White Whale CBG – What is CBG: CBG is short for Cannabigerol
Cannabigerol genetics are a relatively new in the hemp industry and CBG Flower strains are becoming increasingly popular for their relaxation and therapeutic effects.
Online Articles –
Cannabigerol (CBG): A Minor Cannabinoid With A Major Impact – https://www.medicaljane.com/2013/08/03/cannabigerol-cbg-is-a-minor-cannabinoid-with-major-impact/
Is CBG the Next CBD? Here’s What You Should Know
What does White Whale CBG do? From our experience testing this specific strain it gives a nice light smoke and relaxes you while still giving you focus. The flower is trimmed super tight and the buds are big.
Great article on CBG is here – Is CBG the New CBD?
Chemically, CBG is the big brother of CBD and THC.
“Scientists believe that CBG binds to certain endocannabinoid receptors in the brain that mitigate anxiety and pain.”
“displays a very strong anti-anxiety effect and it also has muscle relaxing effects, maybe even more than THC”
CBG is also thought to boost anandamide, an endocannabinoid that naturally increases dopamine levels and responsible for regulating various health functions such as mood, sleep, and appetite. GABA uptake in the brain may be obstructed by CBG, making this cannabinoid a possible anti-anxiety agent and muscle relaxant.
Articles on CBG from the internet
- Is CBG the New CBD? https://elemental.medium.com/is-cbg-the-new-cbd-6de59e568008
Highlight – “THC can draw you inward, and it can make anxiety worse. But CBG seems to mitigate that effect,” says Daniel Luebke, the Head of Marketing and Brand at Heylo Cannabis. Russo explains that early studies have highlighted CBG’s strong anti-anxiety effects, without being sedative and without the potential for addiction.
- What does CBD do to your body – Cresco Labs
Highlight – CBG works to fight inflammation, pain, nausea and works to slow the proliferation of cancer cells. Research has shown it also significantly reduces intraocular eye pressure caused by glaucoma. Strains high in CBG will be beneficial treating conditions such as inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn’s disease, and cancer.
- CBG And CBD: What’s The Difference? – https://www.cibdol.com/blog/630-cbg-and-cbd-what-s-the-difference-
Highlight – Dr Bonni Goldstein, a medical doctor specializing in medicinal cannabis, claims that CBG can inhibit GABA neurotransmission in the brain, as well as affect pain, inflammation, and more.
“When GABA [uptake] is inhibited, you actually have muscle relaxation and you have anti-anxiety effects, so it [CBG] appears to promote similar effects that CBD has. It also appears to have antidepressant and some modest antifungal properties”
- Cannabinoids 101 CBG – https://apothecarium.com/blog/nevada/2018/7/24/cannabinoids-101-cbg
Highlight – CBG is also thought to boost anandamide, an endocannabinoid that naturally increases dopamine levels and responsible for regulating various health functions such as mood, sleep, and appetite. GABA uptake in the brain may be obstructed by CBG, making this cannabinoid a possible anti-anxiety agent and muscle relaxant.
- Cannabigerol (CBG): A Minor Cannabinoid With A Major Impact – https://www.medicaljane.com/2013/08/03/cannabigerol-cbg-is-a-minor-cannabinoid-with-major-impact/
Highlight – An Italian study published in the May 2013 edition of Biological Psychology suggests that cannabigerol (CBG) has strong anti-inflammatory properties and may benefit patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). It is also useful in the treatment of glaucoma, as CBG can increase the fluid drainage from the eye and reduce the amount of pressure. Further, cannabigerol (CBG) has anti-depressant qualities and may inhibit tumor growth.
Leafy CBG Article – https://www.leafly.com/news/science-tech/what-is-cbga-cannabigerolic-acid-marijuana-cannabinoid This article reviews potential medical benefits of CBG includes some amazing potential – Metabolic Disorders, Colon cancer, Cardiovascular Disease ,
Studies on CBG