The Cannabinoid therapy or treatment available at the center features the use of hemp extract oil produced by the Colorado-based company known as CW Hemp (Charlotte’s Web). The oil contains all cannabinoids and features a concentration of cannabidiol, believed to contain naturally occurring antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and neuroprotectant properties.
It is important to note that the hemp oil available at the center is not medical marijuana, not psychoactive, not toxic, not addictive, and not intoxicating. It is legal to use in Massachusetts, where the center is located, and in every other state. Produced in a liquid form and dispensed from a glass bottle via a small dropper, it is provided only to patients who receive treatment or therapy at the center.
Years of research on and results clearly show that cannabidiol can be quite effective in the treatment of numerous inflammatory, autoimmune, and neurodegenerative conditions. These may include epilepsy, rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia, diabetes, gastrointestinal and bowel disorders, anxiety, depression, traumatic brain injury, PTSD, multiple sclerosis, ALS, and Parkinson’s disease. Also, the research and results are indicating that it has the potential to treat cancer, particularly tumors involving the breast, brain and liver.