Cannabis against Corona: New study gives hope

Cannabis against Corona? That Cannabis products in the last few years, an ever-increasing role in medicine, is nothing New. The green Crop may be a potential he

Cannabis against Corona: New study gives hope

Cannabis against Corona? That Cannabis products in the last few years, an ever-increasing role in medicine, is nothing New. The green Crop may be a potential helper in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic. A study by researchers in Alberta, Canada in the view. (Also read: Covid-19 – for this reason, more men die of infectious disease)

THC and CBD against viruses

"In Search of Preventative Strategies: Novel Anti-Inflammatory High-CBD Cannabis Sativa Extracts Modulate ACE2 Expression in COVID-19 Gateway Tissues" is studied, the title of the study, the scientists from the University of Lethbridge and the University of Calgary approximately 400 THC and CBD varieties.

The result is: 13 Cannabis varieties may be able to regulate ACE-2 Receptor. This is remarkable, because this Receptor is attacked in the lungs and in the mouth from the Coronavirus. The study comes to the conclusion that some of the THC and CBD strains, potentially, the activity of the Virus-receptors could reduce to around 73 percent. May be taking this particular varieties could reduce the risk of infection with the Virus.

Supplement for the treatment of Covid-19

"On the basis of our preliminary data extracts for novel, more effective Cannabis-sativa-lines, in anticipation of further investigations, is a useful complement to the treatment of Covid-19 and is an excellent GRASS-could-add-on therapy [GRAS stands for Generally regarded as safe, so as a safe claim – editor's note.] be. You can also be used for the development of additional, easy-to-use of preventive strategies such as mouthwashes and throat throat products used, which can be tested for their potential to reduce virus entry through the oral cavity and to be used both in clinical practice as well as in the treatment at home," concluded the scientists. (Also interesting: trump's oblique Treatment with disinfectants and UV radiation against Corona)

Cannabis against Corona: caution regarding validity

appeared in The study on the platform, "Preprints", the academic research work free of charge available. Anyone who wants to prepare themselves for reasons of Corona prophylaxis now, however, the use of Cannabis, should curb his enthusiasm a little: The study has been subjected to learning, to date, no Peer-Reviews of other science. In order to get a valid answer to the question of whether Cannabis is a Covid-19-infection can counteract this, there is need for further research.

The study, however, is before all, and not just for THC and CBD advocates: a glimmer of hope in the fight against a Virus that will keep us busy for a while.

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Updated Date: 22 May 2020, 06:26

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