what are cannabinoids?

what are cannabinoids

Phytocannabinoids 101

Phytocannabinoids are naturally occurring cannabinoids found in the cannabis plant family. Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of 100+ known phytocannabinoids, which interact with the body’s endocannabinoid system to help restore balance and physiological homeostasis. The complex biochemical interaction of the matrix of phytocannabinoids working synergistically in the body is referred to as the “entourage effect.”

True Full Spectrum Phytocannabinoid Hemp Oil contains a variety of synergistic compounds, which interact with one another to unlock the plant’s full power and potential.

There are specific health benefits attributed to the cannabis plant’s isolated cannabidiol (CBD) molecule, but the majority of clinical research suggests the widest range of potential medicinal benefits occurs when key phytocannabinoids–including CBD, CBDa, CBDV, CBG, CBC and THC–and terpenes work together.

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Cannabinoids aren’t by-products of hemp where you can pluck and eat directly from the plant. They are very unlike nuts or fruit in this manner. Instead, to safely consume cannabinoids they must first be extracted from the hemp plant. In this process, the harmful plant compounds like chlorophyll, lipids and waxes are removed; and the cannabinoids become available to be infused into an oil or tincture. 

The varying degrees of extraction will produce different spectrums, from a Full Spectrum Phytocannabinoid Hemp Oil to a Broad Spectrum Cannabinoid Oil or a Pure CBD Oil

what are cannabinoids?

Phytocannabinoids have impressive therapeutic potential and are being sought after to help manage stress, anxiety, pain, inflammation, sleep and more. Key compounds are included in the cannabinoid list below, and you will find a different combination of these cannabinoids in our Phytocannabinoid Hemp Oil, CBD Gummies, Broad Spectrum Hemp Oil, and Pure CBD Oil.

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Cannabichromene (CBC)

Cannabichromene is a cannabinoid that contributes to the overall analgesic, anti-inflammatory and antifungal effects of medical cannabis.

Cannabidiol (CBD)

CBD is a primary phytocannabinoid. Extensive research has demonstrated CBD to be a powerful antioxidant. Studies indicate its potential to treat a range of inflammatory, ischemic, age-related and autoimmune disorders.

Cannabidiolic Acid (CBDa)

Similar to CBD, CBDa has anti-inflammatory and anesthetic effects. Research suggests that CBDa may restrict pivotal inflammatory intermediators to treat pain and arthritis.

Cannabidivarin (CBDV)

Cannabidivarin is a homolog of cannabidiol. It is reported to have powerful anti-convulsive effects.

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Cannabigerol (CBG)

Cannabigerol is an adaptogenic “parent molecule” from which several other cannabinoids (THC, CBD and others) are derived. CBG is antibacterial and anti-tumor, and it is shown to stimulate neurogenesis (brain cell growth) and help with insomnia.

Cannabinol (CBN)

CBN is bred from the degradation of THC and is prevalent in aging cannabis plants. Current research is limited on CBN but some studies demonstrate its potential effects as an antibacterial agent and an appetite stimulant.

Tetrahydrocannabinol (d8 THC)

Delta-8-Tetrahydrocannabinol is similar to THC but has a slight difference in its chemical bond. D8 THC is shown to have positive effects on nausea, anxiety, appetite, and pain.

Delta 9 Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)

THC is a phytocannabinoid responsible for the psychoactive effects of medical cannabis. Our Veré CBD products have less than 0.3% THC. We also carry zero-THC CBD Oil ideal for individuals in high-stress career fields requiring routine drug testing.

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cannabinoid research

Knowledge is power. Consumers should have easy access to scientific research and opinions about the medicinal properties and use of phytocannabinoids and synergistic compounds like Cannabidiol (CBD), Cannabigerol (CBG), Cannabinol (CBN), Cannabichromene (CBC) and terpenes.

These highly respected sites offer sound perspectives on the evidence-based medicinal benefits and scientific facts about cannabis.

Veré encourages you to expand your cannabinoid education and consider the potential benefits of cannabinoids and CBD Oil on your personal health and lifestyle.   

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