Cannabinoids 101: Guide to CBD, CBG, & CBN

Browsing through CBD products can feel like alphabet soup. But these labels aren’t misprints. In recent years, the popularity of cannabinoids has led to several new varieties being introduced to the market. And each offers specific health benefits. As the FDA continues to conduct its own research, there are numerous anecdotal studies and independent research that support these claims.

Knowing what product is best for you is a matter of preference and need. Three of the industry-leading products are explained below.

CBD

CBD has grown into big business. By 2022, cannabidiol sales are expected to reach approximately $1.8 billion in the U.S. alone. And there are no signs of slowing down. Since CBD is found in both marijuana and hemp, it is easily cultivated and readily available. Sold in edibles, oils, tinctures, and ointments, CBD is cost-effective and widely considered as the best for beginners.

CBG

Cannbigerol is the parent molecule of all synthesized products. Since THC, CBD, and CBN are all derived from this, it’s often referred to as the “mother” of all cannabinoids. CBG is much more difficult to extract. However, many companies are starting to produce more. In fact, many experts predict that CBG will lead the next wave of cannabinoid supplements. It is predicted to be more powerful and have greater comprehensive benefits. It’s mostly used right now in conjunction with other cannabinoids to enhance the individual properties of each.

CBN

Known as cannabinol, CBN is unique. Unlike the others on this list, CBN is derived … Read more ... “Cannabinoids 101: Guide to CBD, CBG, & CBN”