What’s The Difference Between Broad and Full Spectrum?

There is some confusion and debate within the CBD industry when it comes to terminology.  Particularly around the terms full-spectrum and broad-spectrum. In most circumstances, language refers to the components of the product. It relates to cannabinoids: how many are in the product and how they interact with our endocannabinoid system.

There are similarities between broad spectrum distillate (BSD) and crystal-resistant distillate (CRD). However, the distillation process is perhaps what defines the two. The refining process for CRD is a little more extensive as it is a raw material. Therefore, THC levels are practically undetectable. Consequently, this process prevents crystalising for at least six weeks.

It also means that there are higher concentrations of minor cannabinoids in  Crystal CRD due to its liquid form. Therefore, when a product is a full-spectrum or broad-spectrum, it relates to the range of cannabinoids in each extract.

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