Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (NASDAQ: LEXX), a global innovator in drug delivery platforms, recently announced its 28th granted patent worldwide and the first granted patent from its sixth patent family, titled Transdermal And/or Dermal Delivery of Lipophilic Active Agents. “The Canadian patent #3,093,414 is for improved compositions and methods for transdermal and dermal delivery of cannabinoids, including cannabidiol (‘CBD’) and tetrahydrocannabinol (‘THC’), all established on the company’s patented DehydraTECH technology,” a recent article reads. “In Lexaria’s 2018 study, DehydraTECH-CBD demonstrated almost a 1,900% increase in CBD permeability through human skin compared to a control formulation that was devoid of any commercial penetration enhancements. When pitted against the best-performing commercial penetration enhancer, DehydraTECH-CBD still proceeded to be 225% more effective at penetration, making it the fastest for absorption into the epidermis, dermis and through the skin.”
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About Lexaria Bioscience Corp.
Lexaria’s patented drug delivery technology, DehydraTECH(TM), improves the way active pharmaceutical ingredients (“APIs”) enter the bloodstream by promoting more effective oral delivery. Since 2016, DehydraTECH has repeatedly demonstrated the ability to increase bio-absorption with cannabinoids, antiviral drugs, PDE5 inhibitors and more. DehydraTECH has also evidenced an ability to deliver some drugs more effectively across the blood brain barrier. Lexaria operates a licensed in-house research laboratory and holds a robust intellectual property portfolio with 28 patents granted and roughly 50 patents pending worldwide. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.LexariaBioscience.com.
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