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New Technology in the CBD World

Lyotropic CBD: Dosage form of the Future?

Lyotropic liquid crystalline delivery vehicles for CBD are very similar to liposomal structures, with a few key differences. The term lyotropic is used to describe amphiphilic substances with two key characteristics.
  1. Lyotropic vehicles are self-assembling; they don’t require expensive sonication.
  2. Lyotropic Preparations Are Self-assembling
You can read more about other dosage forms on our Dosage Forms page.

Lyotropic Preparations Are Self-assembling

The most profound difference between lyotropic liquid crystals and liposomes is that liposomes are not self-assembling and require an expensive process known as sonication, in which the mixture is exposed to ultrasound energy which catalyzes the formation of liposomes or micelles. Lyotropic vehicles have a much smaller diameter than liposomal structures.

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