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CBG, or cannabigerol, is a lesser-known cannabinoid found in the hemp plant. While CBD and THC are more widely recognized, CBG is garnering interest for its unique therapeutic properties.

In hemp, CBG is typically found in low concentrations compared to CBD. However, it is often found in full-spectrum hemp extracts.

CBG interacts with the body’s Endocannabinoid System, which regulates various physiological processes such as mood, appetite, pain sensation, and immune function. Some distinct benefits of CBG in hemp-derived products include:

  1. Neuroprotective effects: Studies suggest that CBG can have neuroprotective properties.
  2. Antidepressant effects: CBG has shown promise in preclinical studies for its potential antidepressant effects, although further research is needed in humans.
  3. Appetite stimulation: CBG may have appetite-stimulating effects, similar to THC.
  4. Antibacterial properties: CBG has shown antibacterial properties in some studies, suggesting its potential in combating bacterial infections.
  5. Pain Relief: CBG can also have analgesic properties and could potentially help alleviate pain.