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CBD Hemp Flower versus CBG Hemp Flower: How do they differ and what are the benefits? A guest post by our friend Meagan Pilawski, M.S. - Medical CannabisCheck out her work with the Medicated Pamphlet here.   We’ve heard a lot about the benefits of CBD hemp flower in the past years, but what is this “CBG” that has been trending lately? There’s a few key differences. Let’s review below:   First, how does it develop on hemp flower? Both CBD oil trichomes and CBG oil trichomes, found on hemp flowers, come from the precursor cannabigerolic acid (CBGa) and are developed over the lifecycle...

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Have you ever muttered the statement to yourself, what if trees could talk?  Well what if I was to tell you... They can.  And they do! And the craziest part, it all starts with cake! Welcome to the first installment of our “Learning from the Forests” series on the BioPhiles.  The BioPhiles is an open source exploration of biomimicry science. Dude... What the heck is that? Biomimicry is the process of imitating natural biological designs and systems in engineering or invention. Basically, it’s the idea that nature has already solved all our problems and it’s up to us to figure...

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Oregon State University and Oregon Health & Science University, found that cannabigerolic (CBGa) and Cannabidiolic (CBDa) acids bind to the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein, blocking a critical step in the process the virus uses to infect people and is equally as effective against the currently known variants.

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