CBD Glossary

The amount of the substance that enters the bloodstream and is used by the body.

A cannabis product that contains more than just CBD, such as some minor cannabinoids and terpenes, but usually no THC.

Cannabis is a family of plants that may be referred to as either indica or sativa. Indica is the term usually associated with plants with the common name, MARIJUANA. Sativa is the term usually associated with plants with the common name HEMP.

An oil derived from Cannabis. Can be used to describe CBD Oil, but is often used to describe High THC oils.

A cannabis product (hemp or marijuana-derived) that is high in CBD.

A certificate/report provided by a testing facility as verification that certain tests were performed, as well as their results. Often contains potency tests, heavy metals tests, solvent tests, and/or terpene tests.

A consumption method requiring cannabis concentrates that are heated and inhaled. Separate from vaping or smoking.

Cannabinoid molecules produced naturally by the body.

A biological system of the body that seeks balance or homeostasis. This system is always working to keep the body and mind in balance.

A concept where all of the components (cannabinoids, terpenes, etc) in the plant work together in the body, boosting each other to create a balanced, synergistic effect. Typically lacking in isolate products.

A cannabis product that contains not only CBD, but also some other cannabinoids (usually THC), and terpenes in their naturally occurring quantities.

Any cannabis plant containing less than 0.3% THC on a dry weight basis.

An oil that is derived from hemp cannabis. Usually as hemp seed oil, but can be CBD oil.

A cannabis product that contains only CBD.

Any cannabis plant containing over 0.3% THC on a dry weight basis

A dosing method where you take very small doses throughout the day, instead of big ones once or twice a day.

MCT stands for medium chain triglycerides. MCT oils are easily metabolized by the body rather than being stored as fat or cholesterol.

A consumption method that entails you swallowing the product (commonly Capsules, Gummies, Pills).

A concentrated cannabis oil that is typically high in THC, and commonly used for Cancer.

Oils found in all plants that give the plant scent, flavor, and additional benefits

A cannabis product that contains CBD and terpenes.

One of the primary cannabinoids found in cannabis. Associated with psychoactive effects.

See “Certificate of Analysis” (COA) above.

A product or method that requires you to apply the product to the skin topically. Does not get into the bloodstream.

A product or method that requires you to apply the product to the skin. Does get into the bloodstream. Contains special permeability enhancers.

A cannabis product that mimics water solubility, often through the use of liposomes or nanoemulsion techniques.

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