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CBD Isolate vs. Full-Spectrum CBD: What’s the Difference?

CBD Isolate vs. Full-Spectrum CBD: What’s the Difference?

CBD isolate is the pure form of CBD, while full-spectrum CBD is an extract containing other compounds of the cannabis plant, such as terpenes and other cannabinoids. The third type is broad-spectrum CBD.

A full-spectrum CBD product contains multiple cannabis plant extracts, including essential oils, terpenes and other cannabinoids, such as cannabinol.

Full-spectrum CBD products may also contain up to 0.3% of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), however, such a low amount is not strong enough to have significant psychoactive effects.

CBD isolate is a pure form of CBD. It contains no other cannabis plant compounds. Daytrip’s CBD comes from hemp plants harvested in the Emerald Triangle of northern California. CBD isolate is made by pulling CBD from the plant and removing all other ingredients. By removing cannabinoids such as THC, the “high” effect is taken away. While isolated CBD is essentially 99% pure CBD, it doesn’t contain any of the beneficial terpenes or flavonoids that encourage the entourage effect present in full-spectrum CBD.

For that reason, Daytrip infuses botanical terpenes from clementine oranges that have mood-elevating properties to give our trademark happy calm that we call the “Daytrip Effect”. Read more about the Daytrip Effect here.

Broad-spectrum CBD contains cannabidiol and the other natural compounds found within the plant, except for THC, which is completely removed after the extraction process has taken place.

Selecting which type of CBD is right for you, it is important to look at reason for consuming and desired end result. Daytrip believes Happier is Healthier, therefore we have chosen botanical terpenes that have uplifting qualities (a proprietary blend including Limonene, Beta-Caryophyllene, Myrcene). If you are looking for a “Sativa-like” mood-elevation than our Daytrip sparkling waters or CBD gummies would be the perfect choice.

CBD edibles are one popular choice, and though research suggests eating or drinking CBD requires the liver and digestive track to break down the CBD before it can be fully absorbed — and your body may not absorb all of it, Daytrip’s Foliole Nexus Technology uses water-soluble particles in similar size to human cells – allowing for maximum absorption right as the product hits your mouth making Daytrip beverages and gummies a fast-acting alternative to other CBD brands out in the market.