Glossary of Terms
A product or ingredient is activated when it has undergone a process of heating which can also be referred to as decarboxylation. This process transforms the ingredient from its natural form to one that is activated and often more beneficial for the user.
This style of hemp is a variety that contains less than 0.3% of THC per weight of the dried substance. When hemp is grown in an agricultural environment It is made for a wide range of uses for consumers.
A natural substance considered to help the body adapt to stress and to exert a normalizing effect upon bodily processes.
Hemp seed that flowers on a set schedule, independent of received sunlight. Seeds like our own branded autoflower, Autopilot, are not photoperiod dependent. They are bred from cannabis ruderalis genes that mature based on age, and flower automatically in a wide range of climates.
The term blended spectrum refers to when the cannabinoid in the hemp or the CBD contains a blend of activated and non-activated ingredients which accounts for the ‘blended’ terminology in the title.
The term broad-spectrum is when the product will include a range of cannabinoids (CBD) however it does not include the THC which is found in marijuana.
Hemp that is free from THC, which is found in marijuana, is referred to as broad-spectrum hemp. The levels of THC are minuscule and cannot be traced and have no psychotic effect on the consumer.
Cannabidiol is the full name for CBD. The CBD is one of many found in the cannabis plant and is used for beneficial health and wellbeing practices globally. Products that are rich in CBD will have a range of benefits based on the product including oils, clothing, seeds and much more.
Cannabigerolic Acid (CBG)
CBG is the mother molecule for CBD & THC and all other cannabinoids in hemp plants. Cannabigerolic Acid converts into CBDA (Cannabidiolic Acid), the precursor to CBD & THCA (Tetrahydrocannabinolic Acid, itself the precursor to THC). CBG is non-psychoactive & more potent than CBD. Recent research shows it may have therapeutic benefits on the body’s Endocannabinoid System (ECS).
Cannabinoid receptors are found in the brain and are commonly referred to as CB1 and CB2. These receptors are important for brain and body function and are part of the endocannabinoid system.
The plant is Sativa or Indica and can be either marijuana or hemp. The flowering plant is grown globally and Sativa is the plant that is used for hemp products and CBD.
The species of plant used for hemp and marijuana is cannabis Sativa L. The plant is used for a range of purposes including industrial hemp and marijuana.
The CB1 is the term for one of the cannabinoid receptors that is found in the body’s nervous system. The receptor will talk to the brain and the spinal cord and drive the nervous system.
The CB2 is the receptor that is found in the peripheral nervous system of the body this is different from CB1 as it is outside the brain and spinal cord. The receptor is part of the endocannabinoid system.
This term is short for a less known term, cannabichromene which is a form of cannabinoid that is found in the cannabis plant, however, like hemp won’t make you high.
One of the world’s most popular natural cannabinoids, CBD is derived from the cannabis plant and has tremendous benefits on health and wellbeing.
This popular extract is from the hemp plant and can be used for a wide range of health and wellbeing products. The CBD oil or extract is extracted from the hemp plant and processed to create the active ingredient found in CBD oil.
The CBD isolate is a powder that is created from the single CBD molecule that is in the product. In its powder form, the isolate is crystal-like and is used in the CBD products. The process also removes other cannabinoids, terpenoid, and plant materials to create an extract that is an active ingredient in a range of CBD products.
The CBD extract is used in a wide range of products for consumers seeking relief for a wide range of health concerns. The benefits of using CBD are extensive and extracts range in strength based on individual requirements.
The CBD-A is the raw form of CBD that is found in the plant. The acidic form is natural and has not been produced in any way outside its natural form.
CBN is a short term for cannabinoid which is found in cannabis this is produced to create a wide variety of products and will not induce a feeling of being ‘high’ for the consumer.
Chlorophyll is a green molecule that is found in plants and works to enhance a plant’s photosynthesis. There are groups of Chlorophyll.
A concentrate made using cannabis extract is often used as a topical treatment to dab on the skin to help with pain, ache or discomfort.
The process of dabbing is when concentrated cannabis is used against a hot surface to extract and inhale the vapors that are produced. This process is often suitable for those suffering from chronic pain.
The decarboxylation process works to remove the carboxyl from the chemical and convert the raw CBD-A ingredients to the extracted plant extract. The cannabinoids are heated and activated to enhance the receptors in the body.
