The 3 main types of CBD

The 3 main types of CBD


Like many others, the amount of information that is circulating about CBD is overwhelming and hard to decipher between what's accurate and false. What most people don't realize is that not all CBD is created equally. 

It's commonly thought that CBD comes in one form. There are actually three common types of CBD. These are extracted from the hemp plant in different ways to achieve different results and variations. 





Full Spectrum consists of the whole plant. Full Spectrum contains a high percentage of CBD but also contains beneficial terpenes, other cannabinoids and under 0.3% THC. The combination of having all parts of the plant creates a synergestic effect also known as entourage effect. The theory that all compounds in cannabis work together, and when taken in combination, they produce a better effect than when taken alone. 


Broad Spectrum which is quite similar to full spectrum however broad spectrum typically does not contain any THC. 


Isolate is most commonly used. It comes in a powdered form. This form of CBD typically contains around 95-98% CBD and little to nothing else. 




The effect a person gets or doesn't get, from one specific brand's CBD product 


CBD has the potential to unlock several health and wellness benefits, but it does its best work in combination with other compounds found in the Cannabis plant.  

shouldn't be the determining basis of CBD. You really need to research the type of CBD being used and the amount before throwing in the towel. Shop around and see what products works best for you. 


Isolated CBD: Consists of only CBD and extremely low amount of anything else.

Full Spectrum CBD: Contains High amount of CBD but also includes other compounds of the cannabis plant, such as terpenes and other cannabinoids.

Broad-spectrum CBD



CO2 Extraction:


Distillation Extraction:





The difference between industrial hemp cbd and marijuana derived cbd is this. Industrial hemp has extremely low THC levels. Marijuana on the other hand has been breed over the years to have extremely higher THC levels. 

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