CANNABIS THOUGHT LEADERS

Knowledge is power. Arm yourself with the understanding of cannabis, cannabinoids, and how it works with your body.

TERMINOLOGY:

(ONE-LINERS FOR)

BROAD spectrum:

CBD that contains all of the cannabis plant’s natural compounds with the exception of THC – which has been fully removed.

Cannabis Oil:

The dilution of a cannabinoid using oil.

CBD:

A non-intoxicating cannabinoid known in wellness communities for treating depression, anxiety, and inflammation.

Capsules:

Cannabis in a pill-like form, used for a controllable dosage; recommended for beginner consumption.

Decarboxylation:

A chemical reaction that occurs when a cannabinoid reaches a certain temperature, resulting in a stronger effect of the cannabinoid.

Distillate:

A refined but less pure form of cannabinoids; usually has a purity of 80 – 90%.

Endocannabinoid System:

A bodily system that receives cannabinoids through a series of receptors.

EXTRAct:

A cannabis concentrate created exclusively with the use of solvent.

FULL Spectrum:

Concentrates that preserve cannabinoid and terpene contents from the cannabis plant. Used to encourage the Entourage Effect.

Hemp/Industrial Hemp:

The part of the cannabis plant that contains less than 0.3% of THC; where CBD is derived.

Homeostasis:

The process of protecting the body from external environmental factors that can cause disease and harm.

ISOLAte:

A cannabinoid that has been stripped off terpenes, flavour and plant wax, and refined to a purity of 99%, thus crystalizing it.

Rick Simpson Oil (RSO):

A cannabis oil that is highly concentrated, very potent and has limited refinements.

SYRINge:

A method that enables the consumer to control the specific amount of cannabis oil in their dosage.

Terpenes:

A series of fragrant oils that influence the effect that a cannabinoid dosage can have on the human body.

THC:

The primary cannabinoid that contains the intoxicating and psychoactive effects that cannabis is known for; promotes feelings of euphoria

THE Entourage Effect:

The process of terpenes and cannabinoids working together to augment the psychological and physiological effects that cannabinoids have o n the body.

TINCTures:

Extracted cannabinoids in liquid carrier format.

Vaporizer:

A cannabis consumption method that occurs when cannabinoids reach a certain temperature of heat; similar to smoking but with less toxins and tar.

Winterization:

The extraction of fatty acids known as lipids to aid with purity and transparency.

Cannabis Spectrum & Effect

CANNABIS ON THE BRAIN.

What is the endocannabinoid system and how does it work in your body?

CANNABIS PLANT BIOLOGY

What is cannabis and why is it known for its healing and wellness benefits.

CANNABINOIDS

What is the difference between THC and CBD and other cannabinoids?

COMPOUND BREAKDOWN

What are isolates and distillates and what is best for me?

CANNABINOID SPECTRUM

From CBD to THC and each product group in between.

TERMINOLOGY

One-liners for products and practices. Detailed ingredient info, and more.