Frequently Used Cannabis Acronyms
While searching for benefits of Hemp CBD Oil, many people have come across acronyms like CBN, Δ8-THC or THCV among others. While this is standard industry practice when discussing the components in any given extract or tincture, the average shopper may not be as thoroughly inducted in the bio chemical ins- and outs and therefore we have created this handy guide.
Cannabinoids and their abbreviations
|CBGA - Cannabigerolic acid||CBNA - Cannabinolic acid|
|CBGAM - Cannabigerolic acid monomethyl ether||CBN - Cannabinol|
|CBGM - Cannabigerol monomethyl ether||CBNM - Cannabinol methyl ether|
|CBGVA - Cannabigerovarinic acid||CBNV - Cannabinovarin|
|CBG - Cannabigerol||CBN-C1 - Cannabiorcol-C1|
|CBGV - Cannabigevarin||Δ 8 THCA - Delta 8-Tetrahydrocannabinolic acid|
|THCA - Tetrahydrocannabinolic acid||Δ8-THC - Delta-8-Tetrahydrocannabinol|
|THCVA - Tetrahydrocannabivarinic acid||CBLA - Cannabicyclolic acid|
|THC - Tetrahydrocannabinol||CBLV - Cannabicyclovarin|
|THCV - Tetrahydrocannabivarin||CBL - Cannabicyclol|
|THCOA - Tetrahydrocannabiorcolic acid||CBND - Cannabinodiol|
|THC - Tetrahydrocannabiorcol||CBE - Cannabielsoin|
|CBDA - Cannabidiolic acid||CBEA - Cannabielsoic acid|
|CBDVA - Cannabidivarinic acid||CBDHQ - Cannabidiol hydroxyquinone|
|CBD - Cannabidiol||CBT - Cannabicitran|
|CBDV - Cannabidivarin||CBV - Cannabivarin|
|CBDM - Cannabidiol monomethyl ether||CBVD - Cannabinodivarin|
|CBD-C1 - Cannabidiorcol||CBF - Cannabifuran|
|CBCA - Cannabichromenic acid||DCBF - Dehydrocannabifuran|
|CBCVA - Cannabichromevarinic acid||CBCN - Cannabichromanone|
|CBC - Cannabichromene||CBCON - Cannabicoumaronone|
|CBCV - Cannabichromevarin||CBR - Cannabiripsol|
|CBM - Cannabimovone||CBX - Cannabioxepane|
Interestingly enough, we only list a few here although there are more than 119 cannabinoids naturally occurring in cannabis.
Terpenes and their abbreviations
Found in the cannabis plants occurring alongside with the cannabinoids, terpenes are volatile aromatic compounds that can be found in cannabis, but can also be found in other plant products like fruits. Thanks to the environment that the plants were grown, the purity of the soil, the amount of fresh air and sunshine available, different strains can have different terpenes but even the same strains can have different terpenes because of the condition they were grown.
Some of the most common terpenes are:
|α - Alfa||BCP - Beta-caryophyllene - Beta-caryophyllene|
|β - Beta||GPP - Geranyl pyrophosphate - Geranyl pyrophosphate|
|Δ - Delta||GDP - Geranyl diphosphate - Geranyl diphosphate|
We hope that this guide has shed some more light into the doubts you had about the different components in cannabidiol oil.
You might find our article What Are The Differences Between THC and CBD? interesting.