Computer-Aided Rx Engineering (CARE) is a system for curating, creating and fulfilling Rx (recipes).
While ostensibly it can be used for any recipe, we are starting with terpene mixtures surfing the wave of cannabis/CBD supplements.
In CARE, we envision a customer being interested in curated Literature that expresses Medical Claims (about Disease), Structure Claims (about Structures) and Function Claims about Functions associated with Drugs or Supplements with varying degrees of Evidence supported by the Results of Experiments. In the cannabis space, perhaps relating a cannabis Strain to a Disease helping to alleviate Symptoms. As we aim to be an apothecary generally focused on liquids, we consider Supplements to be Formulations of Ingredients. A Rx (recipe) is (at least for now) simply a specification of that Formulation. Rx can be derived from off the shelf Products. Practically speaking, the cannabis industry likes to talk about potency and terpene Chemovars – largely because that is what testing labs document. Chemovars are composed of various quantities of Chemicals. A Rx can be derived from a Chemovar. Ingredients are also composed of Chemicals. Ingredients can be a cannabis strain, other plant extracts (Essential Oils), Terpene extracts, or Terpene isolates. For our Terpedia project, we have over 43,000 cannabis chemovars. Apothyx can formulate the terpene profile of each of them in just a few clicks. Additionally, we have over 1400 Essential Oils with their terpene profiles to facilitate more advanced AI based formulations.
There are the following objects in the world of CARE: