by Savitha.C.Muppala

“Researchers studied the properties of Cannabidiol (CBD), a non-toxic, non-psychoactive chemical compound found in the cannabis plant and its effect on the gene, ID-1 which causes the spread of cancer to other cells.

The two were combined in a Petri dish, and the experiment revealed that when CBD was present in the Petri dish, the cells returned to normal and stopped spreading.

Cannibidiol displayed the potential to switch off this aggressive gene from spreading and causing havoc.

Scientists also found that cannabidiol works with many kinds of aggressive cancers, especially those that portray high levels of ID-1.”

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