From the Project CBD Archives:
Weed Power: Milk Thistle, Liver Disease & the ECS
Both milk thistle and cannabis convey therapeutic benefits that are mediated by the endocannabinoid system.
Is CBD Toxic to the Liver?
And did cannabidiol really kill four-and-a-half mice?
Cannabis, Antipsychotics & Liver Health
Cannabis use may protect against steatosis, the abnormal accumulation of lipids in the liver.
CBD for Liver & Kidney Disease
Excerpted from “The Essential Guide to CBD” by the Editors of Reader’s Digest and Project CBD.
Scientific Research on CBD & Cannabis for Liver Disease:
- Long-term THC use safe for liver
- The endocannabinoid system and liver diseases
- Cannabidiol protects against hepatic ischemia/reperfusion injury by attenuating inflammatory signaling and response, oxidative/nitrative stress, and cell death
- Cannabidiol causes activated hepatic stellate cell death through a mechanism of endoplasmic reticulum stress-induced apoptosis
- Therapeutic potential of cannabidiol against ischemia/reperfusion liver injury in rats
- Role of myeloid-derived suppressor cells in amelioration of experimental autoimmune hepatitis following activation of TRPV1 receptors by cannabidiol
- Cannabidiol improves brain and liver function in a fulminant hepatic failure-induced model of hepatic encephalopathy in mice
- Cannabidiol ameliorates cognitive and motor impairments in mice with bile duct ligation
- Potential of CBD for the treatment of viral hepatitis