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Cannabinoid Clinic: CBGV

Updated: Mar 24, 2023

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CBGV molecular structure


What is CBGV?

Cannabigerovarin (CBGV), a minor cannabinoid, is the varin version of cannabigerol (CBG). It results from CBGVA, the "meta" acidic precursor in cannabis that also morphs into CBDVA (which results in cannabidivarin, or CBDV) and THCVA (producing tetrahydrocannabivarin, or THCV). Under the right environmental conditions, CBGV may morph into cannabidiol (CBD).


"The scant research that is available for CBGV indicates that it may play a role in treating cancer, dry skin, and pain."

The scant research that is available for CBGV indicates that it may play a role in treating cancer, dry skin, and pain. More studies are needed to clarify the biochemical role of CBGV, with a focus on clinical trials involving human subjects.


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