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Cannabigerol




Cannabigerol (CBG, (E)-CBG, CBG-C5)
Chemical name (E)-2-(3,7-Dimethylocta-2,6-
dienyl)-5-pentylbenzene-1,3-diol
Chemical Formula C21H32O2
Molecular mass 316.48 g/mol
CAS numbers [2808-33-5], [25654-31-3] (E); [9500
1-70-0] undefined configuration.
Isomers: [25654-32-4] (Z)
SMILES OC1=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.


Additional recommended knowledge

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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 Cannabigerol Information 4/27/07


 
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