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Glossary

Bioavailability

This is the portion of a substance (drug or compound), which is absorbed from the body and that enters the circulation and has the ability to produce an effect. A compound given intravenously can have 100% bioavailability, whereas one absorbed from the intestinal tract may have only 5%. The greater the bioavailability of a drug, …

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Broad Spectrum

Does NOT have THC, but includes all other cannabinoids, terpenes and flavonoids. Broad spectrum hemp extract is the same as Full Spectrum but without THC.  

Canine Cognitive Dysfunction

Canine Cognitive Dysfunction (CCD) also known as Doggy Dementia. With both CCD and Alzheimer’s, neurotoxic proteins accumulate in the brain and these plaques, along with compromise of the brain vasculature, contributes to the brain impairment that is a hallmark of both Alzheimer’s and canine cognitive dysfunction. Fortunately, dogs with CCD seldom show the severity of …

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Cannabinoids

Compounds found in the cannabis plant or synthetic compounds that can interact with the endocannabinoid system.

CBD

The most commonly found cannabinoid in the hemp plant. CBD is the abbreviation for cannabidiol which is a naturally occurring chemical compound found in the Cannabis sativa L plant. CBD is one of over 80 known cannabinoids in the hemp plant and it is non-psychoactive, so it won’t get your pet high. Other cannabinoids, such …

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CBD Isolate

Pure CBD. You don’t get the entourage effect with CBD isolate. CBD isolate is the cheapest cannabinoid and is mostly used in CHEAP CBD oils. We also don’t recommend giving your dog Isolates. An isolate is basically pure CBD as a single compound. The endocannabinoid system works best when multiple cannabinoids, terpenes and flavonoids are …

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CBD Oil

Generic term that could refer to broad spectrum, full spectrum or isolate products. Most commonly used.

CBG

Considered to be the Mother of all cannabinoids because all cannabinoids start as CBG and then are converted to CBD, THC, etc. It is very expensive because most hemp plants contain very low quantities of CBG.

CBN

CBN (Cannabinol) is a non-intoxicating cannabinoid. It is found in low quantities in the help plant which is why it is extremely expensive.