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2021 May 28

J Ethnopharmacol

Investigation of antinociceptive, antipyretic, antiasthmatic and spasmolytic activities of Brazilian Cannabis sativa L. roots in rodents.


Menezes P M N, de Araújo T C L, Pereira E C V, Neto J A, Silva D S, Brito M C, Lima K S B, do Monte A P O, de Matos M H T, de Lima R S, de Ribeiro L A A, Silva F S, Rolim L A
J Ethnopharmacol. 2021 May 28:114259.
PMID: 34058314.


Many studies are performed with the aerial parts of Cannabis sativa L. (Cannabaceae). However, roots remain poorly studied, despite citations in the scientific literature. The C. sativa roots are indicated for the treatment of pain, inflammation, fever, among other health problems.