Hemp seed oil comes from the pressing of hemp seeds from the Cannabis sativa plant. The term “Hemp Oil” is used to reference full-spectrum oil from the Cannabis sativa plant or from the raw seed. It is high in B Vitamins, Vitamin D and contains omega-6 fatty acids, omega-3 fatty acids and gamma-linolenic acid. Also rich in unsaturated fatty acid and contains all nine important amino acids. Although the terms Hemp seed oil and CBD oil are often used interchangeably and both come from the cannabis plant, they are each unique and different.
The production of CBD oil includes the use of the stalks, stems, leaves and flowers of the hemp plant, unlike hemp seed oil, which comes strictly from the small seeds of the plant. Although the seeds lack the same level of compounds as the plant itself, they are dense in nutrients, fatty acids and useful bioactive compounds. Oil from the hemp seed is highly nutritious and helpful to the human body. The vitamins and fatty acids in the oil are good for skin health.
Full-spectrum hemp oil contains other plant matter, and these added compounds can help with problems such as inflammation. CBD is an added compound that can be found in some full-spectrum oil. CBD has a variety of effects on the body, some similar to fatty acids, which helps the human body internally and externally.
Hemp vs. Marijuana:
Hemp contains 0.03% or Less Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and refers to the strain of cannabis that is grown for agricultural products. It has no psychoactive properties.
Cultivated for making a wide range of products including foods, health products, fabric, rope, natural remedies, and much more.
Marijuana contains 15-20% Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). It is known for its flowering tops of the plant bred to have high THC and psychoactive side effects.
Minerals and hemp nutrients from hemp seeds:
- B Vitamins
- Gamma linolenic acid
- Omega-3 fatty acids
- Vitamin C