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When skin cells multiply up to 10 times faster than normal you start getting Psoriasis. When the underlying skin cells surface and die their volume causes raised, red, plaques covered with white scales.
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It is believed that the CB-2 receptor found in the immune cells are targeted by THC. THC binds to the CB-2 receptor and mediates immune response. There's a catch though. You will have to use a Cannabis topical cream or balm. There are also other receptors all over the body that are triggered when an "activated" cannabis oil is applied. "This dampens the immune and inflammatory response in the skin". This will drastically reduce the pain and skin irritations in the localized areas.