How Does CBG Make You Feel? What Are The Effects of CBG?

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CBG might not be as well-known as other cannabinoids such as CBD and THC, but it’s making waves in the natural wellness community thanks to a number of health-supporting benefits.

CBD oil is often used to promote calming and therapeutic effects, while THC is famous (or infamous) for its psychoactive properties that cause feelings of euphoria, often referred to as a ‘high’. But natural CBG oil is different, and it’s captured the attention of scientists, researchers, and consumers around the world.

An Introduction to Natural CBG OilCBG

CBG, or cannabigerol, is a cannabinoid found in cannabis plants and hemp. There are over 100 other cannabinoids, so it’s no surprise that scientists are only now beginning to discover its health-promoting benefits.

The cannabinoid is found in much lower concentrations than other cannabinoids like CBD and THC because, as hemp plants mature, the high levels of CBGA (cannabigerolic acid) found in younger cannabis plants break down into CBDA and THCA (which are then converted into CBD and THC). Only then is leftover CBGA converted into CBG.

It was first isolated in 1964, but due to its low concentration (its concentration is only around 1% in most cannabis plants) and the negative associations with marijuana, the cannabinoid has flown under the radar until now.

Unlike THC, CBG oils won’t get you high, but more research is needed into the benefits that it offers for natural health, energy, and focus.

With the importance of natural CBG oil coming to light in recent years, scientists are working on breeding cannabis plants and hemp with higher concentrations of this elusive cannabinoid.

Understanding CBG and CBD Oil

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Both CBD and CBG oils support overall health and wellness, and the similarity lies in how they interact with the human endocannabinoid system.

Neither CBD nor CBG oils have psychoactive effects, but they can help balance your body’s responses to daily stressors, helping you feel calmer when overwhelmed.

The key difference between CBD and CBG is the amount of each present in the cannabis plant. CBD typically makes up 25% of the plant, and CBG only 1% in most cannabis strains.

CBG and CBD may work together synergistically to offer better results than when using either a CBG or CBD oil alone.

Effects of CBG on Health

While early research suggests that there is evidence to support the interaction of CBG with the body’s endocannabinoid system, more research is needed into the exact nature of these interactions and the potential benefits of CBG.

The endocannabinoid system (ECS), discovered in the early 1990’s, is thought to play a vital role in regulating and balancing key functions within the body, such as energy levels, appetite stimulation, and blood pressure.

It’s a complex cell signaling network made up of endocannabinoids, enzymes, and cannabinoid receptors that maintain homeostasis, creating optimal conditions within the body so that it functions properly.

Endocannabinoids, cannabinoids that occur naturally in the body, are similar to phytocannabinoids found in cannabis plants. Phytocannabinoids, such as CBD, CBG, and other minor cannabinoids, have been shown to interact with the ECS and may support the work it does in modulating your stress responses, pain sensation, sleep, and more.

How to Consume CBG Oil

The best way to consume CBG oil will depend on your brand and the results you are looking for.

Suppose you are using CBG oil for energy. In that case, it will usually be beneficial to choose a product that offers flexibility, allowing you to adjust your dosage and timing according to your needs.

Additionally, if you are sensitive to the taste of cannabinoids, you may want to choose a product that has been flavored and contains only isolated cannabinoids or one that can be consumed with food.

A Flexible SolutionBenefits of WAKE UP

WAKE UP CBD and CBG oil offers the flexibility you need as it’s:


You can consume it at any time of the day without worrying about psychoactive effects as CBD and CBG are non-intoxicating cannabinoids.


Both the CBD and CBG used in WAKE UP are isolates, so you’re getting pure CBD and CBG.

Cannovia's WAKE UP CBG and CBD Oil Drops.Flavored

Naturally flavored, the addition of peppermint essential oil makes consumption easy and pleasant.


With 12.5mg of pure CBD and 12.5mg of CBG per serving, you can enjoy the potential benefits of CBG with a concentrated dose.

How to take CBG OilA woman putting CBG oil under her tongue for more balanced energy.

Sublingual Consumption

Sublingual consumption is generally the preferred method of CBG ingestion. CBG consumed sublingually should be held under the tongue for 30 seconds before swallowing.

While the CBG oil is held under the tongue, it can be directly absorbed into the bloodstream for the quickest, most potent effects.

Consumption with Food CBGConsumption with Food

If you can’t face the thought of CBG oil under your tongue first thing in the morning, you can mix your healthful serving into your morning tea or coffee, or even your breakfast, then consume as usual.

Ingesting CBG oils this way will mean that it takes longer to experience the effects of the cannabinoid as it must first be digested, along with your breakfast and morning coffee, before it can be absorbed into the bloodstream and begin its work.

The Lifestyle Benefits of CBGA fit woman happily jogging with her pet dog in the woods early in the morning on a sunny day.

CBG isolate is a natural, non-psychoactive cannabinoid that offers lifestyle-supporting properties when combined with CBD isolate.