The endocannabinoid is the natural cannabinoids in the body – these are naturally occurring and work to keep the body in balance.
The endocannabinoid system works with the body’s biological systems to keep our core temperature at optimum levels and in balance. The system works to engage a range of the body’s systems including emotions, memory, pain, and appetite.
An entourage effect is the benefits and effects provided by consuming cannabinoids and terpenoids. The process encourages the consumer to use the whole plant for a full spectrum of uses as a form of natural therapy.
An extract, when discussed in hemp terms, is an oil or substance that can be a wax, oil, acid, or a base to a variety of hemp products including beauty and cooking.
The extraction process for hemp is carried out to gather the beneficial oils from the cannabis plant that are used for medicinal purposes and in products.
The form of hemp that is known as full-spectrum includes a range of cannabinoids as well as vitamins, minerals, and fatty acids. The full spectrum element includes CBD, CBG, CBN and more.
The hemp found in CBD oil and hemp products is a naturally grown plant that is versatile and robust. The hemp plant is used for a range of applications and the fibers are strong and durable.
Hemp oil products range in strength and this is due to how the plant or seeds are extracted. The oil from hemp is natural and based on the way it is extracted, can be used in just about any application from cooking through to pain relief for high-strength CBD oil solutions.
Hemp Seed Oil
Hemp seed oil is found to be a successful addition to the kitchen thanks to the highly nutrition hemp seed in the oil. The seeds are used to extract oil and this is cold-pressed to make an oil that is rich in fatty acids and fiber for use as a replacement for oil and butter.
The hemptourage effect is the use of hemp products and hemp oils including CBD to enhance health and well being. Hemp is a popular and growing industry and the existence of the hemp compounds in foods and products used on a daily basis by consumers can enhance health and wellbeing.
The industrial application and growing of hemp are authorized by the government of each country. The industrial hemp farmers produce a hemp crop like any other plant that is grown in industrial circumstances and ensure the plant has less than 0.3% of THC to ensure qualification as an industrial hemp product.
The isolate is the pure CBD oil that is extracted at 99% from the hemp plant. This means everything else is removed from the plant and only the CBD remains basically for the purest form of CBD.
Liposomes are a natural sac that contains the hemp oil used in a variety of products. The small sacs work to improve the effectiveness of the hemp oil.
Marijuana has a high level of THC which has an effect of making consumers feel ‘high’. The plant will provide a euphoric effect and can be used for treating pain, depression, and anxiety, similar to how hemp and cannabinoids are used.
The act of micro-dosing is small doses on a more regular basis to enhance the overall effect of the hemp plant properties or CBD oil.
Nanoemulsion is the process of a water-soluble process of extracting the hemp droplet particles and improving the surface area and bioactivity of the oil.
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This term is the official title for naturally occurring cannabinoids found n cannabis. The name basically means derived from.
Raw oil is the extraction of the oil from the hemp plant in its raw form. The acids and natural extraction include a wide range of cannabinoids in their natural state.
An extraction process that separates one component from another using fluid CO2 as a solvent. This process is used to remove an unwanted component, such as caffeine from decaffeinated coffee. Supercritical CO2 can also be used to collect specific components, like a plant’s essential oils, terpenes, and other valuable components. Liquid CO2 is an effective and safe solvent for creating CBD oil extract.
A class of organic compounds that are produces by plants and insects. The class of terpene is often considered to have a specific odor or aroma. The terpenes play an important role in differentiating each type of cannabinoid, in the way a flower is distinctly scented.
A product that is created by mixing together the CBD isolate and terpene extract to create a final product named terpsolate.
Tetrahydrocannabinol (Delta-9 THC)
The cannabinoid named tetrahydrocannabinol or Delta-9 THC is well known to be found in marijuana. The substance will produce a high and can provide a range of health benefits for consumers.
The THC level is often the key to differentiate the hemp from marijuana for many users or consumers. The tetrahydrocannabinol is the THC and the higher the THC level the more active the substance. CBD or hemp has less than 0.3% of THC whereas marijuana can have up to 30% THC in the plant. THC is the phytocannabinoid that is found in cannabis and the main factor for intoxication when the THC levels are high, particularly in the case of marijuana. THC is known to have health benefits, however, the side effects can also be psychosis and feeling high which is not always a suitable outcome for consumers.