1gram/1,000mg of Lab-tested CBD isolate.
What is CBD Isolate?
CBD isolate comes in the form of 99% pure CBD crystals or powder. One glance at CBD isolate will automatically tell you that you’re dealing with a high-quality product. The tiny crystals glisten in the sun like diamonds, and the powder form is a heavenly white.
However, the road to creating this ultra-pure product is long. Although we’d love to get in-depth on every step of the process, we’ll go over the basics so that you have a fundamental understanding.
First, hemp plants are used as the base material for extraction. This is because hemp plants contain a significant amount of CBD and a low concentration of THC.
Next, the hemp flowers are run through the CO2 or ethanol process of extraction. This process involves high temperature and high pressure. After this initial step, extraction technicians are left with a full-spectrum CBD oil.
Full-spectrum CBD oils are filled with cannabinoids, terpenes, and flavonoids. However, since the end goal is to create a 99% pure CBD isolate product, multiple refinement steps are necessary.
It’s at this point that multiple techniques are utilized to separate any cannabinoid, terpene, and flavonoid that isn’t CBD. One method of singling out various compounds is by manipulating the temperature to reach specific boiling points. However, this may be problematic in the event that the CBD compound is accidentally removed as well.
This is why some CBD extraction companies opt to use preparative chromatography as their primary separation technique. Preparative chromatography utilizes high-performance liquid chromatography to separate compounds from a given sample. In this case, all cannabinoids, terpenes, and flavonoids are removed – except CBD.
After this technical process, the end result is 99% pure CBD isolate. Depending on various factors, the CBD isolate may be crystallized or in powder form.