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Hemp compound can prevent Covid-19 virus from entering human cells, says study

A new study says that hemp compound can prevent Covid-19 infections from entering human cells. Hemp is derived from the cannabis plant for industrial or medicinal use. It does not contain high-inducing qualities. Researchers from the Orgeon State University had sadi that two extracts from hemp known as cannabigerol acid (CBGA) and cannbiodiolic acid (CBDA) can help to bind the spike protein of Covid-19. It will work in the same manner as what antibodies do in our bodies. This is how it further prevents the coronavirus from entering cells in our body.

What is said by the pharma professor for the recent study?

According to Richard van Breemen, professor of pharmaceutical sciences at Oregon State University, the researcher says that how hemp’s small molecules help in binding to the spike protein of coronavirus. It further tells how it can help in preventing it from infecting cells in our body.

Why people are getting infected with coronavirus ?

The current methods urge people exposed to virus usually stays at home. They isolate and then monitor their well-being.

What else do reserachers believe?

Researchers also believe that a third cannabis compound known as tetrahydrocannabinol acid or THCA could be effective in preventing this Covid-19infection. But this has not been tested yet by them.

How hemp can be consumped?

According to researchers, if hemp is consumed orally, then these compounds can directly reach our bloodstreams. However, they also said that more research is required to ascertain the right dosage of it. But, at the same time, it’s theoretically can be achieved with the products that exist.

What is hemp?

Hemp is basically the same species of plant as cannabis. It contains a low level of tetrahydrocannabinol acid, which is less than 0.3 percent. Scientifically, it is used to control high cholesterol, arthritis, eczema, and constipation.

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