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Full Spectrum vs Broad Spectrum

Three glass jars of medical cannabis

Full Spectrum vs Broad Spectrum

Three glass jars of medical cannabis

Full Spectrum Oil is created from the whole plant.

Everything the plant has to offer, including flavonoids & terpenes; all the natural smells, colour and taste of Hemp. Including lipids, giving you the full natural benefits of the Hemp Plant. Giving you all the elements of the plant is called the Entourage effect. Using a Co2 extraction process. Full-Spectrum will include trace elements of THC less than 0.2%. 

Enjoy all the PhytoCannabinoids in Full-Spectrum.

There are of course benefits to both Full-Spectrum and Broad-spectrum.

Broad-spectrum CBD can be up to 80% pure, also called a THC free distillate, with no trace elements of THC around 0.0005%.

A more refined version of full-spectrum CBD, Distillation is the extraction process used, whereby cannabinoids and terpenes are refined at a molecular level.

See our article on Terpenes to understand their role.

Why choose Broad-Spectrum

Broad-Spectrum is a better choice for people who want a cleaner CBD experience, with minimal impurities. According to studies, the broad-spectrum distillate is less potent than its full-spectrum counterpart due to the lack of the terpenes, flavonoids and lipid fats.
The distillate can be applied to an MCT Carrier Oil or foods and if so desired can have the terpenes added back to the mix.removes all other elements of the plant, removing the other Cannabinoids, including any trace element of THC

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Benefits of Broad-spectrum

The beauty of Broad-Spectrum is to enjoy the benefits of CBD without the with flavonoids, removing the strong earthy tastes and smells, giving your taste buds a more pleasant experience.

Its easier to create a fabulous tasting CBD oil using distillates.

99% Pure

It is also worth mentioning CBD Isolate; Isolate is a highly refined cannabis extract often derived from the hemp flowers alone.

The crystallised Isolate, a concentrate of CBD, Can be 99% pure, is ground into a white, odourless powder, Removing any elements of THC.

It is not legal to use an isolate for products in oral consumption.

Glass jar on it's side spilling white powder CBD isolate

Giving you the choice

At Big Chief Hemp, We provide a wide choice of CBD products.
In our Tincture Oil oral drops, we prefer to use a CBD Distillate.
Using a distillate gives our customer assurances no THC is present. Also, provides great-tasting and lovely smelling CBD Oils.

If you prefer CBD full-Spectrum Oral Oil’s, complete with Terpenes and Flavonoids, we bring to market a full-Spectrum Hemp oil oral Sprays, processed in the UK at an affordable price.

We are very proud of our 750mg CBD Capsules – Full Spectrum Oil soft gel capsules, bringing you the full entourage of the Hemp Plant. We have worked hard to source superb CBD oils with a hint of CBG; the lab report on these guys is fabulous.


They both have benefits – Big Chief Hemp prefer using CBD Distillates in our Oral Oils, to bring our customer assurances there is no THC and to provide a great tasting and lovely smelling CBD Oils.

And give you the full benefit of whole plant extract in our capsules.

The choice is yours.