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Cannabinoids

Cannabinoids are chemical compounds. CBD products contain a wide range of Cannabinoids.

Cannabinoid Acids and Compounds

Cannabinoid acids are the precursor to Cannabinoid compounds. The acids become active after decarboxylation (exposure to heat).

Cannabis Species – Sativa, Indica and Ruderalis

Cannabis Species
Cannabis Species

When it comes to the Cannabis species, there is a distinct lack of education and awareness. In part, this may be due to the stigma associated with many Cannabis-derived products. You can forgive people for thinking that Cannabis is merely 1 plant. Actually, the Cannabis family consists of 3 plant species. These are sativa, indica and ruderalis. In this article, we will look at each of the plants and in what form they are commonly used. Whether it is the source of Cannabidiol (CBD oil) or the ingredient behind some recreational drugs, Cannabis has plenty to offer.
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CBD Oil and the Entourage Effect

CBD Entourage Effect
CBD Entourage Effect

If you know anything about Cannabidiol you may have heard people talking about cannabinoids and terpenes working together. These powerful elements work side-by-side increasing the levels of potency. CBD oil and the entourage effect are key to delivering a highly effective product. Furthermore, it is crucial in supporting a number of health benefits. When this process is active it means CBD and all the nutrients it contains are hard at work. It can mean the difference between a positive or disappointing Cannabidiol experience.
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CBD and the Endocannabinoid System (ECS)

CBD Endocannabinoid System
CBD Endocannabinoid System

Most people are now familiar with Cannabidiol. It has built a deserved reputation for unleashing a plethora of health benefits. This is not a coincidence but rather a sign of how effective this supplement is when used on a regular basis. Indeed, it has a positive impact on physical and mental symptoms. However, when looking at these processes in detail, it is clear to see how CBD and the endocannabinoid system (ECS) work together. This interaction in the body regulates vital functions and is what delivers such impressive results.
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The Main Cannabinoids in CBD Oil

Cannabinoids in CBD Oil
Cannabinoids in CBD Oil

There are over 100 cannabinoids in the Cannabis plant. However, these are not all included in Cannabidiol products. You see, Cannabinoids start as cannabinoid acids which are the precursor to an active compound. For the most part, there are 8 main cannabinoids in CBD oil products. In most cases, the 3 which immediately spring to mind are CBD, CBDa and THC. The 2 former compounds will support improvements in health while the latter is key for altogether different reasons. In addition, this article will highlight the most important cannabinoids in CBD.
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