What is CBG?
So, What Is CBG?
CBG stands for cannabigerol and is being studied for it's pharmacological properties but hasn't been in any clinical trials (yet!). We don't know much about CBG, It's not a common cannabinoid. CBG is the precursor to CBD, CBC, and THC, It's sometimes referred to as the The mother cannabinoid. What does this mean? "CBGA (the acidic, inactive form of CBG) changes, is broken down, and becomes the base molecule that other cannabinoids form from," including THC, CBD, and CBC.
What Are the (Potential) Benefits of CBG?
- May treat glaucoma and relieve intraocular pressure.
- Have antibacterial properties, particularly for MRSA
- Contributes to GABA reuptake inhibition.
- Could help inflammatory bowel disease and colitis.
- May work for Huntington's and neurodegenerative diseases.
- Potentially fights cancer.
- Showing major promise for inflammation, including of the skin.
Just a small list but many many more benefits that could be listed. CBG is showing tons of promise and potential, like every other cannabinoid and cannabis terpene, as well as the near-infinite variability of cannabis ‘entourage effects” we can create these days.