Cannabis May Soothe Psoriasis Skin Disease,New Study

Cannabinoids May Soothe Psoriasis Skin Disease,New Study

Individuals with Psoriasis Skin Disease and other skin diseases may be able to find relief with the use of non-psychotropic topical cannabinoids. A new study finds that the cannabis-based creams may be helpful in treating a wide range of skin illness, including , eczema, atopic and contact dermatitis, inflammatory, Psoriasis Skin Disease, and skin cancer.Researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus reviewed the current literature on treating Psoriasis Skin Disease with topical cannabinoids and concluded that cannabinoids’ anti-inflammatory properties may help to reduce patients’ dry skin and itching.

In one of the studies encompass, eight out of 21 patients using a cannabinoid cream on their skin twice daily for three weeks accomplished the complete elimination of pruritus (severe itching).“Perhaps the most promising role for cannabinoids is in the treatment of itch,” the study’s senior author Dr. Robert Dellavalle, M.D., corresponding  professor of dermatology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, says in a press release. “These are topical cannabinoid drugs with little or no psychotropic effect that can be used for Psoriasis Skin Disease.”