Cannabis compounds stopped COVID virus from infecting human cells in lab study
January 12, 2022 4:45 AM EST
Cannabis compounds prevented the virus that causes COVID-19 from penetrating healthy human cells, according to a laboratory study published in the Journal of Nature Products.
US NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE
March 10, 2021
A report that cannabidiol (CBD), a compound produced by the cannabis plant, inhibits SARS-CoV-2 infection. CBD and its metabolite, 7-OH-CBD, but not congeneric cannabinoids, potently block SARS-CoV-2 replication in lung epithelial cells.
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