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CLEARING UP CONFUSION ABOUT WHAT HEMP OIL YOU ARE BUYING
Understanding the differences between Hemp 'Seed' Oil and 'CBD' Hemp Oil
‘Hemp oil’ is a term that is broadly used, it describes any oil which has been sourced from any part of the hemp plant, regardless of what that oil contains. It is the parent term to two of the main sub-types of oil that have been extracted from the hemp plant; Hemp ‘Seed’ Oil and ‘CBD’ Hemp Oil.
Whilst they both have legitimate uses, they are very often confused and thought of as the same product by shoppers who quite often are not even aware the two varieties exist.
But learning the differences is very important, especially for those looking to buy CBD oil as it will help you avoid buying a product which doesn't contain any CBD at all!
WHAT IS 'CBD' HEMP OIL?
CBD oil is a phyto cannabinoid and terpene-rich oil that is extracted from hemp, most often using either ethanol or CO2 extraction methods and is extracted from the flowering tops of the plant which contain the highest concentrations of cannabinoids and terpenes.
WHAT IS HEMP 'SEED' OIL?
Hemp seed oil is a highly nutritious oil that is extracted from the seeds of the hemp plant, and is created using a cold pressed method. This method is the same used to create other food oils such as olive oil. Hemp seed oil is a highly nutritious food source which is packed with Omega 3 & 6 fatty acids, amino acids, fibre and more.
Hemp 'Seed' Oil does NOT contain CBD or other cannabinoids.
LOOKING TO BUY CBD Oil?
- Shop with CAUTION!
When shopping for CBD oil and you see the term 'hemp oil' always check this is accompanied by a clear definition of what is in the product, ie. either Hemp ‘Seed’ Oil or ‘CBD’ oil.
Sadly today we see the term ‘hemp oil’ being used to get around legal marketing regulations. There are online marketplaces which strictly prohibit the sale of CBD products, yet they display an array of ‘hemp oil’ products, if you input a search for CBD! Not only that, most of these sellers are also trying to fool shoppers by selling hemp oil and using CBD marketing terms to do so.
If you are buying CBD oil, make sure ‘CBD’ is clearly printed on the label along with the actual CBD content of the product. For extra guarantee check the sellers lab reports which will confirm the potency and content for their CBD oil.
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Also, please share this important information with your friends and family to ensure they too know the differences between the various hemp oils.