Covid-19 prevention pot, sounds crazy, right. But the group Sisters of the Valley, who call themselves the “Weed Nuns,” say that they have a strain of marijuana that can give users protections against infection from Covid-19.
An Oregon State University study, released last week, found two compounds in a marijuana strain that the Sisters developed may bind to the COVID-19 spike protein, preventing its entry to healthy cells. Findings of the study led by Richard van Breemen, a researcher with Oregon State’s Global Hemp Innovation Center, College of Pharmacy and Linus Pauling Institute, were published in the Journal of Natural Products.
“These cannabinoid acids are abundant in hemp and in many hemp extracts,” van Breemen said. “They are not controlled substances like THC, the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana, and have a good safety profile in humans. And our research showed the hemp compounds were equally effective against variants of SARS-CoV-2, including variant B.1.1.7, which was first detected in the United Kingdom, and variant B.1.351, first detected in South Africa.”
The Coronavirus, more specifically the Covid-19 version which is so named as it was first uncovered in 2019, has ravaged the world for more than 2 years now. And the past 2 years has also seen the legalization, or at least decriminalization, of marijuana in countries around the world, and many states in the U.S. So, could this be more than just a coincidence? Can pot really defeat Covid-19?
The Sisters of The Valley are a group of self-ordained “weed nuns” who say that they are on a mission to heal the world through plant-based medicine. “Like our Beguine ancestors,” they say, “we are scholars who work together, pray together, and are dressed to identify our enclave.”
Thanking us? We should be thanking you for taking up the fight against the washington dimwits.
— Sisters of the Valley (@sistersofcbd) January 10, 2022
All of their products are hand-made by women; saged to the moon cycles, set on the new moon, and bottled under the full moon.
Sister Kate, the founder of the non-religious radical feminist sect, expressed delight to The Sun. “We are, naturally, pleased that science is catching up with ancient wisdom. Its wonderful progress to have the scientific community say ‘we’re already determined that there are compounds in hemp that can prevent infection’, so now, we can just get on to studying dosage.”
“That’s progress,” she added. “Seems like Covid has helped end the debate.”
But don’t throw away your masks just yet. This is just one study and it has yet to be proven. It also does not mean that one simply needs to smoke this pot to be safe. It is something in the marijuana that can help with Covid-10 and then something will need to be developed into a medication which will take time.
So people still need to get vaccinated and take precautions.