Frequently Asked Questions
What are cannabinoids?
Cannabinoids are a group of fatty compounds found in hemp but also produced by other plants and the human body. They are the primary chemical compounds produced by the cannabis plant. These compounds are key players in normal immune and central nervous system functioning. There are more than 80 identified cannabinoids.
A system within the human body called the endocannabinoid system (ECS) has receptors that these compounds fit into, using cannabinoids to repair damaged cells and provide a state of internal stability necessary for survival, despite fluctuations in our external environment.
According to a patent filed by the US Department of Health & Human Services, cannabinoids are "antioxidants and neuroprotectants."
Hemp produces more than 80 different cannabinoids naturally. Of the 80+ non-psychoactive cannabinoids, Cannabidiol (CBD) is the most widely known. Others include Cannabigerol (CBG), Cannabichromene (CBC) & more.
CW Hemp whole-plant extracts tap a unique assortment of hemp's cannabinoids, plus terpenes, flavonoids, and other valuable hemp compounds that work synergistically (link to Entourage Effect) to heighten their positive effects within the body, making whole-plant cannabinoids superior to single-compound CBD alternatives.