A non-psychoactive cannabinoid, CBG’s antibacterial effects can alter the overall effects of cannabis. CBG is known to kill or slow bacterial growth, reduce inflammation, (particularly in its acidic CBGA form,) inhibit cell growth in tumor/cancer cells, and promote bone growth. It acts as a low-affinity antagonist at the CB1 receptor. CBG pharmacological activity at the CB2 receptor is currently unknown.

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Medical Marijuana: Much More Than Just THC and CBD
For years now Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) has been the most popular and widely researched cannabinoid in cannabis science. However, nowadays it seems like cannabidiol (CBD) has stolen the spotlight given its ability to provide therapeutic relief to children suffering from various epileptic disorders, while lacking the psychotropic effects (i.e. high) of THC. It’s even gotten to the point that state legislature are passing laws “CBD-only” medical marijuana legislation. Given all of this, it is easy to see how CBD and THC can be viewed …
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Study: Cannabinoids May Combine To Effectively Treat Leukemia
Researchers Investigated Anti-cancer Properties Of Cannabinoids For years science has provided evidence suggesting tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) may be an effective cancer treatment. With that said, many are against using THC treatments, largely due to its psychotropic (mind-altering) effects and research has begun to focus of the efficacy of non-psychotropic cannabinoids. Cannabigerol (CBG) and cannabidiol (CBD) are two …
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Cannabigerol (CBG): A Minor Cannabinoid With A Major Impact
What Is Cannabigerol (CBG)? When considering the medicine that best suits you, it’s helpful to know the science behind a strain’s cannabinoid profile. The prevalence of lab testing is a great tool and has rapidly become the industry standard. Teams of chemists at locations like SC Labs in California and Sunrise Analytical in Oregon allow patients to see the breakdown of cannabinoids in their medicine, to practically an exact percentage. This trend has lead to an increased interest in the …