What is CBG?

There’s a new rising star in the cannabis world. It’s called cannabigerol, or CBG. What is it good for? Quite a lot, actually. For starters, we wouldn’t have THC and CBD if it wasn’t for CBG. Moreover, many CBG users claim that CBG’s effects and medicinal benefits actually surpass those of the major cannabinoids.

According to an article in Wikipedia:

Cannabigerol (CBG) is one of more than 120 identified cannabinoid compounds found in the plant genus Cannabis. Cannabigerol is the non-acidic form of cannabigerolic acid, the parent molecule from which other cannabinoids are synthesized.

I think we all know what cannabis is by now since it has become one of the major political and social issues of our time. The powerful medicinal compounds produced in the cannabis plant are appropriately named cannabinoids. More than 100 different cannabinoids are produced in the aromatic, resinous flowers of the cannabis plant.

The two most abundant cannabinoids so far have been THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) and CBD (cannabidiol). Researchers have been studying the medicinal effects of cannabinoids for decades.

The term synthesized in the definition above essentially means “created from.” So, what the author is saying is that in order…Read Full Article Here

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