What are cannabinoids?
What is cannabis?
What is CBD?
What are concentrates?
What does dosage mean?
Dosage is the size or frequency of a dose of a medicine or drug. Click here for our dosage guidelines.
What are edibles?
Edibles are cannabis-infused foods, beverages or tinctures.
What is the entourage effect?
The entourage effect is a commonly used term that describes the synergistic way that many of pharmacologically active compounds in cannabis including cannabinoids, terpenoids, and flavonoids interact.
What is extraction?
Extraction is the process of removing something. In cannabis, the extraction process gently removes the cannabinoids, terpenes, and flavonoids from the plant so that they can be used in things such as oils and creams.
What is hemp?
Hemp is a fibrous material produced from the cannabis plant that is used in a wide array of products including, paper, beauty products, rope, and a vast array of other things. Hemp plants do not contain the same chemical makeup as female cannabis plants and contain very little THC.
What does pharmaceutical-grade mean?
A pharmaceutical-grade compound (PGC) is defined as any active or inactive drug, biologic or reagent, for which a chemical purity standard has been established by a recognized national or regional pharmacopeia (e.g., the U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP).
What is a strain?
In cannabis, a strain is a specific variety of the plant. Strains are developed for a number of reasons, usually to cultivate desired traits in the plant, such as high levels of a particular terpene or cannabinoid. Although the cannabis industry strives to create stable strains, they often differ regionally and their aroma and effects can be dramatically different than expected.
What is THC?
THC is an abbreviation of tetrahydrocannabidinol and is one of the most abundant cannabinoids in marijuana. THC is in large part responsible for the plant’s intoxicating effects.
What are topicals?
Topicals are non-intoxicating balms, salves, and oils that users apply directly to the body instead of consuming. They can act as muscle relaxants and antiseptic ointments.
What are terpenes?
Terpenes are the pungent, oily compounds found in many plants, including in cannabis. Secreted from cannabis’ trichomes, terpenes give cannabis varieties their distinctive flavors and aromas like citrus, berry, skunk or pine. Evolved at first as an adaption to repel predators and lure pollinators, we are finding that each terpene has different effects within the body.