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The Big 6 - The 6 most reserached cannabinoids (CBD, CBC, CBN, CBG, THC, THCV). There are over 460 known chemical compounds of the cannabis plant.
Cannabinoids - A group of closely related compounds that include cannabinol and the active constituents of cannabis.
CBC - (Cannabichromene) - Discovered over 50 years ago, CBC is considered one of the “big six” cannabinoids prominent in medical research.
CBD - (Cannabidiol) - Cannabidiol is one of at least 113 cannabinoids identified in cannabis. It is a major phytocannabinoid, accounting for up to 40% of the plant's extract.
CBG - (Cannabigerol) - THC and CBD start out as CBG—it’s the chemical parent of THC and CBD.
CBN - (Cannabinol) - CBN’s most pronounced attribute is its sedative property.
Entourage effect - Compounds have their own therapeutic benefit, they combine synergistically to provide a far better performance than any single compound, including CBD.
Full Spectrum - Whole plant CBD which contains all other cannabinoids present in the hemp plant including CBN (Cannabinol), CBG (Cannabigerol), and THCV (Tetrahydrocannabivarin), to name a few.
Hemp - A variety of the Cannabis Sativa plant.
Homeostasis - A property of cells, tissues, and organisms that allows the maintenance and regulation of the stability and constancy needed to function properly.
Isolate - Simply purified CBD that has been extracted from the hemp plant and isolated from the other cannabinoids.
Limonene - A compound naturally found in all citrus fruits, which may be used to prevent cancer, boost your metabolism, relieve heartburn, and reduce stress and anxiety without the side effects of prescription drugs.
Marijuana - A psychoactive variety of the Cannabis plant.
Neurogenesis - The generation of neurons in the hippocampus area of the brain.
Neuroprotective - Effects that may result in salvage, recovery or regeneration of the nervous system, its cells, structure and function.
Sublingual administration - Pharmacological route of administration by which substances diffuse into the blood through tissues under the tongue.
Supercritical CO2 Extraction - The cleanest and preferred method of extraction in the medical cannabis and therapeutic hemp industries.
Terpene - Fragrant oils secreted alongside cannabinoids like THC and CBD.
THC - (tetrahydrocannabinol) - THC is one of the 113 chemical compounds found only in the Cannabis plant, called cannabinoids. THC, however, is unique among all the rest for one, massively important reason: it’s the most potently psychoactive.
THCV - (tetrahydrocannabivarin) - A compound in cannabis that offers a unique array of effects and medical benefits that sets it apart from other cannabinoids like THC and CBD. THCV becomes THC when heated.
Tincture - The form of the CBD remedy.
Trichrome - Fine outergrowth or hair on the plant.
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