Your liver helps fight infections and cleans your blood. It also helps digest food and stores energy for when you need it. A healthy liver has the amazing ability to grow back, or regenerate, when it is damaged. There are many kinds of liver diseases. Viruses cause some of them, like hepatitis A, hepatitis B and hepatitis C.
There is wealth of new scientific understanding regarding how medical marijuana or cannabis can be beneficial for treating Liver Disease.Others can be the result of drugs, poisons or drinking too much alcohol. If the liver forms scar tissue because of an illness, it’s called cirrhosis. Jaundice, or yellowing of the skin, can be one sign of liver disease.
Clinical Information Related to Liver Disease and Marijuana Cannabis
- Cannabidiol Causes Activated Hepatic Stellate Cell Death Through a Mechanism of Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress-Induced Apoptosis
- Cannabidiol Improves Brain and Liver Function in a Fulminant Hepatic Failure-induced Model of Hepatic Encephalopathy in Mice
- The Endocannabinoid System (ECS) and Liver Diseases
- Therapeutic Potential of Cannabidiol Against Ischemia/Reperfusion Liver Injury in Rats