Glossary

Entourage Effect Defined

This concept suggests that the effectiveness of cannabinoids is enhanced by the delivery of these key components (such as CBD or THC) alongside oth...

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Cannabidiol/CBD

CBD Isolate Defined

Science can “isolate” CBD (cannabidiol) from the rest of the compounds found in hemp plants. Research is scant but suggests that a more complete “f...

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Cannabidiol/CBD

CBD (Cannabidiol) Defined

One of over 100 identified cannabinoids, CBD (cannabidiol) is renowned for its analgesic properties and ability to counteract the intoxicating, eup...

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Glossary

Cannabinoids Defined

Chemical compounds that interact with the ECS (endocannabinoid system) as ligands, cannabinoids bind directly or indirectly to ECS receptors, actin...

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Glossary

Cannabis Defined

The plant family cannabaceae includes what are commonly known as cannabis (or marijuana) and hemp. Hemp is typically grown for textiles, constructi...

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Glossary

Bioavailability Defined

Bioavailability is the fraction of an administered substance that’s allowed to enter the body’s circulation while remaining active.

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Glossary

“Flash-activation” Defined

Flash-activation is a step of processing—specifically, it’s the method of decarboxylation—that preserves the plant’s cannabinoids and terpenes as t...

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Cannabidiol/CBD

Micro-Dosing Defined

The widely used term “micro-dosing” refers to the practice of consuming small amounts of CBD (or another cannabinoid) at a time, often at increased...

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