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CBD VS CBG: The Differences

How to Know Which is Better for You



While CBD is extremely well known, many people hear "CBG" and think, "well, what's that?" So, how do you know which would be a better fit for you? Keep reading to learn the differences in CBD and CBG.


CBD stands for cannabidiol. CBG stands for cannabigerol. CBG is a type of CBD. Both are non-intoxicating and are found in cannabis plants.


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How are CBD and CBG Made?


As the cannabis plant matures, CBG-A (acidic form of CBG) breaks down into CBG, CBD, TCH and CBC.


How do CBD and CBG interact?


CBD interacts mostly with the endocannabinoid system indirectly. CBG is known to interact with brain's CB1 and CB2 cannibinoid system directly.


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Similarities between CBD and CBG:

  • Non-pshchoactive

  • Extracted from hemp

  • Works with endocannabinoid system

  • Offers several benefits


What does CBG offer that CBD does not?

  • Binds to both cannabinoid receptors

  • Converts into other cannabinoids

  • Present only in hemp's early growth cycle



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Benefits of CBD:

  • Can relieve pain such as arthritis, MS, spinal cord injuries, chronic and muscle pain

  • Could reduce stress, anxiety and depression

  • May alleviate cancer-related symptoms

  • May help to reduce acne

  • Neuroprotective properties to treat Alzheimers, MS, Parkinson's or Stroke

  • Benefit Heart Heath

  • Increases blood flow to tissues

  • Treatment for Epilepsy


Benefits of CBG:

  • Fights inflammation, pain, nausea

  • Works to slow proliferation of cancer cells

  • Reduces intraocular eye pressure caused by glaucoma

  • Helps to treat IBS, Crohn's disease and cancer

  • Bone stimulant

  • Brain cell stimulant

  • Antidepressant and emotional regulation

  • Ant-insomnia

  • Antibacterial agent to fight bacteria such as MRSA and fungi


Which is Better?


This can vary based on lifestyle and our bodies as individuals. These two cannabinoids typically work best together so it's important to test each individually to see which fits your needs best. They are extremely similar in several ways, however, they do have their differences and can effect you differently.


Before purchasing CBD or CBG, please research side effects of both and decide which would work best for you and your lifestyle. If you decide to purchase from Nuvita (code MYLIFE10 to save), send me a DM on Instagram (@mylifedailyblog or click the link) and let me know! I would also love to answer any questions you may have on the product.


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