MOLECULAR VS WHOLE PLANT CBD …WP-CBD??

When I advise a patient to take, say, 10 mg of CBD, they can dose out exactly 10 mg of CBD. However, it is much more than just CBD.

As I have discussed many times, Whole Plant CBD/THC, contains hundreds of minor cannabinoids, terpenes, plant waxes, carbohydrates and as many as 1000 unique molecules in total according to Dr. Raphael Mechoulam’s lab.

So, it is no surprise that dosing of Whole Plant CBD is quite different than dosing molecular CBD. I have been almost accused of cheating by using Whole Plant. If that is cheating, I am a cheater. I think taking a tiny piece of a molecule based upon a naturally occurring molecule and patenting it, is cheating.

So, we really need different terms for Whole Plant CBD vs Molecular CBD.

Since molecular CBD is just the single molecule, let’s leave it as just CBD or THC.

If the cannabinoids are extracted as a part of a true Whole Plant oil/extract, let’s consider:

WP-THC

WP-CBD

Thoughts??

Author
Allan Frankel, MD Dr Allan Frankel is one of the few physicians in the US who truly understands Cannabis as a medicine. All treatments suggested have been well studied. Every patient seen by Dr Frankel is given a personally created Treatment Plan created with the patient's specific issues defined. Plant medicine requires "tuning" of the dosing. Dr Frankel works with his patients thru a messaging portal. The use of this portal, allows quick and simple follow up contact with Dr Frankel. Patients are not charged for these messages, as this is how Dr Frankel has learned what he has learned. Follow up appointments in person or by phone/video are also available when needed

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