Taming THC: Potential Cannabis Synergy and Phytocannabinoid-Terpenoid Entourage Effects
Are you interested in the medical benefits of cannabis? Would you like to cultivate cannabis with the end user in mind?
Here is an insightful podcast about the latest research into the interaction between CBD, THC and other cannabinoids and terpenoids by Dr. Ethan Russo during an interview with Shango Los of Shaping Fire.
Russo, MD, is a board-certified neurologist, psychopharmacology researcher, and former Senior Medical Advisor to GW Pharmaceuticals. He served as study physician to GW Pharmaceuticals for three Phase III clinical trials of Sativex.
He is author of Handbook of Psychotropic Herbs, co-editor of Cannabis and Cannabinoids: Pharmacology, Toxicology and Therapeutic Potential, and author of The Last Sorcerer: Echoes of the Rainforest. He was founding editor of Journal of Cannabis Therapeutics, selections of which were published as books: Cannabis Therapeutics in HIV/AIDS, Women and Cannabis: Medicine, Science and Sociology, Cannabis: From Pariah to Prescription, and Handbook of Cannabis Therapeutics: From Bench to Bedside. He has also published numerous book chapters, and over thirty articles in neurology, pain management, cannabis, and ethnobotany. His research interests have included correlations of historical uses of cannabis to modern pharmacological mechanisms, phytopharmaceutical treatment of migraine and chronic pain, and phytocannabinoid-serotonergic and –vanilloid interactions.
Taming THC: Potential Cannabis Synergy and Phytocannabinoid-Terpenoid Entourage Effects is one of the most important research papers in cannabis medicine. For many, it was the first time they had read an explanation of the interaction between THC, CBD, terpenoids and minor cannabinoids explained in terms that a layperson could understand. On this episode of Shaping Fire, Dr. Ethan Russo sits down with podcast host Shango Los to discuss the paper in detail and further explain and illustrate his research. This is a must-hear show for anyone serious about cannabis as medicine. You can read the paper in full here: http://bit.ly/2lrsB3z
If you haven’t listened to Shango Los’s podcast, please visit his page here: http://www.shapingfire.com/
Before he departed to found Shaping Fire, Shango was founder and host of the Ganjapreneur.com podcast and produced 54 episodes interviewing cannabis luminaries about cannabis business and cannabis as medicine. The show was listened to by tens of thousands every week. Shango was also Director of Content and Brand Strategy for Ganjapreneur.com.
As a lifelong cannabis enthusiast, entrepreneur and business consultant, Shango advocates for patients, heritage cannabis growers and responsible & sustainable commercial cannabis businesses.