INDIANAPOLIS, IN - (http://www.financialnewsmedia.com News Alert) - Stevia Corp. (OTCQB: STEV) (\"Stevia Corp\" or the \"Company\"), an international farm management company and healthcare company focused on the commercial development of products that support a healthy lifestyle, including stevia and hemp and their compounds, is pleased to announce the filing of a second important provisional patent application with the United States Patent and Trademark Office for the treatment of pain using ibuprofen and Cannabidiol (CBD). - Company to Pursue Broad Intellectual Property Strategy Related to Specific Cannabinoids to Establish Competitive Position through its Real Hemp Wholly-Owned Subsidiary
The provisional patent application closely follows the company's previously announced first provisional patent application for pain comprising acetaminophen and CBD. As in the previously filed application, this patent includes multiple claims including but not limited to combinations of cannabinoids including CBD and ibuprofen for the treatment of pain. The provisional patent application was filed with the assistance of an intellectual property attorney with extensive experience in the healthcare industry. A provisional patent application is a legal document which establishes an early priority date for the benefit of claiming "first to file" status against other companies or individuals that may want to file a patent with similar claims after the filing date of our provisional patent.
Ibuprofen is a non-steroidal drug that can be used to relieve pain and reduce fever. Ibuprofen is also widely recognized as a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Like many NSAIDs, ibuprofen works by inhibiting the synthesis of prostaglandins which are fat-like molecules that are involved in mediating inflammation, pain and fever. It achieves this synthesis by inhibiting cyclooxygenase, an enzyme that is present in various tissues of the body. Ibuprofen is the active ingredient in popular OTC (over-the-counter) analgesics such as Advil(R) and Motrin(R). For most pain sufferers, use of these drugs requires a long term, daily dosing regimen.
Cannabidiol (CBD) is a cannabinoid that is present in most varieties of the cannabis sativa and cannabis indica plants. Cannabinoids are unique to the cannabis sativa and cannabis indica plants. Unlike...
$STEV News - Stevia Corp. Files Second Key Provisional Patent Application with the United States Patent and Trademark Office for a Cannabidiol (CBD) and Ibuprofen Formulation to Treat Pain
January 20, 2015 at 08:44 AM EST