About Lexaria

Lexaria Bioscience Corp.'s patented drug delivery technology, DehydraTECH™, improves the way active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) enter the bloodstream by promoting more effective oral delivery.

Testing conducted since 2016 has repeatedly demonstrated DehydraTECH has the ability to:

  • Increase bio-absorption with cannabinoids and nicotine by 5-10x—and in some instances with cannabinoids by as much as 17x—compared to standard industry formulations
  • Reduce time of onset from 1 – 2 hours to minutes
  • Mask unwanted tastes

It is also being evaluated for hypertension, oral nicotine, orally administered antiviral drugs, epilepsy, PDE5 inhibitors and more.

Lexaria operates a licensed in-house research laboratory and holds a robust intellectual property portfolio with 37 patents granted and many more patents pending worldwide.

Lexaria operates five subsidiary companies to focus on its different commercial opportunities in their respective industries:

  • Lexaria Pharmaceutical Corp. investigates new products for hypertension, antiviral treatments, epilepsy, some pharmaceutical applications of nicotine and other drug classes
  • Lexaria Nicotine LLC investigates oral non-combusted tobacco-derived nicotine product formats
  • Lexaria Hemp Corp. pursues business-to-business opportunities with cannabinoids
  • Lexaria Canpharm ULC operates a state-of-the-art Health Canada licensed laboratory capable of developing novel cannabinoid and other formulations for potential commercialization
  • Lexaria Nutraceutical Corp. is focused solely on the manufacture of pharmaceutical products, or sublicensing for the manufacture of pharmaceutical products, composed of any molecule except nicotine-associated molecules

Lexaria sub-licenses the Company’s DehydraTECH technology worldwide for the delivery of fat-soluble active molecules and drugs.

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