Guide to CBN (Cannabinol): Effects, Benefits and Risks to Know

Cannabinol, commonly known as CBN, is a minor cannabinoid (typically found in less than 1% concentration in cannabis) that has gained popularity and demand recently. Because CBD and THC are much more abundant in the plant and more popular, they have been the focus of studies and interest to date. But increasingly this has shifted to minor cannabinoids including CBN …

Overview of CBG (Cannabigerol) and its Benefits, Effects and Risks

In recent years, there has been growing interest in the potential uses and benefits of CBG, or cannabigerol. This lesser-known minor cannabinoid from cannabis has been touted for its various medicinal and antioxidative properties. These include the ability to help with pain and mood, support lower inflammation, aid with neuroprotection and help improve sleep. Let’s explore CBG and its potential …

How Does CBD Oil Work? Guide to the Endocannabinoid System

Most of CBD oil’s powerful therapeutic effects don’t come from CBD itself, but rather the biological responses it stimulates from the endocannabinoid system. This unique system in the body is responsible for the health-promoting properties of cannabinoids like inflammation reduction, lowered anxiety, better sleep and strengthened immunity. It has metabolic links and signalling pathways to many other critical areas of …

CBD vs. THC: Top 5 Differences in Benefits & Effects

It’s easy to get confused between CBD and THC. However, these are two separate and distinct cannabinoids, each having entirely different sources, effects, benefits, risks and legality. The cannabis plant naturally produces both. This is why they are frequently mixed up, as each is extracted from a similar source. In Australia, though, CBD is drawn from low-THC industrial hemp plants, …