What is CBD?
Has a friend or family member told you of their experience with the benefits using CBD Oil? Did their excitement make you a little curious? We can answer your questions like what is CBD, how it can works and how it could help you.
Understanding The Difference Full Spectrum vs. CBD Isolate
Full Spectrum | <0.3% THC
Full Spectrum CBD products are created from the hemp plant through a full plant extraction. These products contain (<0.3% THC), plant terpenes, flavonoids, vitamins, minerals, and plant proteins of the original hemp source which work together maximizing the potential health benefits.
CBD Isolate | 0% THC
CBD Isolate is created by removing all other molecules, except CBD, from the Full Spectrum extract. A white powder which is 99% pure and has 0% THC is what’s left. This powder (The Isolate is added to CBD products .
The Endocannabinoid System (ECS)
The Endocannabinoid System (ECS) is a collection of cell receptors and their corresponding molecules in the human body. The ECS regulates and maintains key functions of the human body. When your ECS is balanced, you are in homeostasis.
Endocannabinoids are produced internally by the human body with foods.
There are 113 plus active cannabinoids in hemp
What does CB1 & CB2 Receptors do?
Cannabinoid Receptors in the ECS works through the CB1 and CB2 receptors in our body.
CB1 receptors work through the central nervous system. CB2 receptors work through the Immune cells, gastrointestinal track and Peripheral Nervous System.
WHAT IS CBD?
Cannabidiol is one of the 113+ compounds found in the hemp plant. It is a cannabinoid that has the ability to act on cannabinoid receptors that are part of the Endocannabinoid System (ECS) which does not give the psychoactive effect.
The plant cannabinoids are known as the phytocannabinoids which binds with this system and helps regulate certain vital functions of the body
When the ECS is in balance, the human body is able to achieve homeostasis, which means your body is operating at optimal performance.
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN CANNABIS, HEMP, AND MARIJUANA?
The cannabis plant is the legal recognized name for marijuana and hemp. The hemp plant contains less than .3% THC. Marijuana contains much higher levels of THC which is the cannabinoid that causes psychoactive effects.
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN ISOLATE, BROAD SPECTRUM, AND FULL SPECTRUM CBD?
Full Spectrum is created from hemp through full plant extraction and has all active hemp-derived cannabinoids, including <0.3% THC, plant terpenes, flavonoids, vitamins, minerals, and plant proteins. All of these compounds work together and known as the Entourage Effect to multiply the potential health benefits.
Isolate is created by removing from the Full Spectrum extract all molecules except for CBD which results in a white powder that is at least 99% pure CBD with 0.0% THC.
For more information on CBD and how to use New Leaf on Life products, check out our Ultimate CBD User Guide.
New Leaf on Life CBD products are the highest quality and cost-effective CBD products on the market. Our CBD Oil products are tested by 3rd party labs to ensure the highest quality, purity, and consistency.