Full vs. Broad Spectrum and Isolate

Product formulations are a critical part of the CBD extraction process, but sometimes it can get complicated. What is full spectrum distillate? How is it any different from broad spectrum distillate? And what about CBD isolate? All of these formulations have their place in the CBD industry and it is important to know what product is the best for each individual in order to create a profitable extraction business. Depending on the individual user, full spectrum, broad spectrum or CBD isolate can have different effects, and may affect that user’s preference when choosing a product. Where full spectrum may be considered the best option for someone looking to take advantage of The entourage effect with terpenes and a full range of cannabinoids working together to create compounded effects, CBD isolate may be the best choice for someone looking for the lone benefits of just cannabidiol. Lying somewhere in the middle lies broad spectrum which may contain specific cannabinoids and terpenes without THC in any quantity. All of these formulations are beneficial to some, and detrimental to others making it important to distinguish each in your own production. In this episode of extrakTALKS, Dr. Jon and Randall Thompson go into full detail about these topics including how to formulate, the legality, and the personal risks and benefits of each. Listen up and learn how to implement these formulations to your own extraction business and see just how vital full, broad and isolate formulations are in the CBD market.

LISTEN to this episode:

[00:00] – Welcome
[05:07] – Primer Full Spectrum, Broad Spectrum , Isolate
[06:50] – Brands of United Science
[07:28] – Bulk Products from Hemp
[10:05] – Progression of products
[11:13] – Close up of Hemp Flower
[12:26] – Biomass Composition
[13:07] – Hemp and Marijuana Processing
[13:45] – Crude Oil
[14:58] – Soupy Collection of Crude Oil
[16:02] – Crude Composition
[17:54] – Distillate
[18:59] – Distillate Composition
[20:04] – Isolate
[20:49] – Isolate Composition
[22:14] – Broad Spectrum
[22:22] – Broad Spectrum Composition
[23:19] – Full Spectrum Vs Broad Spectrum, Vs Engineered Spectrum
[26:54] – In Full Spectrum THC Non-Spec What is the Average Percentage?
[27:44] – Example of an Engineered Spectrum?
[32:15] – Pros and Cons for Bulk Products
[35:14] – Taste Testing Different Products
[42:03] – Growing Population of CBD Users
[47:18] – Formulations
[47:40] – What is the Entourage Effect?
[48:47] – Pharmacodynamics
[57:36] – Terpenes and Cannabinoids That Work Synergistically
[58:33] – Main Terpenes Found
[01:00:20] – Dr. Jon’s Entourage Effect Comparison
[01:06:31] – Final Words

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