Is CBG the Next CBD? Here’s What You Should Know

Plus a clear breakdown of the differences between CBD, THC, and CBG.

By now, most of us are fairly familiar with the trendiest new ingredient on the block, cannabidiol (aka CBD). But cannabigerol (CBG) is another interesting non-psychoactive cannabinoid derived from the cannabis plant. Most cannabis genetics only contain trace amounts of CBG—about 1%—but its properties are garnering attention from health professionals and consumers regardless.

To help us better understand CBG and how it differs from CBD, we spoke with Matthew L. Mintz, MD, FACP, an internist and primary care physician practicing in Bethesda, Md. He is also a clinical associate professor of medicine at The George Washington University School of Medicine.

– Read the entire article at Real Simple.

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