We are still waiting for treatments to be developed that may cure or prevent Coronavirus. Surprisingly, to some, cannabis is on the list of potential treatments.
Researchers have suggested CBD might help because of its potential as an antiviral, and because of its ability to reduce ACE2 expression and pro-inflammatory cytokine production to fight lung inflammation.
A study from researchers in Augusta University in GA show that CBD may positively im
pact ARDS or acute respiratory distress syndrome - a dangerous symptom in Covid-19 caused by an overactive inflammatory response.
While researchers are exploring different angles to combat Covid-19, there are few studies that have tested these theories with actual experimentation.
- Forbes July 2020