Hemp vs CBD: Is Hemp Oil The Same as CBD Oil?

What is CBD?

Cannabidiol (can·na·bid·i·ol /kanəbəˈdīäl) CBD—is one of many unique cannabinoids found in the hemp plant. Cannabinoids are just one type of chemical compound found in cannabis. Multiple scientific studies as well as first person testimonials have suggested an array of potential benefits from regularly using CBD. CBD research suggests potential help with a multitude of conditions.  (These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, or cure any disease. Always check with your physician before starting a new dietary supplement program).

Will CBD get me “high”?

No. CBD is derived from industrial hemp, which by law must not exceed 0.3% THC which is the cannabinoid that has psychoactive properties.

How do I take CBD and how much do I take to get any benefits?

CBD comes in many forms including tinctures, oils, capsules, creams, food and drinks, and vape pens. There are varying amounts of CBD in products, ranging from about 10mg to about 200mg and each person must decide what dosage works best for them. We suggest starting with a low dosage and working up from there until it is effective. Learn more about how to use CBD oil.

Is CBD good for pets too?

Research and first person accounts suggest that pets can benefit from the healing properties in CBD. Just as with humans, all pets are different, and you should consult with your veterinarian before administering any nutritional supplement to your pet. Learn more about using CBD for your dog.

What is a hemp plant?

Hemp is a plant. Hemp is not “made from” anything – it just is. Hemp is one of the oldest domesticated crops on the planet dating back to at least 8000BC. It is one of the varieties of Cannabis Sativa L.

What is hemp used for?

The stalk is used for fabric, paper, building materials, rope and twine, animal bedding, mulch, or chemical absorbent,

What are hemp seeds used for?

The seeds of a hemp plant are often used for food products including granola and protein powders or just as a topping on salads, or a snack food, or made into a gluten free flour, or even a milk. Some people think that hemp seed oil is the same as CBD oil. This is not the case. Hemp seeds do not contain any cannabinoids or terpenes.

What is hemp seed oil used for?

The seeds can also provide oils used in body products, fuel for engines, paint, varnish, or ink. Historically hemp was used for ships sails, military uniforms, and even the first model T was made of hemp parts and could be run on hemp biofuel. Industrial hemp contains less than 0.3% THC, and it will not get someone “stoned”.

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