Beneficial effects of a Cannabis sativa extract treatment on diabetes-induced neuropathy and oxidative stress.

@article{Comelli2009BeneficialEO,
  title={Beneficial effects of a Cannabis sativa extract treatment on diabetes-induced neuropathy and oxidative stress.},
  author={Francesca Comelli and Isabella Bettoni and Mariapia Colleoni and Gabriella Giagnoni and Barbara Costa},
  journal={Phytotherapy research : PTR},
  year={2009},
  volume={23 12},
  pages={1678-84}
}
Neuropathy is the most common complication of diabetes and it is still considered to be relatively refractory to most of the analgesics. The aim of the present study was to explore the antinociceptive effect of a controlled cannabis extract (eCBD) in attenuating diabetic neuropathic pain. Repeated treatment with cannabis extract significantly relieved mechanical allodynia and restored the physiological thermal pain perception in streptozotocin (STZ)-induced diabetic rats without affecting… CONTINUE READING
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