Cannabinoids Explained: CBD, CBG, & CBN
The cannabis plant is made up of many different naturally occurring compounds that interact with our bodies, called cannabinoids. For many years, THC and CBD have been the king of these cannabinoids, but there are many others making waves in the industry. In this post, we will look at the different cannabinoids available, how they can help meet certain health goals, and finally, what products you can find these in at the store.
Cannabinoids can be classified into three main groups; Phytocannabinoids, Endocannabinoids, and synthetic cannabinoids created in a lab. Phytocannabinoids are found in the cannabis plant, and some other plants. Endocannabinoids, or endogenous cannabinoids, are found in the bodies of mammals. For this blog, we will be discussing phytocannabinoids found in the cannabis plant.
With over 150 different cannabinoids found inside the cannabis plant, new discoveries are being made on their usefulness. While research is promising, it should be noted that these compounds and products containing them are yet to be FDA-Approved. Aside from THC and CBD, two cannabinoids are proving to be rising stars; CBG and CBN.
Cannabigerol, or CBG, is known as the ‘mother’ of all cannabinoids. It is the parent molecule that other cannabis compounds are created from, even THC. Many manufacturers adding CBG to their products believe that it contains a larger range of health benefits than other cannabinoids, and enhances all other cannabinoids with a powerful entourage effect. Scientists have suggested CBG could decrease the effects of depression, IBS, as therapy for psoriasis, and as an analgesic.
Cannabinol, CBN for short, has become a very popular natural sedative. As the cannabis plant ages, THC breaks down into CBN. As it interacts with our Endocannabinoid system, CBN binds with receptors that help us sleep. Many manufacturers in the THC and CBD markets have found that CBN is easy to produce, and that products containing CBN become immediate top-sellers.
If you’re looking to incorporate CBD, CBG, and CBN into your cannabis routine, there are many options in store for you to try. For CBD only items, check out the Airo Pods CBD line, Abacus CBD Flower, Smokiez CBD Gummies, and Lazarus Naturals Tincture. We have many THC:CBD Ratio products, including capsules, gummies, chocolates, and vapes. Our THC:CBG lineup includes Missouri’s Own Coffee Pods & Green Apple Gummies, Gron Blueberry Lemonade Pearls & Blue Razzleberry Mega Pearl, Goodnight Gummies, and Vivid Morning Mint Tincture. You can find THC:CBN available in Keef Blueberry Lemon Life Water, Clovr Mint Chocolate Bars, Robhots Night Time Gummies, Gron Blackberry Lemonade Pearls & Blackberry Mega Pearl, Missouri’s Own Blackberry Gummies, and Vivid Goodnight Grape Tincture.
With so many products to choose from, be sure to chat with your budtender on your next visit to help you navigate the options. As the research and technology continues to evolve in the cannabis industry, you can count on The Farmer’s Wife for always having cutting edge products available for you to help enhance your life.