GPR55, cancer and CBD

June 04, 2019 5 min read

GPR55, cancer and CBD

CBD has been discussed enough among the experts and the beginners who are trying to get hold of some knowledge regarding the organic ingredient present in the cannabis plants. Other than that, not only CBD, but THC is also equally given importance due to the fact both of these natural components of the cannabis plant are termed as CB1 and CB2 due to the following reasons:

1. Both of them have similar properties and effects apart from the one massive difference that is the THC being a psychoactive ingredient while the CBD being the non-psychoactive one.

2. Both of them were earlier supposed to be the only two components of the cannabis plant because the other one was yet to be discovered, i.e. CB3.

However, while everyone is already aware of the fact that CBD and THC have different effects on the brain, one being positive and the other one negative, the third component that has been declared as the CB3, GPR55. This is the main reason for the recent movements in the scientific world that is allowing more experiments and research to follow in order to get to the lead that explains its functions, origin, and effects on the human body.

What is GPR55?

GPR55, G protein-coupled receptor 55, is a natural ingredient that was later found in 1999 in the cannabis plant along with the CBD and THC. This development was late obviously because of which its name, effect, and link with the CBD were still undiscussed. While the scientists were still studying the subject of CBD and cancer procedures, they discovered a similar component like that of CBD and THC that reacts to the human body in a certain way but is definitely different from of them.

This one later turned out to be the third element of the cannabis plant termed as CB3. The GPR55 gene that allows this receptor to affect the human body is natural because of which its importance increases. This is due to the fact that the GPR55 gene is supposed to react to the GPR55 as CB3 for the procedure or damage, mainly for cancer. For this purpose, the research is still going on that will explain the true and genuine effects of CB3 clearly to create awareness about it for all the right reasons.

Does GPR55 have a negative effect in the cancer procedures?

While both CBD and THC have different effects on the human body and brain, GPR55 is no different. The fact that it was discovered in relevance with the other natural ingredients makes it obvious to believe that it has got something to do with dealing with cancer in one way or the other.

The research was then made successful with a conclusion that the more the GPR55 is activated in the body; the increased are the chances of cancer reproduction cells. This was a big trauma that came as a shock to people who believed in cannabis to be the ultimate organic products for cancer and something related to it can have a negative effect in this regard. It was concluded that GPR55 bounds the effects of CBD which later allows the body to react with the GPR55 gene, as a result of which cancer spreads in the body instead of dealing with it.

What are the other effects of GPR55?

Apart from the above-mentioned facts from the popular scientific research and authentic sources, it was later discovered that GPR55 can be used as a cancer-fighting receptor with the help of different types of the methods and research that later proved to be genuine and effective following certain experiments. Here are some of the facts related to GPR55 and its effects on the cancer procedures and the relevance of the other two components, CB1 and CB2.

• GPR55 can be made to bind the cancer cell reproduction, because of the benefit that it has in the form of the GPR55 gene that is naturally present in the human body.

• As far as the research is concerned, one thing that the scientists were sure about was that anything that is naturally there in the body cannot produce negative effects and surely can be used as an effective and useful product for dealing with different illness, especially cancer.

• The same study that showed that GPR55 is harmful to the cancer procedures also suggested that if GPR55’s increased activity stimulates any type of cancer then it can be controlled for sure if it is decreased or reduced to some level with the help of the successful research and experiments.

• GPR55 is also related to the CBD and THC which eventually means that just like both these elements, the third one must possess some natural properties that can be used for the process of dealing with chronic diseases and cancer.

• The effects of GPR55 in terms of cancer procedures has come to the conclusion that states that the dose and intensity of the organic ingredient are two of the many factors on which its effect is dependent. Therefore, any declaration cannot yet be believed when it comes to the effects of GPR55 because of the confusions surrounding the consequences that the natural ingredient might be the result of.

An insight to the popular study of CBD and cancer with the help of GPR55

While the confusion still remains there, chances are high that GPR55 will soon be declared as the harmless natural ingredient to battle cancer because of the latest developments that signify that the effects of GPR55 can be controlled with the help of the GPR55 gene that is there in the body for some positive reason. Unlike the non-authentic and fake investigations, GPR55 is turning out to be one of the most influential elements of the cannabis plant that can be utilized for the best intentions of dealing with cancer by reducing the cancer cells reproduction.

GPR55, cance and CBD are related to each other in some way or the other. This is due to reasons that just like CBD’s beneficial effects; GPR55 is also turning out to be the one with almost similar properties, i.e. its relation with the natural endocannabinoid system, that can be definitely used for dealing with cancer in the long run by producing some effectively positive results.

This article was written by an independent and third-party author specialising in CBD, hemp and cannabis research. Any opinion, advice or recommendation expressed in the article does not reflect the opinion of Formula Swiss AG or any of our employees. We do not make any claims about any of our products and refer to our disclaimer for more information.


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