Is There A Difference Between CBD Oil And Hemp Oil?
Our medical field has had many breakthroughs in recent years. Cures and vaccines have been found and better medicines have been formulated. One of these breakthroughs is the use of the hemp plant to manage the side effects of chemotherapy for cancer patients. Since then, other medical studies have found many possible uses of the by-products of hemp plant namely hemp oil and CBD oil.
Although, hemp oil and CBD oil both came from the same plant, their uses vary greatly. That is why it is important to know the difference between the two and to tell what uses each one has before purchasing. It is also important for you to know that the use of CBDSense CBD Products is only legal in some places so it is best if you find out first before ordering.
Where does hemp oil come from?
Hemp oil comes from the seed of the plant only. It is extracted by pressing the seeds with a machine which is also known as cold pressing which is the same procedure used for extracting other oils from a plant seed. Hemp Oil has a distinctive see-through greenish color to it which can be a bit off-putting for some.
What are the uses of hemp oil?
- It has a very distinct nutty flavor and can be used as a substitute for olive oil in salads.
- It is rich in omega-6 and omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids that are beneficial for the health.
- It can also act as a form of moisturizer for the skin because of its high vitamin E content.
- It can be used to make skin care products such as body oils, lotions, moisturizers, and soap.
- Some manufacturing company uses hemp oil instead of petroleum as a base ingredient for paint or plastic. This makes their product more environmentally friendly and biodegradable.
Where does CBD come from?
High-quality CBD oil comes from the whole hemp plant; stalk, leaves and buds except the seed. It has a high content of cannabidiol which is a much sought after component of the cannabis/hemp plant for the medicinal properties it posses. Studies have shown there are a number of medical uses for this component and additional studies are being made to increase the evidence of its effectivity.
What are the uses of CBD Oil?
- Treatment of inflammatory diseases.
- Management of pain.
- Management of the side effects of chemotherapy in cancer patients.
- Can be used as part of the medical regime of people with anxiety and depression.
- Used to promote better and deeper sleep.
- Used in making E-cigarettes juices for vaporizers.
You can buy these oils through local dealers if it legal in your area or through online shopping. Some companies even offer not just CBD oil and hemp oil but also other products where both oils have been incorporated. You can rest assured that a genuine CBD and Hemp oil does not contain the psychoactive cannabinoid known as THC. THC is the cannabis component that gets you high and makes you test positive in a drug test. In some cases companies who sell this kind of product offers the buyer a certificate made by a third party laboratory, showing that the products they are selling are free from THC. This certificate can then be shown as evidence that the person using this oil is using it for medical purposes only.
As mentioned in the beginning, not all countries have legalized the use of hemp. Growing, possessing and smoking this plant is illegal on so many countries but certain changes are happening. In 2014, thanks to the passing of the 2014 Farm Bill, US universities were given the go signal for the farming of hemp for medical research purpose only. European countries, however, have grown their hemp production considerably with France being the number one producer. Both hemp oil and CBD oil can be consumed orally and topically specifically for medicinal purposes. They are also used as vaping liquids for various vaporizers like Mighty Vaporizer, CBD Juul Pods, etc.
It is clear to see that there is a big difference in each oil’s use. Knowing the difference between the two can save you both time and money. It is also important to remember that these oils come from a very controversial plant and therefore is shrouded with debates. However, further studies and research are still being made up to this day on the medical properties of both oils. Only time can tell when these new studies will come out and if they will allow the whole world to use hemp in the medical field.
By: Crystal Wilson