CANCER - MELANOMA & Cannabis studies
Whereas surgery and chemotherapy work only by killing the cancer cells, hemp oil treatment for melanoma works on three fronts. The CBD in the hemp oil: Allegedly Kills the melanoma cancerous cells. Manages pain and inflammations that accompany the cancer. Hemp Oil boosts the bodies endocannabinoid system, which enables the body to fight the cancer on its own.
Antioxidants, such as retinol, are important for a healthy immune system. Studies have found that higher intake of retinol-rich foods, such as fish, milk, eggs, dark green leafy vegetables, and orange/yellow fruits and vegetables led to a 20 percent reduced risk of developing melanoma.
Science & Research
2013 - Study ~ Cannabinoid receptor 2 is upregulated in melanoma.
2012 - Study ~ Revisiting CB1 Receptor as Drug Target in Human Melanoma.