New study suggests CBD may tip the scales in the fight against SARS-CoV-2.
There is a massive surge in research studies centred around the treatment of the SARS-CoV-2 virus by utilizing the miraculous compounds found in the cannabis plant. Ground-breaking information in the fight against this now real threat to our continued existence as a species on earth is urgently needed. One such research study has revealed a possible, and accessible treatment in the war on Covid-19.
The study conducted at the University of Chicago realized concise evidence, which shows the dramatic effects Cannibinodiol (CBD) and the metabolite 7-OH-CBD have on blocking SARS -CoV-2 replication in lung epithelial cells. The researchers confirmed that several other benefits not seen in any other treatment strategies thus far have been identified in compounds derived from the Cannabis Sativa strain. The ability to induce the release of interferons, and also reverse much of the damage caused by viral host gene transcription has been sighted as a significant breakthrough.
One of the most remarkable outcomes of the research conducted by Dr Marsha Rosner and her colleagues at the University of California, found that the CBD metabolite 7-OH-CBD, and an active ingredient found in epileptic treatments actively halted SARS-CoV-2 replication in human lung carcinoma cells(A549-ACE2).
Closer to home, we in South Africa look to government as we brace ourselves for yet another insurgence of this deadly virus.
Vaccination shortages, and controversy surrounding public safety risks can easily be extricated by simply supporting research which is focussed on recent data endorsing the use of cannabis in treatment strategies.
SARS-CoV-2 has been a devastating force since making its appearance in December 2019. In 2020 the world experienced various levels of lockdown, and numerous reports correlate a dramatic increase in cannabis use across the globe. Many individuals stated that heightened social health concerns coupled with the psychological strains associated with isolation were significantly reduced by using cannabis. Unfortunately, there is no scientific basis for many of the claims cannabis users have voiced, and without an educated and scientific approach it will take time before serious consideration is given to the scope of cannabis’ healing abilities.
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