Broad spectrum products contain an array of cannabinoids and terpenes but zero THC based on the manufacturer's lab testing. Third party lab reports that are readily available from reputable companies can tell you which cannabinoids and terpenes are in the product and at what levels.
These products have often gone through additional processing to try to isolate and remove as much THC as possible while still maintaining the other cannabinoids and terpenes. In other cases, they are isolate-based with additional cannabinoids and terpenes added in.
Full spectrum (or "whole plant") products contain CBD as well as terpenes and other cannabinoids such as CBG, CBN and trace amounts of THC. Usually these will be in ratios that were naturally-occurring and extracted from the plant and specific strain. Terpenes and cannabinoids are occasionally added back into products as an isolated form to raise the potency of the product.
Full spectrum products are by far the most popular. With full spectrum CBD oil products, you have the advantage of something called the "entourage effect."" This is where all the cannabinoids and terpenes are working together in synergy, something that broad spectrum and isolate products will lack.
Those subject to drug testing should be cautious when it comes to full spectrum products. The THC found in full spectrum hemp oil products is minimal (less than 0.3%), but can still trigger a positive drug test.
Which is better?
There are many that believe that other cannabinoids, THC especially, are necessary to take full advantage of what cannabis has to offer. Ultimately,
however, we are all different and it comes down to the individual user and their needs. If drug testing is a concern, you’re encouraged to seek out CBD
isolate products (or terpsolates) or broad spectrum products instead of full spectrum.
2. What are you attempting to achieve? *
3. Potency *
500mg: Our lowest cost option for those that want the benefits of CBD, but are not suffering from chronic ailments, light stress, or sleeping problems
1500mg: The most popular option for standard daily relief
3500mg: Moderate chronic pains, consistent stress and anxiety
500mg: Extra Strength for maximum effectiveness
6000mg: Our clinical version for maximum strength anxiety relief and muscle growth and recovery
4. Recommendations *
General Basic Relief: Desired Potency of Oil, Gummies, Edibles, or Vape - 1 in a.m. and 1 before bed
Quitting Smoking: Vape and 1500mg oil
Better Sleep: Suggest buying a standard option in a.m. and match it with Lunis before bed
Chronic Stress and Anxiety: Fortis 2x's daily - a.m. and noon, Lunis before Bed
Athletes: Fortis 2x's daily - a.m. and noon, Lunis before Bed
Energy and Relief: Virtus 2x's daily - a.m. and noon, Lunis before bed
Chronic Pain: Fortis 2x's daily - a.m. and noon, Lunis before Bed
Immunity and Health: Virtus 2x's daily - a.m. and noon, Lunis before bed
Cognitive Assistance: Virtus 2x's daily - a.m. and noon, Lunis before bed
Cognitive Assistance - No Amp: Fortis 2x's daily - a.m. and noon, Lunis before Bed