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CBD vs. CBG – Here’s Everything You Need to Know

What's the difference between CBD and CBG?
For CBD, think calm, everyday stress management.  For CBG, think uplifting, energizing. CBD vs. CBG – what’s the difference between CBD and CBG? Great question! To help understand the difference between CBD vs. CBG, it’s helpful to illustrate the benefits of each. So consider this: Throughout every single day, humans go through a variety of zig-zagging energy peaks and troughs. For example, you might feel an intense lag before your morning coffee, and then you’ll probably perk up once you’ve had your caffeine intake. Then later in the day, you might experience yet another slump after lunch. If you ever get sleepy around 2:00pm, you know what we’re talking about! Many people handle this by having another coffee, or this might be the time of day when you start to crave something sweet, usually in the form of chocolate or cola. Day in and day out, this cycle repeats itself, with only fleeting relief, often from coffee, colas, chocolate, and other sweet treats! Well, that’s where CBD and CBG come in! Aunt Bonnie has another way to help manage that daily energy-zapping roller coaster that’s just so exhausting. Many of Aunt Bonnie’s Full Spectrum hemp products contain both CBD & CBG so you can get the benefits of both cannabinoids working together.

Understanding the Difference Between CBD vs. CBG

CBD and CBG are two of the many natural components found within hemp plants. They’re called cannabinoids and they can each have a positive impact but in quite different ways. CBD is short for cannabidiol. CBD supports calm and relaxation for both body and mind. CBD has been shown to support increased focus and help maintain healthy sleep cycles while also aiding the management of everyday stress.* CBD oil in particular can even help reduce exercise-induced inflammation, which can help you lead a more active and enjoyable life. (If you ever feel too sluggish to hit the gym, CBD oil might be the solution!*) CBG is short for cannabigerol. It can support you in feeling uplifted and energized while helping to increase focus!* The feeling is entirely different from CBD, but it’s just the thing for that extra ~zing~ to get you through your afternoon meetings. When used together CBG increases the effect of CBD, this is known as the “Entorage Effect”.  Our Organic Full Spectrum CBD Oils contain hundreds of cannabinoids including CBG & CBD. The oil is delivered quickly and easily using a dropper, with its effects felt in 45 minutes to an hour, if not sooner. These oils help make CBD & CBG a super simple addition to your daily routine. Not to mention, they’re federally legal in all 50 states!  If your looking for more CBG, Our Organic Full Spectrum Extra Strength CBD oil has the highest concentration of CBG to CBD in our product line to help keep you feeling uplifted and calm.

CBD vs. CBG: A Question of ‘When’

No matter which product you choose, consistency is essential for your wellness routine. At Aunt Bonnie’s, we suggest experimenting to find the right times of day for your CBD routine based on your personal and unique peaks and slumps throughout the day. For example, many of our customers take our CBD oils or use our topicals in the morning and then again 30 minutes before bed to make the best use of the CBD soothing properties*. In the evening, this can contribute to a better night’s sleep, so you feel more rested when you wake up the next morning.* With a little trial and error and consistency, you’ll be able to figure out what works best for you, and if you stick with it, you might experience a reinvigorated lifestyle.  Use Full Spectrum Hemp Oil again at lunchtime if you experience a post-food coma and could use a boost.*

How Aunt Bonnie’s CBD & CBG Products Help

Around here, we always turn to Aunt Bonnie and the relaxed yet energetic lifestyle she’s able to lead with the help of Full Spectrum CBD and CBG products* Aunt Bonnie’s products are designed to support you, day-to-day, and moment-to-moment, enabling better sleep and more energy in your daily life for you to explore your passions.


That’s why, rather than viewing CBD vs. CBG as a face-off between two boxers in the ring, we see each as an essential and vital tool in your toolbox to help you better navigate the turbulent waters of life. CBD and CBG can help you manage the daily ups and downs*, no matter what that looks like, moment to moment.


With the daily strains of the 21st-century life, if you need an aid to help you relax, or at other times a pick-me-up (especially around that 2:00pm slump), our Full Spectrum product line can provide practical benefits that will support you along your wellness journey. Don’t hesitate to drop us a line if you have any questions!*


If you have any questions or concerns about CBD vs. CBG or would like more information on our excellent CBD and CBG products, don’t hesitate to contact us today! You can also click here to browse Aunt Bonnie’s CBD Products and stay connected by joining Aunt Bonnie on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, and LinkedIn, and join her mailing list for all the latest updates!


*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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