A chemical compound found in the cannabis plant and hemp plant. These plants contain well over 100 different chemical compounds in their make-up. Examples of cannabinoids include CBD and THC.
A chemical compound found in the cannabis plant and female hemp plant. CBD is not Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), and therefore it does not have any psychedelic effects on the body. It is known for having a therapeutic effect on the mind and body. CBD has even been shown to reduce stress and inflammation.
The psychoactive component present throughout cannabis. THC is what’s known for producing a “high” or euphoria-like effect.
CBD isolates are pure CBD with zero cannabinoids or compounds. CBD isolates come in the forms of waxes, powders, crystals, dabs, and resin.
A substance or product that contains a combination of all cannabinoids found in the cannabis plant, rather than just CBD.
The effect you experience from full-spectrum CBD. The combination of cannabinoids boosts each individual compound’s therapeutic abilities at once.
The biological system found in the human body that responds to and interacts with the chemical compounds present in cannabis.
Cannabinoid 1 Receptor (CB1)
CB1 receptors are found mostly in the brain and spinal cord, and less frequently throughout the rest of the human body. These receptors help mediate the psychoactive effects of cannabis in these regions.
Cannabinoid 2 Receptor (CB2)
CB2 receptors are found mostly in white blood cells, the tonsils, immune cells, spleen, and neurons. These receptors help mediate the effects of cannabinoids in these cells and regions.
A plant in the cannabis family that does not produce any psychoactive effects. Hemp is known for its industrial properties and is often used to produce products such as rope, paper, strong fabrics, textiles, and some foods.
The aroma and flavors present in plants as a result of essential oils.
A product infused with CBD that can be applied onto the skin in order to produce its effects. Topicals include balms, salves, lotions, and oils.