Understanding CBD

Understanding CBD

What is the difference between Full Spectrum, Broad Spectrum, CBD Isolate, and Hemp Seed Oil?

Hemp Seed Oil is naturally derived from the Hemp plant, s form of Cannabis Sativa. Hemp contains low levels of cannabinoids including the two most commonly known: THC and CBD. Oil is extracted from hemp plants by pressing their seeds, similar to how olive oil is obtained. Since Hemp seeds do not contains any THC, the extracted oil does not either. Trace amounts of THC may potentially still be found, however modern processing decontaminates seeds by 99.99%.

Pros

– Natural botanical oil

– No risk of psychoactive side effects

– Will not test positive for THC

Cons

– Does not contain CBD

– May have strong natural odor and flavor

What is the difference between Full Spectrum, Broad Spectrum, CBD Isolate, and Hemp Seed Oil?

Full Spectrum CBD (cannabidiol) is an extract that contains all compounds found naturally occurring in the plant, including naturally-occuring terpenes, essential vitamins, fatty acids, protein, and more.

Pros

– Provides the full range of benefits from cannabis plant

– Undergoes less processing vs. other types of CBD

Cons

– THC content may have psychoactive, sedative, and other side effects

– May show up on drug tests or cause legal complications

– May have strong natural odor and flavor

What is the difference between Full Spectrum, Broad Spectrum, CBD Isolate, and Hemp Seed Oil?

Broad Spectrum CBD is a hybrid blend of Full Spectrum CBD and CBD Isolate. Like Full Spectrum CBD, other naturally-occuring compounds found within the plant and preserved in the extract. Like CBD Isolate, THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) is completely removed in processing

Pros

– Provides the full range of benefits from Cannabis plant

– No risk of psychoactive side effects

– Will not test positive for THC

Cons

– Less clinical research has been conducted

– Processing makes this CBD type less available

What is the difference between Full Spectrum, Broad Spectrum, CBD Isolate, and Hemp Seed Oil?

CBD Isolate is the purest form of CBD, in which all other plant compounds and cannabinoids have completely removed.

Pros

– Purest form of CBD available

– No risk of psychoactive side effects

– Will not test positive for THC

– Tasteless and odorless

Cons

– Does not provide the full range of benefits from Cannabis plant