Researchers say it may help with psoriasis, eczema and others
Natural Blaze reports that the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology have published a study that claims cannabinoids may be effective in the treatment of skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, atopic and contact dermatitis.
The study was conducted by the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Their report reads, “Currently, 28 states allow comprehensive medical cannabis programs with close to 1 in 10 adult cannabis users in the U.S. utilizing the drug for medical reasons. As researchers examine the drug for use in treating nausea, chronic pain and anorexia, more and more dermatologists are looking into its ability to fight a range of skin disease.”
Dr. Robert Dellavalle, MD, the study’s senior author said, “Perhaps the most promising role for cannabinoids is in the treatment of itch.”
8 out of 21 patients who applied a cannabis cream twice a day for three weeks found that the cream completely eliminated the itching.
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