Many people have inquired about the difference between Full Spectrum CBD vs. Isolates. With so many different products, choices become difficult. There really are only two formulas that we are dealing with, either your product is made from the the entire plant known as Full Spectrum or the plant is further refined down to remove everything, except the CBD Isolate. As consumers, we need to understand the difference. So, lets breakdown the difference between Full Spectrum CBD vs. Isolates.
Full Spectrum CBD
First, we need to understand the part of the plant used to make the product. Are they using the whole plant or just the stems and seeds? If the whole plant is being used, we are getting all the benefit which contain Fatty acids, plant vitamins and minerals, cannabinoids, and terpenes. The product is then cold pressed through CO2 extraction given us the results of a high quality, pure oil extract. However, you must also watch how the oil is extracted as some companies use solvents and chemicals which can seep into the end product. Cold pressing does not do this. Once the extraction is completed it is then mixed with a carrier oil and sold as Full Spectrum. An example of Full Spectrum CBD is Tasty Drops.
CBD isolates have been furthered processed down to remove all the beneficial oil, including any trace of THC. This is through a process called chromatography. Extreme heat is used to further refine down the compound in a process called Decarboxylation. This process only leaves the CBD intact. With isolates being so varied you need to be aware of where your isolate was made. Some isolates are foreign made and brought to the United States for bottling and packaging. Some products are also labeled as Full Spectrum when they are made from isolates. You have to be able to trust where you are getting your product from. 113 Solution researches all of our manufacturers to ensure that we only sell top of the line CBD products.
What is the right product for me?
It is hard to know which is the correct product for you as ailments react differently to certain treatments. Currently research is minimal, but there are cases showing that Full Spectrum is more beneficial than isolates. There are plenty of higher dose CBD isolates on the market. This does not necessarily mean it is more beneficial than Full Spectrum.