Full spectrum oil contains all the cannabinoid compounds that are found in cannabis. This gives an “entourage effect”, which some say can be more potent than just pure CBD. These compounds include CBD as well as CBG, CBN, CBC, and THC. However, our products will always be under the federal limit of 0.3% THC.
There are more than 100 compounds known as cannabinoids in the cannabis plant, one being cannabidiol (CBD) of course. Other common cannabinoids you may come across are:
- Cannabicromene (CBC): anti-inflammatory, anti-depressant, anti-fungal, and anti-cancer properties
- Cannabidivarin (CBDV): anti-convulsion, anti-inflammatory, and anti-nausea properties, as well as its impact on pain and mood disorders. It’s particularly effective in providing symptom relief for Crohn’s, HIV/AIDS, and MS.
- Cannabigerol (CBG): anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, and anti-tumor properties. CBG has exhibited positive effects for cancer, glaucoma, inflammation and skin diseases.
- Cannabinol (CBN): sedative effect, along with anti-convulsant and anti-inflammatory properties
The major benefit of full spectrum CBD oil is the positive effect when all the compounds work in unison.
Full spectrum CBD also contains vitamins, essential fats, and protein. Vitamins A, C, E, and B are found in abundance in CBD, along with up to 20 amino acids and essential fatty acids, like Omega 3 and Omega 6. These amino acids speed your body’s ability to make protein, which improves recovery time, and the fatty acids are great for heart health.
Because of the benefits of the entire plant, full-spectrum CBD products are priced higher than their broad-spectrum counterparts or CBD isolate. It’s also more challenging for manufacturers to maintain consistent ratios when using a full-spectrum extract — again raising the overall cost of these oils.