Your HEMP EXTRACT Dictionary

HEMP EXTRACT - Stands for Cannabidiol - a specific kind of non-psychoactive chemical compound called a “cannabinoid” that is found in the plant genus Cannabis. HEMP EXTRACT can have far-reaching benefits throughout all body’s natural systems, ranging from pain and anxiety relief to appetite stimulation. It is also known to aid in overall wellness, helping to keep the body strong and healthy.

Hemp - Hemp is cannabis typically prepared for cloth, rope, oils, ointments or other products. Hemp, as opposed to marijuana, is usually not smoked nor eaten as a plant, but its oils can be ingested. Very little to no THC is in hemp. Contains the cannabinoid HEMP EXTRACT, among others.

Marijuana - Marijuana is cannabis that is typically prepared to be ingested or inhaled. There is usually medium to high amounts of THC in marijuana. Contains the cannabinoid HEMP EXTRACT, among others.

Cannabis - The plant from which hemp and marijuana are derived. Its most popular species is Cannabis sativa.

THC -  Stands forTetrahydrocannabinol and is the cannabinoid found in marijuana that has psychoactive properties. It is what causes people to get a “high” from marijuana usage. There is no THC in Aterra’s HEMP EXTRACT.

Endocannabinoid System - This is how cannabinoids interact with our bodies. It is a network of neurons and receptors that runs throughout the entire body and all of its major systems. The endocannabinoid system impacts physiological processes affecting pain modulation, memory and appetite plus anti-inflammatory effect and other immune system responses. The endocannabinoid system comprises of two types of receptors, CB1 and CB2, which serve distinct functions in human health and well-being. CB1 receptors are primarily found in the brain and central nervous system, while CB2 receptors are mostly peripheral organs primarily associated with the immune system.

Full Spectrum - Full spectrum means the HEMP EXTRACT cannabinoid is extracted in combination with the other cannabinoids in the hemp plant. HEMP EXTRACT works fine on it’s own, but when all these cannabinoids work together, it creates a better, quicker, and even longer lasting effect.

Water Soluble - Through a process called nanoemulsion, Aterra’s HEMP EXTRACT extract is broken down into smaller particles that your body is able to absorb into the bloodstream much easier and quicker than normal. This increases the bioavailability of the HEMP EXTRACT by 400%, making it 4x more effective.

Terpene - Large class of unsaturated organic hydrocarbons found in the essential oils of plants - in this case, the cannabis plant. Terpenes are responsible for the aroma of cannabis.

Flavonoids - A large nutrient family found in many plants, fruits and vegetables, including cannabis. Falconoids have many health benefits including antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-viral, anti-cancer and anti-allergic activity.

Supercritical CO2 extraction - A process used to extract specific compounds from raw plant material leaving no leftover solvents or residues. The plant material is compressed at a low temperature before pressurized supercritical CO2 is forced through it to draw out the desired compound -which is collected in a reservoir. The CO2 then evaporates back into a gas as the mixture is brought to room temperature, leaving behind the desired compound. This method is so much more effective than other forms of extraction because even the smallest change in temperature or pressure results in a big change in its density. (https://www.whatisHemp Extract-extraction-supercritical-co2/)

Phytochemicals - Plant chemicals that have protective or disease preventive properties. They are not required to sustain life, but they are beneficial to human health.

Phytocannabinoid-Rich (PCR) - Our Phytocannabiniod-rich (PCR) hemp oil is naturally rich in Cannabidiol (HEMP EXTRACT), and also contains Cannabidivarin (HEMP EXTRACTv), Cannabigerol (CBG), Cannabitriol (CBE), Cannabinol (CBN), Cannabichromene (CBC), as well as terpenes, flavonoids, and essential amino acids. Our proprietary technology allows us to completely remove the THC without disturbing the other naturally synergistic compounds.

Nanoemulsion - A process through which the HEMP EXTRACT extract is broken down into smaller particles that your body is able to absorb into the bloodstream much easier and quicker than normal. This increases the bioavailability of the HEMP EXTRACT and makes it 4x more effective.


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