CBG is responsible for most of the medical effects in the cannabis plant but many aren’t aware that this chemical even exists. That’s because CBG works behind the scenes, which scientists have only recently started to investigate.
CBG is non-psychoactive and can be thought of as the “stem cell” of these chemicals. CBG is quickly converted to other cannabinoids by enzymes in the cannabis plant, which explains the low concentration of CBG in most strains. Besides its role in forming other cannabinoids, CBG has a number of important medical effects of its own.