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Synthetic CBD Treats Seizures in Rats

News   May 30, 2019 | Original story from UC Davis

 
Synthetic CBD Treats Seizures in Rats

CBD from extracts of cannabis or hemp plants could be used to treat epilepsy and other conditions. UC Davis chemists have come up with a way to make a synthetic version of CBD and showed that it is as effective as herbal CBD in treating seizures in rats. Left to right: chemical structures of THC and CBD from plants, and of synthetic H2CBD. Credit: Mascal laboratory, UC Davis

 
 
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