Dr. Frankel's Journal

Archive for March, 2011

Patient Letter Regarding Treatment of Anxiety With Cannabis

March 28, 2011
Allan Frankel, MD

I have constant generalized, very debilitating anxiety (caused mostly by THC!), scoliosis, chronic neck and back pain, I am recovering from kidney surgery, and experience some psychotic symptoms from my cannabis use (THC use). I know that CBD is a…

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Update on Tinctures

March 14, 2011
Allan Frankel, MD

Any of you who follow my blog know I am a supporter of Cannabis Tinctures. Again, a “tincture” is an extraction of the cannabis plant into solutions such as glycerin, alcohol, acetic acid and others. The majority of the tinctures…

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Sativa Tincture Helps a Patient Control Their Diabetes

March 10, 2011
Allan Frankel, MD

PATIENT LETTER: Allan, Wanted to follow up with you. I saw you last week and you recommended I try the Sativa Tincture. I’ve been using it the last three days and it does seem to be helping to keep my…

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First Two Weeks After Move To Brentwood

March 8, 2011
Allan Frankel, MD

Well, we have now been at 11633 San Vicente Blvd, #107 in Brentwood for two weeks. It certainly has a different feel to it. It is beginning to feel a bit more serious and less “beach types” (so sorry, but……)…

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How Do Professionals Extract The Cannabis Plant

Below is a photo of an LA based Super Critical CO2 extraction setup. Most folks are familiar with extraction of cannabis into butter/oils for edibles, or alcohol/glycerin for tinctures. Well, with regard to tinctures, in the State of California, the…

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