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what is cbg?
❔everyone has heard of cbd, but do you know about cbg?
⭐ cbg is short for cannabigerol
🤷♀️ you may have started noticing it alongside cbd products, but…what is cbg?
😵 It is one of the 120+ cannabinoid compounds found in the hemp plant.
🏥 although it’s not found in large amounts in the most common strains, some high-cbg strains have been bred for extracting cbg for its medicinal value.
🤩like cbd – cbg is NON PSYCHOACTIVE!
😄 so, what other benefits does cbg have?
well, here are 5️⃣ things it's been seen to be useful for….
1️⃣ glaucoma – It has positive benefits in eye pressure.
2️⃣ it’s antibacterial potential - it has antibacterial properties against mrsa, a bacteria which causes staph infections
3️⃣ inflammatory bowel disease – it reduces inflammation in the gut and the production of nitric oxide.
4️⃣ fighting cancer cells – cbg has inhibited tumour growth & progression whilst enhancing the activity of first-line therapies.
5️⃣ huntington’s disease – cbg acts as a neuroprotectant, protecting the nerve cells in your brain from damage.
📑 although the benefits of cbd are highly promising, more research is needed to support these initial studies.
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