Hemp oil v CBD oil?
CBD oil and hemp oil are unique products that benefit our health but do so in different ways. They come from different parts of the cannabis plant and therefore have different uses and benefits. It's easy to confuse the two and sometimes brands label their products with hemp oil instead of CBD oil.
CBD oil uses the whole plant whereas hemp oil derives seeds which contains no CBD. This is where the market is unregulated and can cause confusion as consumers may see hemp oil and believe it is CBD oil.
CBD oil is made from a variety of parts of the mature hemp plant including leaves, stalk and stems. In order to extract CBD and other compounds from the plant it has to go through a CO2 extraction process. This extractions is considered a clean practice not leaving any residual solvents, this is why it is important to purchase cbd oil from reputable brand and companies.
The result is a high purity CBD oil. After this, it is rigorously tested to make sure that there are no other foreign substances including heavy metals bacterias and the level of CBD is correct.
Hemp oil on the other hand, is made only from hemp seeds and is created by a process called cold pressing. This is similar to the creation of other carrier oils like sunflower seed oil, coconut oil etc. This method is used to help preserve all the raw, nutritious contents of the seeds.
Hemp oil has its own benefits and packed with omega 3 and 6 & 9 which are essential fatty acids. he hemp seeds.
The purpose of this blog is to help Health CBD customers understand the differences and if purchasing make sure they are pruchasing the correct products. Both can support our health and wellness goals but the recent wave of push behind CBD proves to very popular.