CBD Can Improve Effectiveness of Antibiotic Medication

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According to a new Denmark study, cannabidiol (CBD) could assist in fighting this resistant bacteria in combination with traditional antibiotics. A new study found that CBD could act as a “helper compound” with traditional antibiotics to more effectively treat staph infections. Other studies have found flavonoids in certain teas and honey also increase the potential effectiveness of antibiotic medications, as CBD did in this study. As a helper compound with traditional antibiotics, using CBD caused the staph infection to stop dividing as it normally would to spread throughout the body. Published in Scientific Reports, the study is not the first to suggest CBD as a possible antibiotic agent.

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A new study found that CBD could act as a “helper compound” with traditional antibiotics to more effectively treat staph infections.

Diseases caused by bacteria were the leading cause of death for Americans until antibiotics came along. The simple invention of penicillin in 1928 by Sir Alexander Fleming led to millions of lives being saved, with other antibiotics stopping similar untimely deaths. In recent years, bacteria have evolved and become resistant to some antibiotics, leading the medical community to search for novel answers to treat infections and boost the effectiveness...

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