Finance News Network, Vince Ippolito

Could CBD Fight Superbugs? Marijuana Compound Shows Promise As an Antibiotic.

The quest for new antibiotics has led researchers to a surprising candidate: the marijuana compound CBD.

A new study finds that CBD, or cannabidiol, is “remarkably effective” at killing bacteria, at least in a test tube, the researchers in the new study said. The results showed that CBD had antibiotic effects against a number of so-called Gram-positive bacteria, including types of staph and strep bacteria, as well as strains that had become resistant to other antibiotic drugs.

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