Online CBD Reference Libraries


CBD Clinical Studies and Case Reports

Hundreds of peer reviewed studies have been done that reinforce the benefits of Hemp CBD and the multiple ways it helps reduce inflammation to help restore wellness from diseases, anxiety and effects of daily stress. On this site, you will find a quick reference chart as well as clinical studies with cannabis or single cannabinoids in different diseases and case reports on the use of cannabis by patients. You can search for diseases (indications), authors, medication, study design (controlled study, open trial, case report etc.) and other criteria.



This website includes a library clearing house of over 22,000 published studies and reviews that cover the history of cannabis, and the safety of using Cannabinoids (CBDs).


Project CBD

Project CBD is a California-based nonprofit dedicated to promoting and publicizing research into the medical uses of cannabidiol (CBD) and other components of the cannabis plant for physicians, patients, industry professionals and the general public. We highly recommend their website for reliable research on numerous topics relating to CBD, use guidance, videos, conditions, and the latest news.  



How CBD Works

This article explains what CBD is, how it can be used, and some of the ways that it confers its various therapeutic effects.


Conditions that CBD Can Help

Scientific research has shown CBD may be therapeutic for many conditions. This list contains hundreds of peer-reviewed articles in scientific journals. Relevant reports have been culled primarily from PubMed, online service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.


Introduction to the Endocannabinoid System

These articles discuss the therapeutic effects of cannabis and cannabinoids, and the basic innerworkings of the Endocannabinoid System.


Cannabinoids in the management of difficult to treat pain

This article reviews recent research on cannabinoid analgesia via the endocannabinoid system and non-receptor mechanisms, as well as randomized clinical trials employing cannabinoids in pain treatment.


A new formulation of cannabidiol in cream shows therapeutic effects in a mouse model of experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (Common Model Used for MS)

This study was designed to investigate the efficacy of a new formulation of alone, purified cannabidiol (CBD), the main non-psychotropic cannabinoid of Cannabis sativa, as a topical treatment in an experimental model of autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE), the most commonly used model for multiple sclerosis (MS).


5-HT1A receptors are involved in the cannabidiol-induced attenuation of behavioral and cardiovascular responses to acute restraint stress

Learn about the effect that cannabidiol has on the cardiovascular system as it relates to stress.


Fatty Acid-binding Proteins (FABPs) Are Intracellular Carriers for Δ9-Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and Cannabidiol (CBD)

 This article discusses the efficacy of CBD in the treatment of various medical conditions, and how Fatty Acid-binding Proteins (FABPs) may emerge as targets of great therapeutic potential in the future of cannabinoid-based pharmacotherapies.


Cannabidiol: promise and pitfalls

This review highlights some of the basic science theory behind the use of CBD, summarizes published data on clinical use of CBD for epilepsy, and highlights issues related to the use of currently available CBD products.


The Biology and Potential Therapeutic Effects of Cannabidiol

This hearing transcript presented at the Drug Caucus Hearing on Barriers to Cannabidiol Research shares what is known about the biology and the potential therapeutic effects of cannabidiol (CBD).


The Nonpsychoactive Cannabis Constituent Cannabidiol Is a Wake-Inducing Agent

This article discusses the effect that cannabidiol has on restful sleep.


The Genetic Structure of Marijuana and Hemp

This report discusses the genetic differences between hemp and marijuana. It shows that genetic differences between hemp and marijuana are not limited to genes involved in THC production, while the reported C. sativa and C. indica ancestries of marijuana strains only partially capture the main axes of marijuana’s genetic structure.


Single Compound vs. Whole Plant CBD

This article discusses the outcomes of the “Overcoming the Bell-Shaped Dose-Response of Cannabidiol by Using Cannabis Extract Enriched in Cannabidiol” study that was recently published in Pharmacology & Pharmacy journal. It discusses the difference in benefits of using whole hemp / whole plant CBD vs. single compound CBD.