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Abstract Title:

The antimicrobial effect behind Cannabis sativa.

Abstract Source:

Pharmacol Res Perspect. 2021 Apr ;9(2):e00761. PMID: 33822478

Abstract Author(s):

Laureano Schofs, Mónica D Sparo, Sergio F Sánchez Bruni

Article Affiliation:

Laureano Schofs


The development of multidrug-resistant bacteria has revealed the need for new antimicrobial compounds. Cannabis sativa preparations have a long history of medical applications, including the treatment of infectious diseases. This review collects the information about the activity of C. sativa extracts and its main components (cannabinoids and terpenes) against pathogenic bacteria and fungus, to assess its potential using as antimicrobial agents.

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