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The R, S, T, V, W of CBD Hemp Flower

CBD hemp flower has so many moving parts and sometimes it is useful to just put everything down in an orderly fashion. So for the last part of our glossary series, let me present R through W or CBD hemp flower.

The “R” of CBD Hemp Flower

Raw OilA whole-plant CO2 extraction from agricultural hemp to procure the cannabinoids in the raw oil.

Receptors – A chemical group of molecules on the cells that attracts another chemical molecule to it. Many receptors make up the Endocannabinoid System and these receptors have an attractive power for endocannabinoids as well as the cannabinoids in CBD hemp flower in whatever form it is consumed.

Retailer – An individual or company that sells products to the public such as CBD hemp flower dispensaries.

Route of administration — The path by which a drug or substance is taken into the body or the method of delivery.

The “S” of CBD Hemp Flower

Salve — An ointment made from the cannabis hemp plant to be applied directly to the skin for the purposes of skin irritation or for joint pain.

Sativa – The scientific name for the Cannabis Sativa species of cannabis. Sativa effects are not relaxing but energizing, productive and focused.

Schedule 1 drug — Schedule 1 drugs have a high potential for abuse. Cannabis was classified as a Schedule 1 drug until the 2018 Farm Bill separated hemp out of the generalization and took it off the list of Schedule 1 drugs if it has 0.3% THC or less.

Seed – The flowering plant’s unit of reproduction into the flower of a female plant to produces seeds. Seeds are harvested, they die or fall to the ground and germinate. The hemp cultivators use seeds to determine which are the best for cloning or crossbreeding.

Shatter — A concentrated form of THC, made from the resin of the cannabis hemp plant. Shatter can be consumed via inhalation at high temperatures.

Sour J CBD Flower Strain — Sour J is 50% Sativa and 50% Indica so represents a balanced hybrid but leans to the Sativa for effects. It has 22% CBD content

Strain — A cannabis hemp plant bred for certain characteristics and use in medicinal, recreational, or industrial purposes. Industrial hemp contains more CBD and less THC.

Spectrum — A term referring to a product with all the range of cannabinoids, terpenes, terpenoids and flavonoids.

Sublingual — From the Latin for “under the tongue,” a method for administering CBD tincture to be readily absorbed into the blood stream.

Suver Haze Hemp Strain – It is known to be relaxing for daytime an evening or nighttime. At 19% total CBD, it is a great strain for smoking or vaping.

Synthetic cannabis — Synthetic cannabis, such as Spice and K2, refers to products using man-made chemicals, but the effects can be unpredictable.

The “T” of CBD Hemp Flower

T1 Trump CBD Flower Strain – T1 Trump hemp strain is one of the most flavorful nugs with dominant citrus and fruity flavors and 32% CBD.

Terpenes — Aromatic oils and flavorful components that lend savors such as berry, mint, and pine to the more than 100 different terpenes in cannabis hemp.

Terpsolate — A type of product created by combining a CBD isolate and terpene extract.

Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) — The main active psychoactive cannabinoid of marijuana responsible for the high sensation and a minimal cannabinoid in hemp.

Third Party Testing – The certificate or report provided by a testing facility as verification that certain tests to determine potency tests, heavy metals tests, solvent tests, and terpene tests have been performed.

Tincture — A liquid that contains a concentrated CBD extract.

Topical — A delivery method where product is applied to the skin, typically as a salve or lotion, an oil or ointment infused with CBD extract.

Transdermal — a product or method that requires you to apply the product to the skin to be transferred using permeability enhancers into the bloodstream.

Trichomes – Crystal-like components of the cannabis hemp plant holding the highest amount of cannabinoid content.

The “V” of CBD Hemp Flower

Vaporizer — A device used to heat dried cannabis hemp, oil, or wax in order to convert the active ingredients into a CBD hemp-infused aerosol which can then be inhaled.

Vaping — Inhaling a vaporized substance generated by an electronic vaporizer.

Vape Juice — Liquids used in vaporizers by heating to 200+ degrees F then inhaled.

The “W” of the CBD Hemp Flower

Water Soluble CBD — A form of CBD that is water soluble made by using nano-emulsions or liposomes. It is more bioavailable than oil-based products and are better to use when infused into liquids without any type of fat.

Watermelon Haze CBD Flower Strain – This hemp strain genetics reveal a powerful 80% indica-dominant strain with 16% to 21% CBD content.

Wax — A form of CBD extract concentrate consumed by way of dabbing or it is used to make salves.

Whole Plant – Broad extracts containing a spectrum of cannabinoids, terpenes, flavonoids, etc. Whole plants maintain the integrity of the plant that work together to create the Entourage Effect with synergistic effects between the various compounds.

If you want more information on all things CBD, read other posts here on our blog.

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Sharon has been writing her heart out since she was 10 years of age when she wrote up a story about a 3,000 acre forest fire she and her family witnessed. In 1995 when she found herself divorced with a 3-year-old daughter, Ruth, she decided to try writing for money. She carved a niche in the Continuing Education market and for the next 20 plus years she wrote courses for C.E. providers all over the United States. Blogging is now her new love. Particularly suited to writing about CBD because for two years she was crippled with osteoarthritis in her ankles and feet until someone introduced her to CBD. Today she walks and bikes because of this natural compound of CBD.

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