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Full Spectrum vs Broad Spectrum vs CBD Isolate

by in CBD Facts November 12, 2019

When shopping for CBD, you’ve probably come across products labeled as full spectrum, broad spectrum, or CBD isolate. While the three terms may sound similar, they are far from the same.

So, what do they mean and how are they different? In a nutshell, they are used to define which type of CBD is used in a product. Each type presents important factors to consider, and understanding the difference is essential for every CBD user.

 

In this article, we’re going to shed some light on this important subject by explaining that difference and discussing the advantages and disadvantages of each. Let’s start by discussing the factor that defines each type of CBD — cannabinoids.

What Are Cannabinoids, and Why Do They Matter

Within the Cannabis plant, there is a classification of compounds known as cannabinoids. Among these are CBD and THC, along with over a hundred others which scientists have discovered naturally occurring within different Cannabis strains.

Now, here’s why these are super important: In 1995, researchers discovered that, by interacting with receptors in the human Endocannabinoid System (ECS), cannabinoids like CBD could deliver unique health benefits to the body.

Later, they discovered that each cannabinoid could affect the body differently. For example, while THC delivers the psychoactive effects associated with “getting high,” CBD does not. In fact, CBD can actually counteract the psychoactive effects of THC. With various ranges of effects delivered by other cannabinoids like Cannabigerol (CBG) and Cannabinol (CBN), the full collection of cannabinoids forms what is referred to as the “cannabinoid spectrum.”

Full Spectrum CBD Nano amplified

Our Full spectrum CBD oil is rich in cannabinoids and natural terpenes, which provide the full entourage effect when taken. Our CBD oil is also Nano amplified which reduces the size of the molecules through ultrasonic waves. Nanotechnology makes CBD products more quickly and easily absorbed into the body.

Exploring the Cannabinoid Spectrum

As you’ve probably figured out, the cannabinoid spectrum range contained within a product is what determines whether the product is full spectrum, broad spectrum, or CBD isolate.

So, how does that work exactly? To create a CBD product, th the cannabinoid content is extracted from the Cannabis plant, using methods such as CO2 extraction. During this process, other compounds found within the plant are also extracted, including terpenes, flavonoids, and other cannabinoids.

What is CBD Isolate?

Broad Spectrum CBD

or those of you who can’t have or don’t want ANY THC our Broad spectrum is for you. Broad Spectrum is not an islolate. The only thing removed is the THC. So It’s rich in cannabinoids and natural terpenes providing a more complete entourage effect. Our Broad Spectrum is also Nano amplified which reduces the size of the molecules through ultrasonic waves.

What is Full Spectrum CBD?

What is Broad Spectrum CBD?

Broad spectrum CBD is a bit of a mix between Full Spectrum CBD and CBD Isolate. Like Full Spectrum CBD, the other compounds found within the plant are preserved in the extract; however, like CBD Isolate, THC is completely removed. Because Broad Spectrum CBD contains multiple cannabinoids, it can deliver the enhanced benefits of the “entourage effect,” without the risk of psychoactive effects of THC.