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Does CBD help fight colds or the flu?
Medically reviewed and edited by Tod Cooperman, M.D.
Answer:Although CBD (cannabidiol) is sometimes promoted to help reduce the symptoms of colds and the flu, there are no published studies investigating these effects in people. Some preliminary research in animals suggests that CBD (and THC) may actually hinder the immune system's response to certain infections. For details, see the What It Does section of the CBD and Hemp Extracts Supplements Review.
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