Myriam’s Hope proprietary CBDa oil contains 750 mg+ CBDA per fluid ounce and other beneficial and therapeutic phytocannabinoids, terpenes, and flavonoids.
In recent years, there has been a lot of focus on the medical potential of CBD (cannabidiol), a non-intoxicating cannabinoid that has gentle sedative properties. It’s also being used as a treatment for rare forms of epilepsy.
The difference between these acidic forms of cannabis and their better-known versions (CBDA vs CBD, for example) is that the acidic forms of cannabinoids aren’t pharmacologically active.
Though, the majority of the research studies around hemp have been focused on the non-acidic forms of its cannabinoids (CBD, CBN, CBG, etc). But the benefits of their acidic precursors such as CBDA, and its potential benefits, and its uses, are finally being unlocked.
Using the decarboxylation extraction method (critical process), CBDA occurs by exposing the cannabis plant to either heat or sunlight, CBDA converts to CBD. In other words, CBDA is the raw form or predecessor to CBD.
Short answer no, on a molecular level they are not the same. CBDA activates the serotonin 5-HT1A receptor, increasing its mood changing capabilities. CBD has plenty of benefits and spreads almost over every psychological and physical issue while CBDA hones in on the serotonin receptors.
No. The only psychoactive cannabinoid found in hemp is THC, which all legal hemp contains .3% or below.