Mary Jane against pimples?

Researchers of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA) discovered the antidote to acnes in marijuana. Their research results were unfolded in one of the most prestigious international medical journals, The Journal of Clinical Investigation.

According to the announcement of MTA, the sebum production and cell growth moderating effect of one of the nonpsychoactive active ingredients of marijuana, the so-called cannabidiol, has been revealed. Researchers involved in the program plan to start clinical trials to explore the possible use of their findings in association with international pharmaceutical companies.

“Acne is one of the most common skin diseases which was significantly moderated by cannabidiol (CBD) through the new mechanism of action identified by us”, Tamás Bíró doctor of MTA and leader of the research team said.

He also reminded us of the fact that cannabidiol has already been used to treat the symptoms of several disorders, e.g.: multiple sclerosis, childhood epilepsies and inflammatory conditions due to its safety and efficacy.

Based on the newly introduced results and the ongoing research the scope of its use e.g. with the therapeutic treatment of atopic eczema and psoriasis.