5 Reasons to try CBG

5 Reasons to try CBG


You’ve probably heard of CBD, but its precursor molecule, cannabigerol CBG, is still rising in popularity. CBG is considered a minor cannabinoid, but has potential for major benefits. It’s a single, original cannabinoid produced early in the cannabis plant’s growth cycle, and from there, all other cannabinoids are synthesized through different metabolic processes as the plant matures. 
In other words CBG is the “OG” of all cannabinoids. For this reason, you may hear it referred to as the “mother cannabinoid” because it “births” CBD and THC. It’s also responsible for bringing life to more than 100 other minor cannabinoids. Without CBG, you wouldn’t have all your favorite CBD products that you’ve grown to love.

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But why try CBG if you have CBD already? CBD has been favored in the past because it’s one of the most abundant cannabinoids found in cannabis (along with THC). Yet, more research has shown that CBG is incredibly effective in activating our CB1 receptors within the endocannabinoid system and regulating our hormones as a natural compound. CBG works with CBD, THC and all other cannabinoids as an entourage effect within our ECS. 

Let’s consider all the reasons to buy CBG online and try it today. 

  1. Potential health benefits of CBG

The studies on the potential health benefits of CBG are still in their early days. However, they have indicated potential health benefits such as:
  • anti-anxiety
  • anti-cancer
  • anti-depressant
  • stress reduction
  • appetite induction
  • eye health
  • inflammatory regulation
  • and analgesic (comfort aid)
  • anti-bacterial
  • neuroprotectant
  • muscle relaxer
Sounds too good to be true? This study explores the possibilities of applying minor cannabinoids in the treatment of glaucoma while this 2013 study examines the benefits of non-psychotropic plants on experimental inflammatory bowel disease. 
New studies are being done each day to explore how CBG may help to improve health, but the current research that exists is promising. With new laws being passed by congress more and more research is being conducted here in the United States giving us a better understanding of what all cannabinoids can do for us.
  1. You’ve tried CBD but haven’t gotten the expected results

If you’ve tried CBD oils, you may have been seeking a variety of results. You may have been looking for pain relief, anxiety management, or better sleep. Unfortunately, not everyone gets the results they are expecting (at least initially).
This could be for a variety of reasons. You may be expecting a miracle drug. You may have been using low-quality CBD. Or, you may just be a part of the 2% of the population that does not have an activated ECS. Each person (and their body) is unique, which means their experience with the same substance is different. There is no one size fits all with each individual endocannabinoid system. 
If you’re ready to give up on CBD, we recommend trying a product with a mix of minor cannabinoids like CBG (such as a full-spectrum CBD product) before you do. This may lead to a more potent effect and provide you with a healthier result. 
The presence of minor cannabinoids as well as terpenes can make a world of difference from standard CBD products.
  1. You find pure, clean, trusted CBD hard to find in stores

If you get weird feelings from the gas station attendant trying to sell you CBD products at the counter your gut may be trying to tell you something.  When using CBD based products it’s important to always use clean organic cannabis. 
Cheap products typically mean cheap production. This can lead to purity issues, products not manufactured with the right processes can leave behind traces of heavy metals, pesticides, and other impurities that could have a negative effect on your health instead of the positive benefits you hope to get from the cannabinoids. 
Cannabis and its byproducts have been legalized at the federal level. However, some states are still holding out, and some have specifically banned certain types of CBD products. That said, CBG is still relatively new, and most of those laws don’t mention the substance specifically. If you’re looking for a loophole, this is often an easy one to use.
Many people looking to buy it online or travel with it around the world use this to gain access to the product. However, we recommend that you’re careful and read the fine print. If there’s a blanket ban where you’re living or traveling on “all cannabis byproducts” then this would also apply to CBG.
  1. You want to balance out THC

If you’re currently using Delta-8 or Delta-9 THC as a therapeutic treatment, then you may be feeling side effects from the psychoactive cannabinoid. One common side effect is feeling “high” or intoxicated, which can make it difficult to function in daily life. Adding CBG or CBD products to this treatment may allow you to balance out the effects of the THC. CBG like CBD helps counteract the intoxicating effects of psychoactive cannabinoids such as Delta 8 and Delta 9 THC. 
  1. You’ve already incorporated CBD into your routine

If you’re already an avid user of CBD, then it may interest you to know that you can boost its effectiveness by mixing in CBG. Most of the research that exists today involves both CBD and CBG being taken together as full-spectrum. Most cannabis strains high in CBD and THC also, usually contain some amount of CBG.
As you’ve likely consumed CBG along with your CBD previously, figuring out the right amount of CBG and how it impacts your dose of CBD can be beneficial. There’s no clear-cut way to do this. For more people, it’s through trial and error and seeing what works best for the individual. 


KC Hemp Co. is your award-winning, family-oriented, boutique-style CBD company in Kansas City. Based out of Overland Park, KS we use only certified organic hemp and ingredients. Our handcrafted approach to production allows us to provide our customers with pure, clean, trusted cannabis products. Visit here if you’re interested in buying CBG online today!
This content is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent health related issues. We recommend consulting your healthcare practitioner before starting use of cannabis related products.
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