CBD (Cannabidiol) Technical Information

CBD Technical Information

Technical and explanatory information about CBD (Cannabidiol)...



CBD or Cannabidiol (official name) is one of the two main chemical compounds, (there are over 85 cannabinoids in the plant but THC and CBD are the main ones of interest), found in the cannabis plant and it has transformed from a little-known molecule, to a potential breakthrough nutritional component and treatment for many ailments. Below you can find out some technical information about what CBD is and how it works as well as the various ways people extract it.


How CBD (Cannabidiol) Works

CBD is a non-psychoactive pleiotropic drug, this means it produces varied multiple effects through molecular pathways. Mainly interacting with non-cannabinoid receptors and ion channels.(Click here to read more...)


Zero THC - THC vs CBD

Most CBD users are people who are looking to get the health benefits of CBD like; pain reduction, anxiety reduction and other benefits - but they don't want any mind altering experience or risks that THC can cause. (Click here to read more...)


CBD Extraction Processes

There are three main methods of extracting cannabidiol and each one has pros and cons. It important to understand the various extraction methods as they can affect the quality and performance . (Click here to read more...)


Endocannabinoid System & CBD

The endocannabinoid system (ECS) was first discovered by Professor Raphael Mechoulam in the 1960’s. Made up from a collection of cell receptors and molecules which react to agonists,. (Click here to read more...)


Medical / Therapeutic Uses of CBD

CBD (Cannabidiol) has been used for centuries as a medicinal and therapeutic aid. Today there are have been numerous clinical trials, studies and research into the health benefits of CBD. (Click here to read more...)