By now you have already come across many products marketed under the name of CBD. You might have already researched this medically useful product that is gaining popularity in recent times. Indeed it can provide relief to several symptoms related to multifarious diseases, even the ones that were previously tractable to other medications. So, if you find somebody mentioning full spectrum hemp oil or hemp infused CBD, what do they mean? Let me help you with understanding CBD better. Continue reading to find out the meanings of useful terms relating to CBD.
A group of different chemical components found in a cannabis plant is called a cannabinoid. These cannabinoids function by positively interacting with the cannabinoid receptors that form part of the endocannabinoid system.
It is the expanded form of CBD. The cannabis plant has several cannabinoids present in them, out of which CBD happens to be one of them. There are many therapeutic uses for CBD and hence the popularity.
It is a variety of flowering plants that belong to the family of Cannabaceae. The cannabis plant is normally categorized as species wise or classification wise. When categorized species wise the examples of Cannabis are Cannabis Sativa and Cannabis Indica etc. On the other hand, when categorized classification wise the examples are hemp and marijuana etc.
Typically it is an oily and thick substance that is extracted from hemp. The CBD content in this extract will be high when compared to the content of other known cannabinoids; THC in particular.
By CBD isolate we mean, a crystalline powder that essentially contains only one molecule and that is CBD. At the time of its processing, other cannabinoids are carefully removed.
It often refers to CBD tinctures. It is commonly used for describing a CBD product.
It is the expanded version of THC. THC is another cannabinoid present in the hemp plant. It is well known for its psychoactive properties that give its consumers a ‘high’ feeling.
It is abbreviated to ECS. ‘Endo’ stands for endogenous which means originating within. ECS is the system present in the humans that is responsible for controlling emotions, memory, pain, and appetite, etc.
It is a term used in reference to a cannabinoid spectrum that contains CBD, terpenes and other known cannabinoids of the hemp plant.
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