What is Broad Spectrum CBD?
As you may have noticed, all of our products contain Broad spectrum CBD. So here is a run down of what it is. Broad spectrum CBD contains cannabidoil and all of the compounds found within the plant, apart from THC (tetrahydocannabinoil). The THC is completely removed after the initial extraction. As broad spectrum CBD contains multiple cannabinoids, it can still deliver the enhanced entourage effect.
What is CBD?
Cannabidiol (CBD) is a product that is obtained from hemp, or more precisely, Cannabis Sativa L. plants.
Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), another component also found in hemp plants, is psychoactive and responsible for the state of the narcotic effect. CBD, on the other hand, is not a psychoactive substance; moreover, it carries a lot of therapeutic benefits. These properties are different from medical marijuana, which is used as a pain reliever and to alleviate symptoms in patients. CBD oil is a hemp extract collected from legitimate hemp varieties.
The content of THC in such a product does not exceed the statutory limit of 0.2.
There is some controversy surrounding hemp products, such as CBD oil, over the use of marijuana to create drugs. But also, there’s a growing awareness of the benefits of CBD oils for health.
What is CBG?
CBG interacts with cannabinoid receptors in the human body. The two main cannabinoid receptors in the body are CB1 and CB2. CB1 is associated with the nervous system and CB2 refers to inflammation. These cannabinoids are significant parts of the body’s systems and regulate several functions like pain, appetite and so on. Plant-based cannabinoids affect the human body by interacting with CB1 and CB2 receptors.
At the same time, CBG is the precursor to the acidic forms of THC and CBD. CBG has been called many names. such as, "the roll royce", “mother” or “stem cell” of cannabinoids. During growth most of CBG is converted into other cannabinoids, primary THC or CBD, leaving about 1 % of CBG in the plant.
CBG is one of the most crucial compounds within the hemp and cannabis plants. The acidic form of CBG, known as CBGA, eventually forms the precursors to CBD and THC. CBGA converts to both CBDA and THCA. Through time and heat exposure, these acidic compounds take on the form of the CBD and THC. The CBGA that does not travel down these pathways but will eventually transform into the essential nutrient CBG.