Know Your CBD Terms

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Are you interested in adding CBD to your healthy lifestyle, but you still have questions? We know that many of the terms may be confusing. So, this week’s blog outlines both key CBD terms and our library of educational content.

CBD Vs. THC:  Terms To Know

What’s the difference between CBD and THC: As the legal use of marijuana and other cannabis products grows, consumers are becoming more curious about their options. This includes Cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), two natural compounds found in plants of the Cannabis genus.—

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Here is a list of the most commonly used CBD terms. While this is not a complete guide to CBD terms, the explanations will most likely answer many of your questions.


Also known as CBD. They are the naturally occurring cannabinoids found in the cannabis plant. CBD does not have psychoactive effects.  Consider CBD as the nickname for Cannabidiol.


A strain of cannabis grown for industrial use. The hemp used for CBD products must contain less than 3% THC.


THC is the primary psychoactive compound in marijuana that gives the high sensation. If you have been following along, you know that CBD use does not provide that high sensation.


A psychoactive substance is a chemical substance that acts primarily upon the central nervous system. It alters brain function, resulting in temporary changes in perception, mood, consciousness, and behavior. CBD, unlike marijuana, is not psychoactive.


Aromatic organic compounds: The types and amounts of terpenes in different strains of cannabis can determine how that strain will taste and smell. Some claim how it will affect your mood.

Full Spectrum CBD

CBD that is full of all of the terpenes, cannabinoids, flavonoids and fatty acids found in hemp. In other words, it contains the full spectrum of benefits.

Broad Spectrum CBD

CBD extracted from the cannabis plant with all of the other compounds from the plant except for THC. That means it contains terpenes, essential oils, and other cannabinoids from the plant.


Any food containing some form of cannabis. An example would be the Purity CBD Gummies.

The Purity CBD Library

After reading through some CBD terms to know, you may want to expand your knowledge by browsing the Purity CBD Library of blogs.  Here are excerpts and links to three educational blogs written by the Purity team.

Which CBD Products Fit Your Need?

Are you new to CBD or considering the option for stress, depression, sleep assistance, or pain management? If you are wondering what CBD product fits your needs, we are here to provide information and tips.

If you are considering adding CBD to your health regime, you are not alone.

CBD is beginning to displace some traditional medications. More than one in five current CBD consumers (22%) said they have replaced a drug with CBD. – The CBD Insider 2019 Survey

Common Uses For CBD

The Most Common Uses for CBD What’s behind the popularity of CBD products? Well, not only is it a nature-based product, it is a solution that fits many needs. Daily users of CBD infused products have found relief from a broad spectrum of ailments.

“It’s (CBD) gaining momentum in the health and wellness world, with some scientific studies confirming it may ease symptoms of ailments like chronic pain and anxiety.” –

How To Shop For CBD Products

The first step in shopping for CBD is to know the benefit or end-result that you desire.

  • Do you need a sleep aid?
  • Need assistance with pain management?
  • Are you shopping for CBD for a pet or an active senior?

Once you know the benefits of CBD, it is easy to pick the perfect product to fit your need.

Understanding CBD terms builds confidence in adding the benefits of CBD to your healthy lifestyle. The Purity CBD team frequently writes blogs, tips, and FAQs. Customers provide testimonials. It’s all here on our website.