Your Ultimate Glossary of CBD Terms

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  • Broad Spectrum
    Broad spectrum CBD is CBD that has been extracted from the cannabis plant with all of the other compounds from the plant except for THC. That means it contains terpenes, essential oils, and other cannabinoids from the plant.
  • cannabinoid
    any of a group of closely related compounds which include cannabinol and the active constituents of cannabis.
  • Cannabis
    Cannabis, also known as marijuana among other names, is a psychoactive drug from the Cannabis plant used for medical or recreational purposes. The main psychoactive part of cannabis is tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), one of the 483 known compounds in the plant, including at least 65 other cannabinoids.
  • CBD
    Cannabidiol (CBD) is a cannabis compound that has significant medical benefits, but does not make people feel “stoned” & can actually counteract the psycho-activity of THC. The fact that CBD is non-psychoactive makes it an appealing option for patients looking for relief from inflammation,(...)
  • CGMP
    GMP, also known as cGMP, stands for current Good Manufacturing Practices, and is a set of regulations set forth by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to help ensure that various products intended for human consumption and use are safe and effective.
  • Full Spectrum
    Full spectrum means that an oil or product contains all the cannabinoids that are found in the cannabis plant in nature, rather than just CBD (Cannabidiol)
  • Hydrocarbon Extraction
    Hydrocarbon extraction is the most popular extraction method used to strip the cannabinoids, such as tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), and terpenes from cannabis plant material. The process involves the use of hydrocarbons such as propane or butane as the solvent to extract the concentrate. The(...)
  • Isolate
    CBD Isolate is a chemical component derived from cannabis plants. Proponents tout CBD Isolate as the purest form of cannabis, primarily because of the way manufacturers split (or isolate) the CBD from all of the other components of the cannabis plant.
  • Marijuana
    Cannabis, also known as marijuana among other names, is a psychoactive drug from the Cannabis plant used for medical or recreational purposes. The main psychoactive part of cannabis is tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), one of the 483 known compounds in the plant, including at least 65 other cannabinoids.
  • solvent
    The liquid in which a solute is dissolved to form a solution.
  • THC
    Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is the compound in cannabis that is psychoactive & gives you the feeling of being high. However, THC’s chemical make-up is very similar to its counterpart, CBD, which actually combats the effects of THC.
  • TLC
    TLC is a simple, quick, and inexpensive procedure that gives the chemist a quick answer as to how many components are in a mixture. TLC is also used to support the identity of a compound in a mixture when the Rf of a compound is compared with the Rf of a known compound (preferably both run on(...)

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