In this article, we would like to draw your attention to the little-known cannabichrom, namely CBC. Scientists came across this cannabinoid more than 50 years ago. Both THC and CBD and CBC come from cannabigerol acid (CBGA). CBC transforms from CBGA into cannabichrome carboxylic acid (CBCA) and then after exposure to heat or ultraviolet light in CBC. The benefits of cbc are extremely promising. In 2011, The Journal of Toxicology reported that CBC is actually the second quantitative cannabinoid (after THC) in some strains of marijuana.
CBC unlike THC has no intoxicating properties, the reason for this is a weak connection to CB1 cannabinoid receptors in the brain. But CBC binds to other receptors in our body, among other receptors that are responsible for experiencing pain, waniloid receptor 1 (TRPV1) and ankryna 1 (TRPA1). After activation of these receptors, elevated levels of natural endocannabinoids, among other anandamide, are released.
Researchers have found that CBC works synergistically with other cannabinoids , that is, complement each other, in parallel.
CBC healing predisposition
- fights pain research
CBD and CBC and other cannabinoids work together to combat pain and depression and mutual strengthening (2011 studies have shown to combat pain at the level of the spine and pain associated with arthritis and bones).
- antidepressants and improves mood. Research
- effects on cancer cells
In combination with phytocanabinnoid produced naturally by our body called CBC anandamide can help us if cancer is found. It is cused to slow down the collection of anandamide, thus it remains longer in the bloodstream (breast cancer, tumors). Research
- CBC increases cerebral cell life
Recent research shows that CBC can help develop the brain and has a very large impact on neurogenesis (the birth of neurons). Until recently, there was a view that in the elderly there is no process of developing new nerve cells. Scientist Maríi Lloreyns-Martín says that in the hippocampus, that is, the part of the brain responsible for memory and emotions, proteins proving that neurons were still forming and transforming there were detected. In her opinion, this is evidenced by the still-occurring in humans of adult nervous stem cells , from which new, mature neurons and glial cells can be formed. Conclusion : New cells in the brain form all their lives!
As Dr. Xia Jiang of the University of Saskatchewan acknowledged, one of the first scientists to discover the unusual effects of marijuana said in an interview with Science Daily:
"Most" drugs "inhibit neurogenesis. Only marijuana promotes neurogenesis. " source
Study by Italian scientists in 2013 It has shown that CBC promotes brain growth in adults, especially in combination with CBD and CBG.
In addition, CBDA and CBD activate serotonin receptors in the body. Serotonin is involved in regulating sleep, mood, anxiety and nausea is a kind of neurotransmitter found in the brain.
Serotonin or serotonin decomposing enzyme (monoaminooxidase) strongly stimulate neurogenesis and can increase the number of resulting cells by up to 20-40%.
- antiedema and anti-inflammatory effects
Recent animal studies have shown that CBC may reduce swelling (swelling), enterocolitis and gastrointestinal inflammation. Interestingly, CBC seems to fight inflammation without activating cannabinoid receptors, as does other cannabinoids. This may explain why CBC creates a stronger anti-inflammatory effect, combined with other cannabinoids especially THC. Research
In 2010, researchers at the Medical College of Virginia found that CBC has anti-inflammatory effects without THC, but the combination of both cannabinoids leads to better results, even if the dose is so small that THC does not cause psychoactive effects. Research
- antifungal and antibacterial effects
One of the first studies on cannabis chromosomes was published in 1981. by the University of Mississippi. In this study, researchers found that CBC has a strong antibacterial effect on various bacteria, including E. coli and staphylococcus (S. aureus). In addition, it was found that CBC works against numerous mushrooms, e.g. black mold / Aspergillus Niger. Source
From previous articles we know that CBD affects acne. While studying other cannabinoidow for the same effects, it turned out that CBC is a potent acne inhibitor. Acne is a skin disease that is characterized by excessive production of sebum and inflammation of the sebaceous glands. CBC exhibited strong anti-inflammatory properties and also suppressed excessive lipid production in the sebaceous glands. CBC has also reduced the level of arachidonic acid (AA), which is needed to create lipogenesis. Further research is being conducted, but CBC may one day become a very effective anti-acne drug. Research
Positive CBC effects include:
- Anti-inflammatory and analgesic in combination with THC
- Inhibits cancer ouster growth
- Positive effects on the growth of brain cells
- Antiedema and anti-inflammatory effects
- Stops the development of mushrooms
- Inhibits bacterial growth
- Helpful in controlling pain
- Stimulates bone growth