders, while lacking the psychotropic effects (i.e. high) of THC. It’s even gotten to the point that state legislature are passing laws “CBD-only” medical marijuana legislation. Given all of this, it is easy to see how CBD and THC can be viewed …
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Study: Cannabinoids Show Potential In Reducing Nausea
Study: THCV, CBDV May Reduce Nausea In Humans Although many of the benefits of cannabis go unreported, it has become a relatively common treatment for the experience of nausea. In fact, one of the most common conditions for which medical cannabis is prescribed is chemotherapy-induced nausea. This should come as no surprise; cannabis has been successful in treating a number of chemotherapy’s side effects, including heart failure. Despite the effect cannabis has on nausea, there is not much information available as to why. A recent study, published in the British Journal of …


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