Agricultural Hemp : refers to varieties of the Cannabis Sativa plant that contains less than 0.3% THC in the dry weight material, and is grown for industrial purposes.
Cannabis Sativa : a species of plant in the Cannabis genus; refers to both agricultural hemp and marijuana.
CBD : short for cannabidiol; a phytocannabinoid found in cannabis plants ; does not result in euphoria and has shown to have benefits on human and animal health.
CBD - Cannabidiol, helps to relieve pain, foster sleep, decrease stress, and provide other non-psychoactive benefits. CBD cannot get you high
CBD - A : short for cannabidiolic-acid; an acidic cannabinoid, the naturally occurring raw form of CBD that is produced directly in the plant.
CB1 : cannabinoid receptor found primarily in the central nervous system (nerves in the brain and spinal cord).
CB2 : cannabinoid receptor found primarily in the peripheral nervous system (nerves outside of the brain and spinal cord).
CBC : short for cannabichromene; a phytocannabinoid found in cannabis that has little to no intoxicating effects
CBG : short for cannabigerol; known as the “parent cannabinoid” and is the chemical precursor to THC and CBD.
CBN : short for cannabinol; a phytocannabinoid found in cannabis; it is produced when THC is metabolized and has little to no intoxicating effects.
CO2 Extraction : Is the method used to extract concentrates; CO2 gas is pressurized into a a safe liquid and used to extract oils from plants with the advantage of no solvent residue.
Cannabinoid - A chemical substance found in the cannabis plant; THC and CBD are the two most prevalent, but there are more than 80 different cannabinoids
COA / Certificate of Analysis certificate - provided by a testing facility as verification that certain tests were performed, as well as their results. Often
contains potency tests, heavy metals tests, solvent tests, and/or terpene tests.
Endocannabinoid : naturally occurring cannabinoids in the human body.
Endocannabinoid System : refers to endocannabinoids, the enzymes that regulate their production and degradation, and their receptors.
Entourage Effect : refers to the idea that biologically active compounds can have enhanced biological activity when administered in combination with otherwise inactive compounds as opposed to isolated active compounds administered alone.
Entourage Effect - The property of cannabinoids (including THC) that increases the effects of each other when taken together.
Full-Spectrum - means it contains, at maximum, 0.3% THC in addition to the CBD. Full-spectrum products take advantage of the entourage effect.
Full spectrum- a cannabis product that contains not only CBD, but also some other cannabinoids (usually THC), and terpenes in their naturally occurring quantities.
Hemp - A cannabis plant bred to have very low THC content and is primarily cultivated for its fibers. Hemp products range from oils to clothing.
Hemp – any cannabis plant containing less than 0.3% THC on a dry weight basis
Isolate - A highly concentrated, purified form of a cannabinoid. CBD is one of the most common isolates you’ll find.
Isolate - a cannabis product that contains only CBD.
Marijuana - Dried leaves and flowers of the cannabis plant that contain both THC and CBD. Marijuana is a substance consumed for both medical and recreational purposes, most commonly consumed for its psychoactive properties.
Non-psychotoxic : does not have a detrimental effect on the mind, personality or behavior; does not get you “high.”
Oral consumption method - that entails you swallowing the product (commonly Gummies, capsules and Pills).
Phytocannabinoid : plant-based cannabinoids found in species of cannabis.
Psychoactive - Substances or compounds that can alter a person’s perception, mindset, or otherwise normal brain function.
Sublingual - a consumption method that entails you applying the product under the tongue.
THC : short for tetrahydrocannabinol; a phytocannabinoid found in cannabis shown to have some benefits on human and animal health, however, is responsible for intoxicating effects associated with marijuana use.
Terpene : a large and diverse class of strong smelling organic compounds, produced by a variety of plants and insects.
Terpenes - Organic compounds in plants and insects responsible for the smell and taste of cannabis. These compounds synergize with CBD and To help with pain, seizures (epilepsy), depression, anxiety, and infections.
Terpenes - oils found in all plants that give the plant scent, flavor, and additional benefits
Tincture – traditionally used to describe alcohol based products, but now used to describe even oil-based products. Typically used sublingually or orally.
Topical – a product or method that requires you to apply the product to the skin topically. Does not get into bloodstream.