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The culture of cannabis has grown exponentially to encompass a whole new circle of users who have never consumed it. Hemp seed oil and CBD oil have become synonymous with health and well-being. But do you really know what is the difference between oils and how should you use them?
Knowing the difference between hemp oil and CBD oil is of vital importance because its uses vary drastically. Both hemp oil and CBD oil come from the same plant, contain components sought for their health properties and have established themselves as useful products, albeit for very different reasons.
it is an extract of hemp taken from the seeds of the plant
Hemp oil manufactured from the hemp plant. In other words, it is an extract of hemp taken from the seeds of the plant. While this type of oil can be extracted from all plants of the cannabis genus, industrial hemp is the only plant using for hemp oil. This type of hemp oil is producing specifically in the industry and the amount of psychoactive substances it contains is minimal.
Hemp oil is ideal for cooking and is full of nutrients. It is a natural moisturizer that can be use after showering. Hemp oil can be the basis of different forms of plastic, instead of oil, it is used as ecological paint, biodiesel fuel and can be found in different varieties such as lotions, soaps and beauty products.
Meanwhile, CBD oil (cannabidiol) has an important role in medical life. CBD oil is extracting from the stems, leaves and buds of hemp or cannabis plants and the strains known to have higher levels of CBD are usually choosing to maximize the potency of the final product. CBD oil has become very popular in the medicinal cannabis industry, because it can be useful in the treatment of various conditions without the intoxicating effects typical of cannabis use. It is using in the treatment of inflammatory disorders, anxiety, depression, seizures and neurodegenerative disorders. In addition, it can be use in the treatment of epilepsy, as in cancer.
CBD works with the body through the endocannabinoid system (ECS), this system is responsible for keeping the body in a state of balance. It affects the functions of sleep, mood, pain, appetite, hormone and immune response. ECS also helps your body create natural cannabinoids.
CBD helps stimulate the body’s natural production of cannabinoids to maintain the efficiency of the body’s receptors. It also affects many other receptors, such as opioid receptors, dopamine and serotonin, which are responsible for cognition and behavior, motivation or the search for rewards.
Hemp oil does not contain enough of the most important compounds of the cannabis plant, CBD (cannabidiol) and THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), which means that adequate treatment can not be given as can be done with CBD oil, which normally contains between 15-20% cannabidiol, which is sufficient to treat serious diseases, and with the CBD oil production process, the THC level decreases below 0.2%, which means that you don´t have to worry about psychoactive or secondary effects.
Here we have one Hemp oil product and one CBD oil product
# On the left we have a Hemp oil, which is used for cold cooking
# On the right we have CBD oil, which is used to help treat a number of different medical conditions