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The Antimicrobial Activity of Cannabinoids

The Antimicrobial Activity of Cannabinoids

The Antimicrobial Activity of Cannabinoids
There’s no doubt that antibiotics are one of the most important scientific discoveries for mankind. In fact, antibiotics save countless lives every year and fights against some of the most dangerous bacterial infections.
However, as scientists have yet to discover new types of antibiotics, and every year pathogens become more resistant to current drugs, it is important to find new antimicrobial agents that bacteria have not become resistant to.
For this reason, researchers are looking into the antibacterial properties of several compounds found in the cannabis plant.

CBG and Its Impact on Neurodegenerative Diseases

CBG and Its Impact on Neurodegenerative Diseases

What is CBG?
At the moment, businesses market cannabigerol as a dietary supplement. However, it’s really an unregulated molecule within cannabis plants. CBG is also the precursor of delta-9-THC, CBD, and other cannabinoids. Yet, these compounds have different physiological effects, from appetite stimulation to anti-inflammatory properties. But what’s interesting about CBG is that it has a high affinity against the a-2 adrenoceptor. Based on this, researchers imply that it could help address symptoms of ADHD, post-traumatic stress disorder, and other conditions.

Cannabis Terpenes: What They Do

Cannabis Terpenes: What They Do

By: James Brooks What Are Terpenes? Think back to the last time you noticed the fragrance of your favorite plant. Most likely, the aromas you took in were the result of terpenes, an aromatic compound that you find in several plants, including the cannabis plant, in...

HEMP VS CANNABIS: WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE? And what is CBG and CBC?

HEMP VS CANNABIS: WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE? And what is CBG and CBC?

Hemp vs. Cannabis and the Benefits of Cannabinoids By: James Brooks When it comes to hemp, marijuana, and an assortment of cannabinoid products, society's views on Cannabis are changing. Yet, it's safe to say that several misconceptions are still prevalent about the...