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  • by Nicola Boulton August 18, 2022 5 min read

    How To Make CBG Oil

    You may have heard THC and CBD, but you should start to think beyond these well-known compounds and learn about CBG, a chemical in the cannabis plant. CBG is a 'minor' cannabinoid, but it offers several benefits.

     CBG is a non-psychoactive compound that contains a powerful therapeutic effect. Studies have shown that CBG is effective in decreasing inflammation, treating infections, treating glaucoma, managing bladder dysfunctions, protecting neurons, and reducing the growth of cancer cells, among other potential benefits. You are probably wondering how to use CBG? There are several ways you can consume CBG, but the best and easiest way is to consume it through oil. Are you interested in making CBG oil? It is very easy. This article will uncover how to make CBG oil. Just follow these steps to enjoy the therapeutic properties. Get ready for CBG.

    How To Make CBG Oil

    What is CBG?

    Did you know that the cannabis plant contains over 120 cannabinoid compounds? How many compounds do you know? Interestingly, the best-known compounds are CBD and THC. However, CBG is gaining popularity, and researchers are interested in investigating its therapeutic benefits. CBG is a compound obtained from the cannabis plant. It contains Cannabigerol acid, making it a superior cannabinoid because other cannabinoids are an acidic form of CBG. CBG is found in small quantities in the cannabis plant compared to CBD and THC.

    Another important point is that CBG is highly concentrated in the young cannabis plant. This indicates that fully developed cannabis plants contain small quantities of CBG and higher concentrations of CBD and THC. CBG plays a special role in wellness. Stahl& Vasudevan (2020)  reported that CBG contains antibacterial benefits by testing it against Staphylococcus aureus. Firth et al.  (2019) reported the beneficial effect on inflammatory disease, and the Psychopharmacology journal reported beneficial effects on eating and body weight control. With this high-quality evidence, why not try this 'magical compound'?

    What Is CBG Oil

    CBG oil is extracted from cannabigerol. CBG oil is either full spectrum containing less than 0.3% of THC or broad-spectrum. The important point is that the extraction process is legal if only it is extracted with help. The extraction of CBG oil was legalized in the USA in 2018 at the federal level. Thus, CBG oil has become increasingly popular. As you learn how to make CBG oil and its therapeutic effects, remember that CBG does not have a psychoactive effect.

    How to Make CBG Oil

    The demand for CBG oil is high while the supply is low, thus making it expensive. The good news is that you can make CBG oil. The most important thing is to have a selection of cannabis strains with high levels of CBG. Some cannabis strains that contain high CBG include Jack frost CBG (13.5% CBG), Super glue CBG (22% CBG), Lemon Cream Diesel CBG (20% CBG), and Panakeia (18% CBG). Follow the recipe below;


    • Mason Jar for water-bath canning
    • Strainer to remove unwanted particle
    • Tincture bottle for storing the oil
    • Crock-pot
    • Baking sheet


    • Cannabis flower (a quarter ounce).
    • Coconut oil -acts as a binding agent


    Step 1

    Decarb the hemp flower using the right temperature (250 F). Use the grinder to break the buds into small pieces. Put the chopped flower onto the baking sheet, put them into the oven for 45 minutes, and let it cook evenly. Keep cooking the hemp flowers until they turn brown. Note that decarbing is important as it guarantees a high-quality final product.

    Step 2

    Add the cup of coconut oil to the decarbed flower.   Put the decarbed flower into the mason jar and seal.

    Step 3

    Add water into the Crock-pot and put the mason jar containing the mixture of flour and oil.   Heat the mixture for 4 hours.

    Step 4

    Once the allowed time has ended, use the strainer to separate oil from plant materials. Put the oil into the tincture jar, label it and store it in a dark place.

    What Potential Benefits Does CBG Oil Bring To The Table?

    Like CBD, CBG has therapeutic effects. To get these benefits, use pure CBG oil. Oseyko et al. (2019) recommended broad-spectrum oil as it contains organic hemp oil. Even though the supply of CBG oil is low, making the product much more expensive, you can make your CBG oil by following the above steps.

    Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    Across the group, many people are suffering from bowel inflammation. The condition is incurable; hence it is a painful and disruptive disease. However, there is scientific evidence that cannabis positively impacts IBD. Mattos et al.  (2013) concluded that CBG reduced inflammation in mice. Martínez et al.  (2020) suggested that CBG oil's therapeutic effects are used in treating IBD by reducing the production of nitric acid, recurring abdominal pain, and improving appetite.


    Glaucoma is an eye condition due to high pressure in the eye. The condition damages the optic nerve and causes blindness. However, numerous scientific researches have reported that cannabinoids contain neuroprotection properties that lower the intraocular pressure. Yorio et al.  (2020) indicated that administering CBG showed an increase in aqueous humor outflow, which is responsible for intraocular pressure maintenance.

    Huntington's Disease

    It is an inherited disease that affects the brain's nerve cells. The disease is incurable and impacts a person's quality of life. However, Díaz et al.  (2016) reported that CBG oil has neuroprotective properties for treating HD.

    Antibacterial Properties

    Infections such as Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus occur due to staph bacteria. The bacteria are resistant to many antibiotics due to genetic mutations. According to Schofs et al.  (2021), CBG oil has antibacterial properties for eradicating staph bacteria.

    Appetitive Loss

    Did you know that CBG oil is used to stimulate appetite?   According to Nahler et al.  (2019), CBG is a non-psychoactive plant that acts as an appetite stimulant. It binds to the serotonin receptors, reducing an upset stomach and increasing appetite.


    CBG oil is non-psychoactive-meaning that you will not feel high. CBG has many potential health benefits, including tertian glaucoma, fighting cancer, and increased appetite, among other positive effects. CBG oil is a cutting-edge product that has helped many people live a wellness lifestyle. The oil is so amazing as it is naturally occurring, hence its healing potential. The bad news is that manufacturers of CBG oil are experiencing difficulty in production. However, the article has highlighted the steps you need to make CBG oil. CBG oil works best for you.


    Díaz-Alonso, J., Paraíso-Luna, J., Navarrete, C., Del Río, C., Cantarero, I., Palomares, B., ... & Muñoz, E. (2016). VCE-003.2, a novel cannabigerol derivative, enhances neuronal progenitor cell survival and alleviates symptomatology in murine models of Huntington’s disease. Scientific reports, 6(1), 1-15.

    Firth, J., Marx, W., Dash, S., Carney, R., Teasdale, S. B., Solmi, M., ... & Sarris, J. (2019). The effects of dietary improvement on symptoms of depression and anxiety: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Psychosomatic medicine, 81(3), 265.

    Mattos, G. E., Heinzmann, J. M., Norkowski, S., Helbling, J. C., Minni, A. M., Moisan, M. P., & Touma, C. (2013). Corticosteroid-binding globulin contributes to the neuroendocrine phenotype of mice selected for extremes in stress reactivity. J Endocrinol, 219(3), 217-229.

    Martínez, V., Iriondo De-Hond, A., Borrelli, F., Capasso, R., Del Castillo, M. D., & Abalo, R. (2020). Cannabidiol and other non-psychoactive cannabinoids for prevention and treatment of gastrointestinal disorders: useful nutraceuticals?. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 21(9), 3067.

    Nahler, G., Jones, T. M., & Russo, E. B. (2019). Cannabidiol and contributions of major hemp phytocompounds to the “entourage effect”; possible mechanisms. J. Altern. Complementary Integr. Med, 5.

    Stahl, V., & Vasudevan, K. (2020). Comparison of efficacy of cannabinoids versus commercial oral care products in reducing bacterial content from dental plaque: A preliminary observation. Cureus, 12(1).

    Schofs, L., Sparo, M. D., & Sanchez Bruni, S. F. (2021). The antimicrobial effect behind Cannabis sativa. Pharmacology Research & Perspectives, 9(2), e00761.

    Oseyko, M., Sova, N., Lutsenko, M., & Kalyna, V. (2019). Chemical aspects of the composition of industrial hemp seed products. Ukrainian Food Journal, 8(3), 544-559.

    Yorio, T., Patel, G. C., & Clark, A. F. (2020). Glucocorticoid-induced ocular hypertension: origins and new approaches to minimize. Expert Review of Ophthalmology, 15(3), 145-157.

    Nicola Boulton
    Nicola Boulton

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