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What Is CBD?
Cannabidiol(CBD) is a chemical compound found in both the hemp plant and cannabis(marijuana) plant. In recent years it has increased in popularity for good reason. Many have found CBD to be an alternative to traditional medicine when it comes to "depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, Alzheimer’s or other cognitive illnesses as well as pain". Government administrations have yet to determine the accuracy of these claims. However, many athletes and everyday people looking for a natural alternative continue to be intrigued with this herbal ingredient found in the hemp plant.
CBD is a type of compound called a cannabinoid. Cannabinoids work with a series of receptors in your body known as the endocannabinoid system (ECS). The ECS is involved in a lot of important jobs. These jobs include regulating your anti-inflammatory response, immune system, appetite, mood, everyday stress levels, sleep schedule, and more. With this article, we aim to give you the ultimate guide to getting to known CBD.
What does CBD stand for?
CBD is the abbreviation for cannabidiol its one of the many cannabinoids/chemical compounds found in marijuana and hemp plant. You may already be familiar with THC which is the abbreviation for tetrahydrocannabinol which is responsible for the psychoactive component of the cannabis plant. To make things simple, CBD(Cannabidiol) and THC(Tetrahydrocannabinol) are simply chemicals found in the cannabis plant. The products we sell here contain CBD with low levels of THC.
Types of CBD
To better understand what CBD is you must know the different types of CBD. For starters, there are three main types of CBD: Full-Spectrum, Broad-Spectrum, and Isolate.
Full-Spectrum: Full-Spectrum CBD products keep all the benefits of the hemp plant including vitamins. minerals, fatty acids, terpenes, and other cannabinoids. Full-Spectrum may contain a small trace of THC but will not give you the same "high" feeling as Delta-9 THC.
Broad-Spectrum: Broad-Spectrum is similar to Full-Spectrum as it provides vitamins, minerals, fatty acids, terpenes, and other cannabinoids but removes the THC.
Isolate: CBD Isolate is the purest form of CBD. It contains no THC therefore you can take full advantage of the CBD. However, it contains no other cannabis compounds like the ones mentioned above.
Now that you understand the differences between the different types of CBD you can confidently make your decision on which type of CBD is right for you.
You may have heard people talk about CBD Oils but we are here to tell you that there are many other forms to consume CBD. Below is a rundown of the different types of CBD products.
CBD Oil: CBD Oils are the most popular since the term is used repeatedly to refer to CBD. This product is packaged in a dropper bottle filled with either Full-Spectrum, Broad-Spectrum, and Isolate CBD. It's taken orally by dripping the oil under your tongue.
CBD Tinctures: CBD Oils are the most popular since the term is used repeatedly to refer to CBD. This product is packaged in a dropper bottle filled with either Full-Spectrum, Broad-Spectrum, and Isolate CBD. It's taken orally by dropping the oil under your tongue.
CBD Edibles: CBD Oils and Tinctures are not for everyone that is why CBD edibles were created. At its core, CBD Edibles are consumable products infused with CBD. Edibles come in many different forms like chocolate, candies, and mints. For this reason, you will find Edibles to be the easiest form to consuming CBD.
CBD Gummies: Amongst all the different forms of CBD Edibles, CBD gummies have been the most popular. They offer great taste, you will not have any issue consuming CBD-infused gummies on a daily basis.
CBD Capsules: Another form to take CBD is known as CBD Capsules. Capsules are usually soft gel containing CBD oil inside. There tasteless and offers convenience. Many will find that adding CBD Capsules to their routine is easier than the other forms.
CBD Vapes: E-Cigs also known as Vapes or Vaporizers are widely known for providing smokers with an alternative to consume nicotine. With CBD Vapes the nicotine ingredient is removed and substituted with CBD. In this segment, CBD vape juice and CBD disposable vape are the most popular. CBD vape juice is added to vape devices and CBD disposable vapes are all in one device that comes pre-filled with CBD vape juice. There is no setup or maintenance involved with disposables making them a great choice for vapers or smokers.
CBD Topicals: CBD Topicals are products are applied to skin/ CBD topicals infuse CBD with creams, lotions, and balms to name a few. Topicals have become the go-to for many athletes to treat their bodies before and after exercises. Additionally, many have found great use in moisturizing the skin and taking advantage of what CBD has to offer.
CBD Flower: similar to cannabis nugs, CBD Flower is dried and cured. Unlike the cannabis flower that contains high THC to produce a psychoactive effect. CBD Flower contains less than 0.3% THC and high CBD. It's for those who enjoy the experience of smoking without the "high" effect.
CBD Pets: CBD is not only for humans it may also be useful for your furry friends. Now more than ever your favorite pal can enjoy the benefits CBD has to offer. You can find anything from treats, capsules, tinctures, and topicals for your pet.
Now that you have a full understanding of the types of CBD and differences in products you can browse or collection of products with confidence. We offer a wide range of products ranging from CBD Oils to CBD Edibles.
It's worth noting that CBD is still a growing industry therefore knowing the definition of CBD is your first step to starting your journey. Here at Cannably, we aim to be transparent and we believe by providing you with the information necessary you will make informed decisions on your next purchase.