Glossary of Terms

Brio: means vivacity of life. LIVE AND LIVE WELL

Nano: very very small

Water Dispersible:  capable of dissolving in water

Endocannabinoid System (ECS):  a biological system which impacts our health and plays an important roll in the brain and immune system.  

Broad Spectrum: a cannabis product that contains not only CBD, but also terpenes, flavonoids, protiens and zero THC

CBD:  Cannabidiol - one of the primary cannabinoids found in cannabis

Certificate of Analysis: A report provided by a testing facility as verification that tests were performed, as well as their results.

Entourage Effect: When all of the plants benefits work together in the body, creating a synergistic effect.  (Not found in isolates)

Bioavailability: The degree and rate of which a substance (such as a drug) is absorbed in to a living system or is made available at the site of interaction.

Water Soluble/Dispersable: able to be dissolved in water.

Sublingual: Consuming a product by placing under ones tongue.

Hemp: A cannabis product that contains less than .3% of THC

Terpenes: The plants oil that gives it the aroma and flavor.

Beta-Caryophyllene: Is an extremely common terpene found in cannabis that is known for its herbal spiciness, tinted by hints of wood. It is most commonly found in black pepper, cinnamon, and hops

Terpinolene: A terpene present in cannabis that is recognizable for its woodsy aroma in tandem with citrus and floral notes.

Linalool: Assist in anti-inflammation, anti-depressant and stress relief

Myrcene: Assist with anti-inflammation, muscle relaxation and acts as a sedative

Limonene: Assist with elevating mood, relieving stress and is an anti-bacterial

Humulene: Suppresses ones appetite

Alpha-Pinene: Is an organic compound of the terpene class, one of two isomers of pinene. It is an alkene and it contains a reactive four-membered ring. It is found in the oils of many species of many coniferous trees, notably the pine

Nootropic: Used to enhance memory or other cognitive functions

Huperzia: Nootropic supplement to help improve memory and mental function

Alpha GPC: Nootropic that helps improve memory, thinking skills and learning.

Melatonin: A hormone that regulates the sleep–wake cycle.

5HTP: An amino acid that your body naturally produces. Your body uses it to produce serotonin, research has demonstrated that 5-HTP may reduce the risks of panic attacks and symptoms of panic, as well as anxiety and emotional stress†.

Homeostasis: The ability to maintain a relatively stable internal state that persists despite changes in the world outside.

NAC (N-Acetyl Cysteine): Consuming adequate cysteine and NAC is important for a variety of health reasons — including replenishing the most powerful antioxidant in your body, glutathione. These amino acids also help with chronic respiratory conditions, fertility and brain health.  NAC helps replenish glutathione, arguably your body’s most powerful antioxidant. Therefore, it can improve a variety of health conditions.  NAC plays an important role in your body’s detoxification process.  It can help prevent side effects of drugs and environmental toxins. In fact, doctors regularly give intravenous (IV) NAC to people with an acetaminophen overdose to prevent or reduce kidney and liver damage.  NAC also has applications for other liver diseases due to its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits.  Do not take if you are allergic to NAC.

Japanese Raisin: A natural chemical known as Dihydromyricetin (DHM) or Ampelopsin which is extremely beneficial for the liver. This specific chemical is the reason why it’s such an effective hang-over cure. However, not only does it battle the effects of a hang-over, but it also protects the liver from damage that’s caused by alcohol.

Milk Thistle: A natural treatment for liver problems. These liver problems include cirrhosis, jaundice, hepatitis, and gallbladder disorders.

Sunflower Lecithin: Is made by dehydrating a sunflower and separating it into three parts: oil, gum, and solids. The lecithincomes from the gum. It is processed through a cold press system like the one used to make olive oil.

Arnica Montana: Arnica is well known for it’s homeopathic pain relief, antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties.

Yerba Mate: Yerba Mate is known for its wide range of benefits and commonly known for providing a boost in energy and focus. Yerba Mate is rich in antioxidants including saponins which have anti-inflammatory properties.

GABA: Gamma aminobutyric acid (GABA) is a naturally occurring amino acid that works as a neurotransmitter in your brain relieving anxiety, improving mood, reducing symptoms of premenstrual syndrome (PMS), and treating attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). It is also used for promoting lean muscle growth, burning fat, stabilizing blood pressure, and relieving pain†.

QUERCETIN: Quercetin is a pigment that belongs to a group of plant compounds called flavonoids. Quercetin has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects which might help reduce inflammation, control blood sugar, and help prevent heart disease.

Reishi Mushroom: (Ganoderma lucidum) has been known for several heath benefits including immune support, heart health, reduce stress and lessen fatigue†.

Ginger: Rich in antioxidants, has been used in natural medicine for centuries. Aiding in immune support, oxidative stress, improving digestion and anti-inflammatory.

L-Theanine:  Elevates levels of GABA, as well as serotonin and dopamine. These chemicals are known as neurotransmitters, and they work in the brain to regulate emotions, mood, concentration, alertness, and sleep, as well as appetite, energy, and other cognitive skills.

Prebiotics: Special plant fibers that help healthy bacteria grow in your gut. This makes your digestive system work better

Probiotics: Gut microorganisms that help with food digestion, immunity, and inflammation.

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