Delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) inhibits lytic replication of gamma oncogenic herpesviruses in vitro

Herpes Epstein–Barr Virus Cancer (Kaposi's Sarcoma)

Key Findings

THC specically targets viral and/or cellular mechanisms required for replication.

Information and Links


Link: Delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) inhibits lytic replication of gamma oncogenic herpesviruses in vitro

Year: 2004

DOI: 10.1186/1741-7015-2-34


Ratings

(How Ratings Work)

Herpes — 1


Possibility of efficacy for cannabis in treatment of Herpes according to the results found in this study.

Epstein–Barr Virus — 1


Possibility of efficacy for cannabis in treatment of Epstein–Barr Virus according to the results found in this study.

Cancer (Kaposi's Sarcoma) — 1


Possibility of efficacy for cannabis in treatment of Cancer (Kaposi's Sarcoma) according to the results found in this study.

Drugs Used

THC