Cannabigerol

Cannabigerol (CBG, (E)-CBG, CBG-C5)
Chemical name(E)-2-(3,7-Dimethylocta-2,6-
dienyl)-5-pentylbenzene-1,3-diol
Chemical FormulaC21H32O2
Molecular mass316.48 g/mol
CAS numbers[2808-33-5], [25654-31-3] (E); [9500
1-70-0] undefined configuration.
Isomers: [25654-32-4] (Z)
SMILESOC1=CC(CCCCC)=CC(O)=C1C/C=C(C)/CC/
C=C(C)/C



Cannabigerol, also known as CBG, is a non-psychoactive Cannabinoid found in the Cannabis strain of plants. CBG is found in higher concentrations in the Indian Hemp plant, rather than THC-centered varieties of Cannabis.

CBG in Medicine

CBG is known to lower blood pressure in humans.

Legality

US,Ger.,EU Precursors: Unscheduled

See also

References

  • Answers.com Trichome/CBG 4/27/07
  • Science Daily Blood Pressure Reduction 4/27/07
  • THC-Pharm [https://biochem.thc-pharm.de/product_info.php?cPath=2_5&products_id=40 Cannabigerol Information] 4/27/07
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A psychoactive drug or psychotropic substance is a chemical substance that acts primarily upon the central nervous system where it alters brain function, resulting in temporary changes in perception, mood, consciousness and behavior.
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Cannabinoids are a group of terpenophenolic compounds present in Cannabis (Cannabis sativa L). The broader definition of cannabinoids refer to a group of substances that are structurally related to tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) or that bind to cannabinoid receptors.
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Hemp (from Old English hænep, see cannabis (etymology)) is the common name for plants of the genus Cannabis, although the term is often used to refer only to Cannabis strains cultivated for industrial (non-drug) use.
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Blood pressure (strictly speaking: vascular pressure) refers to the force exerted by circulating blood on the walls of blood vessels, and constitutes one of the principal vital signs.
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Cannabinoids are a group of terpenophenolic compounds present in Cannabis (Cannabis sativa L). The broader definition of cannabinoids refer to a group of substances that are structurally related to tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) or that bind to cannabinoid receptors.
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Medical cannabis refers to the use of the drug cannabis as a physician-recommended herbal therapy, most notably as an antiemetic. The term medical marijuana post-dates the U.S.
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Cannabinoids are a group of terpenophenolic compounds present in Cannabis (Cannabis sativa L). The broader definition of cannabinoids refer to a group of substances that are structurally related to tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) or that bind to cannabinoid receptors.
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Cannabidiol, also known as CBD, is an antipsychotic cannabinoid found in the hemp plant Cannabis sativa. It is a major constituent of the plant, representing up to 40% in its extracts.
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Cannabidivarine, also known as cannabidivarol or CBDV, is a non-psychoactive cannabinoid found in minor amounts in the hemp plant Cannabis sativa. It is an analog of cannabidiol (CBD) with the side-chain shortened by two CH2 groups.
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Cannabinol, also known as CBN, is a psychoactive cannabinoid found in the hemp plant Cannabis sativa. It is an oxidation product of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC).
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Cannabivarin, also known as cannabivarol or CBV, is a non-psychoactive cannabinoid found in minor amounts in the hemp plant Cannabis sativa. It is an analog of cannabinol (CBN) with the sidechain shortened by two CH2 groups.
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Cannabicyclol, also known as CBL, is a non-psychedelic cannabinoid found in the Cannabis species. CBL is a degradative product like CBN. Light converts CBC to CBL.

CDB in Cannabis is known to induce sleep.
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Tetrahydrocannabinol , also known as THC, Δ9-THC, Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol), Δ1-tetrahydrocannabinol (using an older numbering scheme), or dronabinol
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Tetrahydrocannabivarin, also known as tetrahydrocannabivarol, THCV, or THV, is a psychoactive cannabinoid found in in the hemp plant Cannabis sativa.
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CP 55,940, is a cannabinoid which mimics the effects of naturally occurring THC (the psychoactive compound found in marijuana). CP 55,940 was created by Pfizer in 1974 and was never marketed because of its highly psychoactive nature.
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HU-210 (Dexanabinol, Sinnabidiol) is a synthetic cannabinoid that was discovered around 1988 in the group of Dr Raphael Mechoulam at the Hebrew University. HU-210 is 100 to 800 times more potent than natural THC from cannabis and has an extended duration of action.
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WIN 55,212-2 is a drug described as an aminoalkylindole derivative, that produces effects similar to those of Cannabinoid derivatives such as THC but has an entirely different chemical structure.
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Nabilone is a synthetic cannabinoid with therapeutic use as an antiemetic and as an adjunct analgesic for neuropathic pain. It is a synthetic cannabinoid, which mimics the main ingredient of marijuana (THC) but it has more predictable side effects and causes no or minimal euphoria.
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Nabitan (Nabutam, Benzopyranoperidine) is a synthetic cannabinoid analog of dronabinol (Marinol).[1] It exhibits antiemetic and analgesic effects, most likely by binding to and activating CB1 and CB2 cannabinoid receptors.
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Levonantradol (Nantrodolum) is a synthetic cannabinoid analog of dronabinol (Marinol). It exhibits antiemetic and analgesic effects, most likely by binding to and activating CB1 and CB2 cannabinoid receptors.
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