Cannabigerol is a chemical found in the Cannabis sativa plant. It does not affect thinking like some of the other chemicals in this plant.

Cannabigerol may affect certain chemicals in the body to lower cholesterol, protect the brain and nerves, and reduce swelling.

There is interest in using cannabigerol for abnormal levels of cholesterol or blood fats, Huntington disease, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), and to stimulate appetite.

How does it work ?

Uses & Effectiveness ?

We currently have no information for CANNABIGEROL (CBG) Uses.

Side Effects

When taken by mouth: There isn't enough reliable information to know if cannabigerol is safe or what the side effects might be.

Special Precautions and Warnings

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There isn't enough reliable information to know if cannabigerol is safe to use when pregnant or breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

Interactions ?

We currently have no information for CANNABIGEROL (CBG) Interactions.


There isn't enough reliable information to know what an appropriate dose of cannabigerol might be. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult a healthcare professional before using.
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