CBD & Hemp Terminology 101

CBD & Hemp Terminology 101

Hemp, CBD, Cannabidiol, CBD Oil, the list goes on and on, so compiled a lot of CBD's biggest terms so you can better understand whats what!


CBD or Cannabidiol is one of the dominant compounds found in hemp and marijuana plants. The big difference between THC and CBD, is CBD doesn't get you "high". CBD has shown in studies to have the potential to aid with peoples health and wellness. CBD can be consumed in many different forms.


Also referred to as CBD is one of 100's of non-psychoactive cannabinoids found in cannabis plants. Hemp plants are high naturally cannabidiol. You also need to know that CBD will not cause a "high" feeling, even when taken in big doses. The phrases CBD and Cannabidiol can be used in place of each other.


CBD oil is just basically oil that is containing CBD. CBD oil can be derived from hemp plants. Since CBD is taken from hemp plants, CBD oil, and Hemp oil can be used interchangeably. There are of course multiple methods of extraction and the most common is CO2 extraction, which filters the plant through a series of high pressure, temperature-controlled chambers, and there is a chemical extraction using ethyl alcohol. Savage CBD chooses to use the CO2 method as we believe it is much a cleaner effective way of extracting CBD.


Neurotransmitters of the endocannabinoid system are the messengers for your brain. Cannabinoids are influencers of the receptors located throughout your brain and help generate responses. There is two type of cannabinoids. The cannabinoids in your body are called endocannabinoids (which are responsible for things like homeostasis.) The cannabinoids from plants are called exogenous cannabinoids, the exogenous cannabinoids of CBD mimic the effects of the endocannabinoids that are produced naturally in your body.


The cannabis plant is one of the oldest crops in history. Due to breeding, some plants were bred for medical purposes (marijuana) and others for food, rope etc. Hemp and marijuana are classified by their THC content. .3% or under is considered hemp.

Full Spectrum CBD Oil

Full spectrum CBD still contains terpenes, hydrocarbons, other CBDs, and flavonoids from the original plant source. A full spectrum product is for those who want to benefit from the "Full Spectrum" of the hemp plant.

CBD Isolate

CBD isolate is Cannabidiol in its more purest form. To get isolate, full spectrum CBD is processed moving all the extras from the plant until you're left with just pure CBD. A lot of people use CBD Isolate to avoid any chance of getting trace amounts of THC.

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