For people with psoriasis, the body overproduces skin cells that develop into painful, itchy and often embarrassing rashes. As wish many other autoimmune disorders, researchers and afflicted individuals are exploring whether cannabis can provide relief.

“Cannabis, through the cannabinoid CBD, has the properties of being both an anti-inflammatory and an autoimmune inhibitor,” Dr. Bodo Schneider of Pied Pfeifer Compassionate Care Clinic in Ann Arbor, Michigan explains. “Anecdotally, we have found that it is very effective at treating both chronic and acute cases of psoriatic rashes.”

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