CBD and CBG Potential Medical Benefits

CBD and CBG Cannabinoids Potential Medical Benefits 

All below links are from the National Library of Medicine at PubMed.gov 

CBD and CBG are both non-intoxicating cannabinoids, meaning they won’t make you high. They also both interact with the same endo-cannabinoidal receptors in the body. Here’s a list of the many promising uses of the cannabis plant. 

CBD 

OpioiAddiction Treatment. Oct 2015 study    Nov 2019 study May 2015 study 

Antioxidative and Anti-Inflammatory.  12/25/2019 study 

Anxiety, PTSD & Sleep Disorders. A 2015 study shows CBDs potential as a treatment for anxiety related disorders and this 2019 study & this 10/12/2016 study show its potential as a sleep aid and PTSD treatment. 

Cancer Related. 

Anti-CancerOct 30th 2020 Study 

Anti-tumor. 04/28/2015 

Advanced Cancer. 12/06/2019 study 

Colorectal Cancer. 01/01/2018 Study 

Advanced Cancer. 12/06/2019 study 

Epilepsy.  05/25/2017 study 

Pain Related. 

Chronic Pain.  09/2020 study 

Cancer Related Pain. 02/2010 study 04/23/2018 study 

Diabetes12/14/2011 study 03/2006 study 

Heart Health.  06/15/2017 study 12/14/2011 study 

Blood Pressure. New study published in  the European Journal of Internal Medicine 

Menstrual Cramps  Jan 2019 study 

Multiple Sclerosis. Jan 29th 2015 

CBG appears to have a few different functions and health benefits than CBD. It is the precursor to other cannabinoids. CBGa, the acidic form of CBG, breaks down to form CBG, CBD, and CBC when heated. Current research suggest that it may offer several benefits. While these studies are promising, much more research is needed to confirm the benefits of CBG. 

Terpenes and Terpenoids 

Looking at the top three terpenes listed in the strain descriptions, may help you in your choice of which strains to use. 

Bisabolol – Aroma: Light, sweet, and floral – Potential Medical Benefits: anti-inflammatory, anti-irritant, antioxidant, antimicrobial, and analgesic properties. 

Caryophyellene – Aroma: Spicy, cinnamon, cloves, and black pepper, – Potential Medical Benefits: Anti-anxiety, anti-depressant, anti-inflammatory, Analgesic and Alcohol craving reduction, Anti-Cancer. 

Farnesene  – Aroma: Green apple 

Potential Medical Benefits: Anxiety Relief & Antispasmodic has calming and sedative properties that can relieve anxiety and relax muscles to reduce spasmodic episodes, and is found in many indica strains. 

Guaiol – Aroma: Cypress Pine and Rose – Potential Medical Benefits: Menstrual regulation and Syphilis 

Humulene – Aroma: Spicy, Earthy and Woody – Potential Medical Benefits: anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, Anti-Tumor, Pharmacokinetic and appetite suppression. 

Limonene – Aroma: Fruity, citrus, woody Potential Medical Benefits:  Elevated mood, Stress relief, Antifungal properties, Antibacterial, May help relieve heartburn and gastric reflux. 

Linalool Aroma: spicy, floral,  

Potential Medical Benefits: Anti-anxiety, Antidepressant, Sedative, Anti-inflammatory, Anti-epileptic and Analgesic 

Myrcene – Aroma: Mango, Hops, Bay leaf, Thyme, Lemongrass and basil – Potential Medical Benefits: Anti-anxiety and antidepressant, anti-inflammatory, antibiotic, sedative and antimutagenic. 

Nerolidol – Aroma: Apple, citrus, fruity, rose Potential Medical Benefits: anti-bacterial, anti-cancer, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, antifungal, antimicrobial anti-parasitic and inhibits growth of leishmaniasis. 

Ocimene – Aroma: sweet, fragrant, herbaceous, and woodsy – Potential Medical Benefits: Antiviral, antifungal, antiseptic, decongestant, antibacterial 

Pinene – Aroma: Pine or evergreen – Potential Medical Benefits: Antioxidant and insomnia. 

Flavonoids 

Flavonoids are the color- giving nutrients in all-living things and with over 6,000 types is one of the largest nutrient families known to science.  They give hemp it’s purple or bright green colors and are also known for their anti-inflammatory and antioxidant benefits. 

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