Cannabigerol, known as CBG, is a phytocannabinoid, which, differently from THC and just like CBD, isn’t psychoactive. Last week we introduced the first concepts, in order to know more about Cannabigerol. To learn more Click Here.
CBG has been identified for the first time in 1964 by the scientist Y.Gaoni and is composed of cannabigerolic acid (CBGA), one of the first cannabinoids forming itself in the cannabis plant.
In this article we will talk about the ten therapeutic properties of Cannabigerol.
1 – Anxiety and Muscle Tension: CBG inhibits the neurotransmitter gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA), achieving the objective to diminish anxiety states and muscle tension associated with manifold reasons/pathologies as well. An action similar to that of Cannabidiol.
2 - Glaucoma: In the past we talked about the therapeutic potentials of CBD in this disease (Click Here) and in the same way CBG contributes to the reduction of intraocular eye pressure, while increasing the drainage of the eye.
3 - Inflammatory intestinal diseases: CBG possesses powerful anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties in case of inflammatory bowel diseases, like Crohn’s Disease, and regarding this subject we’ve already talked about the contribution of CBD as well (Click Here)
4 - Anti-depressant: In the Scientific field it is demonstrated how CBG has antidepressant properties and potentially also analgesic effects.
5 - Anti-nausea e anti-emetic: Preclinical studies have demonstrated how CBG can have anti-nausea and antiemetic effects.
6 - Tumor: Some studies have highlighted how CBG would inhibit the growth of cancer cells, however still much has to be done and studied before being able to give the most precise answers regarding this Subject.
Cannabis and Tumors: Read Enecta’s interview with doctor Massimo Nabissi.
7 - Neuroprotective Properties: CBG is a promising therapeutic agent in disorders related to the central nervous system, like epilepsy, Huntington’s disease.
8 - Antifungal and antimicrobial properties: Just like most of the main cannabinoids, CBG presents antifungal and antimicrobial properties.
9 - Psoriasis: CBG helps to contrast these kind of diseases, an argument already treated in relation to the effectiveness CBD has got with regards to psoriasis. (Click Here)
10 – Bladder dysfunctions: CBG would result to be the most effective cannabinoid for the treatment of bladder dysfunctions.
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