These acidic versions of -varin cannabinoids are non-decarboxylated.
Along with the primary cannabinoids and their variants, there are a number of minor cannabinoids in full spectrum hemp oil whose benefits have not yet been thoroughly studied. Even in low quantities, these cannabinoids interact with our native endocannabinoid system, and are present in our hemp oil.
Many people are familiar with cannabidiol (CBD), which is found in highly concentrated amounts in our products, but there are actually dozens of cannabinoids found in hemp, which have shown many benefits in studies. We choose to make all our CBD oil products with full spectrum hemp oil, which includes all of the cannabinoids found in the plant, so you don’t miss out on any of the benefits. In fact, according to one theory, these active compounds work synergistically for greater end effects.
Cannabinol results from the degradation of THC. There is little of it in the fresh plant, but decarboxylation often raises the amount of CBN in the plant as an effect. CBN is only mildly psychoactive and has a higher affinity for the CB2 receptor than the CB1 receptor, linking CBN to the body’s immune system. In hemp oil, CBN is present in levels of 0.2% or lower.
Like THCA and CBDA, there are other pre-decarboxylated forms of cannabinoids present in cannabis. Once exposed to heat, light, or alkaline conditions, these cannabinoids lose a carbon atom and take their common form. These cannabinoids are present in our raw forms of oil that have not been decarboxylated.
Cannabigerol is known as the stem cell cannabinoid for its role as a precursor to other cannabinoids found in hemp and marijuana. Previously overlooked as a significant cannabinoid, the role of CBG is becoming better understood, and companies like Medical Marijuana, Inc.’s AXIM® Biotechnologies are starting to research its potential. Because most CBG is transformed into other cannabinoids like CBD or THC by the cannabis plant, natural CBG levels are low in most processed cannabis plants.
While the data is scarce, and most studies focus on the impact of full-spectrum CBD oil on mice, and not humans, the early returns show that full-spectrum CBD shows a great deal of promise, especially on these treatment fronts.
When bundled together (a scenario known as the "entourage effect"), CBD advocates say that full spectrum can create a powerful CBD treatment that surpasses so-called CBD isolate products, which work individually to treat various medical issues. Those elements include healing properties like protein, fiber, fatty acids, and rich essential vitamins.
That's where the entourage effect comes into play. Gathered together, as a whole plant filled with a wide array of cannabinoids, users can avail themselves of a full menu of cannabinoid compounds.
The global cannabis market is large and growing larger by the day.
In that regard, full-spectrum CBD oil is widely credited with helping treat serious medical conditions like anxiety, depression, muscle pain, migraines, and other adverse medical conditions.
While research continues on the effectiveness and risks associated with CBD products, a special focus has been placed on full spectrum CBD oil, especially in regard to its potential benefits and drawbacks.
A significant reason for that growth is the widespread use of full-spectrum CBD.