Because the CBG has been isolated from all other cannabinoids, including THC, there is no possibility of any psychoactive effects, nor will you experience the ‘sloth effect’ that is sometimes reported by users of full-spectrum CBG oil.

This is ideal for balance and maintained productivity as there is greater control over the ingredients, which means you have more flexibility regarding where and when you want to consume it.

Taking Natural CBG Oil for Energy: WAKE UP CBG and CBD Oil Drops

What’s on the label is what’s in the bottle!

Cannovia products are carefully crafted to offer a natural experience that supports your lifestyle.

If you’re looking for optimal results and improvements to your overall wellness, our range of products can help you on your way.

When to take Wake Up 2High Quality CBG Products from the Cannabis Plant

At Cannovia, we’re careful to source the best quality ingredients and prioritize extensive testing and refining as we develop products that meet your needs.

WAKE UP is designed to support you so that you feel on top of your game throughout the day.

Proprietary CBG Oil Blend

To help get your day off on the right foot, CBD and CBG isolate have been combined to produce a product primed to get you the results you need. And it can also be consumed at any time during the day when you feel yourself slowing down.

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This makes it an ideal alternative to energy drinks, coffee, and other stimulants, especially if you struggle with sleep issues.

Think of WAKE UP hemp oil as the morning pep talk you need to get your day started right, and when your energy starts flagging during the day, it can help with the motivation you need to keep going.

Even on those bad days, and they happen to all of us, our products can help you keep putting one foot in front of the other.

With only natural, gluten-free ingredients, Cannovia’s Wake Up oil is one of the building blocks for living your best life every moment of the day.

It also works in conjunction with our other CBD products, so browse our selection of high-quality options and find the combination that works for you.

Healthier, happier days are waiting for you!

Frequently Asked Questions About CBG

Will CBG oils get me high?Why Use CBG isolater FAQ

No, unlike THC, CBG oil has no psychotropic effects, so it will not give you a high.

Will CBG show on a drug test?

No, Cannovia’s WAKE UP drops use CBG and CBD isolate, so there is 0% THC.

CBG is not a restricted cannabinoid, so consumption of CBG oil is completely legal. In addition, there are no known incidences of CBG oil overdoses, and the few potential side effects are extremely mild.

To ensure that you get the results you are looking for and have a safe experience, you should choose natural USA-grown hemp-derived CBG oil from a reputable brand that provides third-party lab reports for all its products.

That way, you can check for yourself that there are no insecticides, fungicides, and heavy metals and that the levels of cannabinoids contained in the product are the same as those that the seller advertises.

How much WAKE UP should I use?

The recommended serving of WAKE UP oil is ½ a dropper one to three times a day as needed.

Ideally, it should be taken sublingually (under the tongue) and held for 30 seconds before swallowing.

Will CBG Oil give me energy FAQWill CBG oil give me energy?

While CBG oil is not psychoactive, it’s a popular choice for people who are looking to boost feelings of productivity, energy, and motivation naturally, whether at school, work, or out and about.

WAKE UP CBD and CBG oil has been carefully formulated to support your overall health and wellness goals.

It offers an uplifting experience with a number of potential health benefits thanks to a proprietary blend of CBD and CBG isolate for an all-natural product that supports physical comfort and mental calm.

Prioritizing optimized energy levels, this THC-free product allows you to avoid the ‘sloth effect’ that some experience when using full-spectrum CBG oil and other CBG products.

To start your day right, and enjoy the energy-supporting benefits of both CBD and CBG, try Cannovia’s THC-Free WAKE UP CBD and CBG Oil with 500mg of CBG and 500mg of CBD per bottle. It’s a high-strength CBD oil offering 12.5mg CBD and 12.5mg CBG per serving, more CBG than most products on the market.

When is the best time to take CBG oil?When to take Wake Up

CBG oils are associated with managing energy levels and are therefore usually consumed first thing in the morning to balance out productivity slumps during the day.

It’s for those times that you want to feel ‘bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, and you get to choose exactly when that is. If you want to feel at your best for an evening function, you could take your CBG dose just before.

WAKE UP offers a convenient, optimized combination of healthful cannabinoids to support a sense of readiness whenever you need it most.

Why use CBG isolate rather than full-spectrum CBG?

CBG isolate means that the industrial hemp has undergone further refinement, so trace amounts of THC, CBD, CBN, terpenes, and flavonoids present in full-spectrum CBG have been removed.

This allows for a more precise mix of ingredients that can be optimized to produce specific results. It also ensures that there are no THC interactions because the percentage of THC is 0.

While other beneficial cannabinoids that would have been available in a full-spectrum CBG product have been removed, the use of both CBG and CBD isolates allow for the precise control of how much CBG is consumed.

For products consumed in the workplace where there may still be negative associations with even low levels of THC, this is an added benefit compared to using full-spectrum CBG oil.

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