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CBD: Keywords Explained

Broad Spectrum CBD

CBD with a range of terpenes and sometimes other cannabinoids but no THC. 

Cannabidiol

Also know as CBD! The compound found in hemp plants that we love.

Cannabinoid

The compounds that are found in the cannabis plant of which there are over 100, CBD and THC being the most well-known. 

Cannabinoid Receptors

There are two receptor groups found in the body (CB1 and CB2) that form part of our endocannabinoid system.

 CB1 Receptor

Is the primary receptor found in the brain and central nervous system. CB1 is responsible for activating the euphoric effects of cannabis. 

CB2 Receptor

The receptor involved in controlling the body’s immune system. CB2 plays a critical role in monitoring inflammation

Cannabis

A plant family which includes marijuana and hemp.

CBD Isolate

A pure form of CBD which doesn’t contain terpenes or cannibinoids.

Endocannabinoid System

The ECS exists and is active in your body even if you don’t use cannabis. It modulates homeostasis in the body and effects things such as; sleep, mood, appetite and memory

Full Spectrum CBD

In contrast to CBD isolate, this form includes a range of terpenes and cannabinoids aswell as traces of THC.

Hemp

Hemp is the plant CBD comes from and is also utilised for building and fabrics.

 MCT Oil

Medium-Chain Triglyceride comes from the coconut and contains essential fatty acids. It is mixed with CBD in many products as a carrier oil.

Terpenes

The naturally occurring attributes of plant-derived essential oils that provide the flavours, scents and boast other therapeutic benefits.

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