CBD can reduce the cytokine storm and treat ARDS caused by COVID-19

Scientists showed a potential protective role for CBD during Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome(ARDS), and suggested CBD could be the treatment of COVID-19 by reducing the cytokine storm, protecting pulmonary tissues, and re-establishing inflammatory homeostasis.

Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) is a life-threatening complication that makes patient unable to breathe as their lung become filled with cytokine storm fluid.

Cannabidiol Modulates Cytokine Storm in Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Induced by Simulated Viral Infection Using Synthetic RNA, Hesam Khodadadi, Évila Lopes Salles, Abbas Jarrahi, Fairouz Chibane, Vincenzo Costigliola, Jack C. Yu, Kumar Vaibhav, David C. Hess, Krishnan M. Dhandapani, and Babak Baban Published Online: 2 Sep 2020 https://doi.org/10.1089/can.2020.0043

This research paper showed cannabidiol (CBD) modulates cytokine storm and showed the possibility to stop SARS-CoV-2 complications.

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