CBD for Psoriasis and Eczema

This is a scientific guide.

 

  • learn how to use CBD for inflammatory skin conditions
  • know exactly how CBD affects Psoriasis, Eczema, Dermatitis, and scarring.
  • know the optimal CBD dosage tested and possible adverse effects
  • find out how CBD may benefit your skincare

Let’s get started.

2019 Study: CBD Benefits For Psoriasis, Eczema, And Scarring

2019 Study: CBD topical cream benefits psoriasis, eczema, and inflammatory skin diseases while increasing moisture levels. #cbd #psoriasis #eczema tell a friend

 

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 Published April 2, 2019

 

 

Study Results

  • CBD based skincare products benefit skin diseases such as psoriasis and eczema as well as scar healing.    (1)

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  • “CBD ointment (without THC) is a safe and effective non-invasive alternative to improve the quality of life in patients with some skin disorders, especially [inflammatory disorders].” (2)

 

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Summary

 

This was a spontaneous, anecdotal and retrospective study (a less reliable form of clinical study with possibly less reliable results) of CBD skincare effects. (3)

 

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Participants

 

The study consisted of:

  • 5 patients with psoriasis
  • 5 patients with eczema
  • 10 patients with scars resulting from either eczema or psoriasis. (4)

 

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Patients in the study were instructed, “to administer topical CBD-enriched ointment to lesioned skin areas twice daily for 3 months.”

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Evaluation

  • skin hydration
  • transepidermal water loss (TEWL)
  • skin elasticity
  • ADI
  • SCORAD (eczema severity measurement tool)
  • PASI (measures psoriasis area and severity)
  • photographic data
  • researcher clinical assessment (5)

 

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Study Results

 “Results showed that topical treatment with CBD-enriched ointment significantly improved the skin parameters, the symptoms and also the PASI index score.” (6)

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Adverse Effects

  • The researchers noted that none of the patients in the trial had adverse effects from the topical cannabidiol cream.
  • All patients tolerated the topical CBD cream well. (7)

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Video: How to make a homemade CBD skincare salve

Study Authors

Palmieri B

Department of General Surgery and Surgical Specialties, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia Medical School

Laurino C

Department of General Surgery and Surgical Specialties, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia Medical School, Surgical Clinic

 

Vadalà M

Department of General Surgery and Surgical Specialties, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia Medical School, Surgical Clinic

 

Keywords: Ointment; Quality of life; Skin

 

References

Palmieri B, Laurino C, Vadalà M. A therapeutic effect of cbd-enriched ointment in inflammatory skin diseases and cutaneous scars. Clin Ter. 2019;170(2):e93–e99. doi:10.7417/CT.2019.2116

2018 Study: Survey Of 531 Dermatologists Opinion of CBD Effects

2018 Study: 48% of Dermatologists worry about suggesting a CBD skincare treatment to patients. #cbd tell a friend

 

Study Results

 

531 dermatologists responded (21% of those questioned) to a questionnaire on CBD and other cannabinoids (1):

  • 86% believed cannabinoids should be legal for medical skincare treatment
  • 94% believed it is worthwhile to research cannabinoids for skincare uses
  • 55% reported that at least one their patients had brought up using cannabinoids for skincare in the last year
  • 48% of dermatologists were worried about suggesting cannabinoid skincare treatment to patients because of the residual negative stigma around cannabis
  • 86% were willing to prescribe an FDA approved cannabinoid topical skincare treatment
  • 71% were willing to prescribe an FDA approved cannabinoid oral skincare treatment
  • 64% of dermatologists did not know that cannabidiol (CBD) doesn’t get people “high”
  • 29% of dermatologists did not know that THC does get people “high”

 

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CBD Study Published December 1, 2018

Summary

The study aimed to find out the level of knowledge and attitudes among dermatologists about cannabinoid skincare treatments for diseases such as psoriasis, atopic dermatitis and wound healing. (2)

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Method

 

Online survey of dermatologists examined the “knowledge, attitudes, and perceptions on therapeutic cannabinoids using a 20-question online survey.” (3)

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Conclusion

 

Dermatologists and patients are interested in cannabinoid skincare treatments but knowledge is lacking about CBD skincare benefits and risks. (4)

 

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Video: CBD oil and its effects on skincare.

Study Authors

Robinson E

George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Murphy E

George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Friedman A.

George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences

 

Keywords: Ointment; Quality of life; Skin

References

Robinson E, Murphy E, Friedman A. Knowledge, Attitudes, and Perceptions of Cannabinoids in the Dermatology Community. J Drugs Dermatol. 2018;17(12):1273–1278.

 

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