OSU Study Suggests Cannabis Might Work To Prevent COVID-19 Infection


An exciting new study by Oregon State University on cannabis suggests that there might be compounds in cannabis that could work to prevent COVID-19 infection.

How? By working to block the entry of the virus from entering human cells. Researchers behind the investigation have recently published the study in Journal of Natural Products.

There is still so much to be learned about cannabis and the full potential that this plant might offer to millions of people around the world.

A number of patients around the US and elsewhere are privileged to have that access to cannabis when in many parts of the world there is still highly restrictive control around all cannabis related activities. Still, it isn't only researchers in the United States who have been pioneering cannabis investigation and uncovering more understanding of what cannabis might be able to provide in value, this has been an international effort for years now.

Hemp compounds: cannabigerolic acid and cannabidiolic acid came out on top

The study from OSU had researchers investigating botanical hemp compounds to see how effective they might be in binding to spike protein on SARS-CoV-2 found that two compounds specifically were able to bind to the spike protein which is used by the virus to enter human cells and might have the ability to potentially block the virus this way from infecting people.

Researchers noted that those two hemp compounds above were seen to be most effective. They also haven't yet tested it with other variants.

There is potential, researchers note, for this to transform into a product eventually that might work to prevent or treat COVID-19, by using those cannabinoids. Still, they say that further understanding and research is still needed on this topic.

The information that is posted above is not intended or implied to ever be used as any substitute for professional medical advice, or diagnosis or treatment. The above is posted for informational purposes only.

Sources:
https://ktvz.com/news/coronavirus/2022/01/11/osu-research-shows-hemp-compounds-prevent-coronavirus-from-entering-human-cells/
https://www.kgw.com/article/news/health/coronavirus/osu-study-hemp-compounds-block-coronavirus/283-456392dc-8006-4e3f-8a88-71cdd5e460d1
https://www.forbes.com/sites/ajherrington/2022/01/11/study-finds-cannabis-compounds-prevent-infection-by-covid-19-virus/?sh=4eb1cdc71753



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So far I think there on to something, knock on wood.

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Actually there's major reason why it was used to treat sick people especially cancer patients and terminally ill individuals with huge amounts of success.

Even if it couldn't help them cure what was going on it provided a massive amount of comfort to those who were passing.

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It is a scientific fact that people who smoke cannabis generally are healthier happier and have stronger immune systems there are many reasons for this number one I am going to list out is that we are always exchanging germs by sharing the pipe.

Yep that's right we pass around and actively challenge our immune systems on a daily basis interacting with other human beings.

Next up because you are a happier person and you have much less stress levels that directly impacts your health in a positive manner because the biggest killer of human beings happens to be stress.

Yep that's right somebody who's stressed is going to have a weaker immune system.

Next up we have thcv which happens to be a antifungal antibacterial and antiviral!!! Antiviral.

This is a complete game changer for modern medicine because we have very limited amounts of antiviral drugs and having such a natural antiviral drug that we can process and have massive amounts from just one field.... LoL

So what it's a minor little chemical. However the amount of material that we have to get access to it as well as growing THCV specific variants?

And of course Oregon State University leads the nation in cannabis research for medicinal uses.

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Cannabis is good to treat so many things. It's benefit with Covid19 does not surprise me. Thanks for sharing.

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I always said this would be the cure, I hope they find it is the ultimate cure and nations around the world have to legalize it if they want their economy to continue, that would be the best result of this pandemic 😄

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Not even primo weed can prevent an imaginary virus...but smoke some anyway!

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I want a cannabis shot (joke). No problem however buying it here. It is all legal in the Netherlands. Well buying is legal but selling is not. (Confusing I know; Government closes their eyes is the idea)

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