CBC has been shown to promote bone growth, inhibit the spreading of cancer cells, aid in pain relief and reduce inflammation. Written by Anna Barberena.
While cannabichromene is considered one of the most common cannabinoids, it is rarely ever found in high quantities in mature cannabis. It does not produce much activity at the CB1 or CB2 sites but it still offers some potent therapeutic effects (2). Since it does not bind actively to the CB1 receptor, there is no direct intoxication associated with this cannabinoid. CBC has been shown to promote bone growth, inhibit the spreading of cancer cells, aid in pain relief and reduce inflammation (2). It is also a potent anti-microbial, antibacterial and antifungal agent (2). A preliminary study suggests that CBC produces significantly higher rates of cell death in gastrointestinal cancers (6).
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