No, CBD will not get you high because CBD is another one of the many compounds found in cannabis plants (so in both hemp and marijuana) which has no psychoactive properties.
CBD can be extracted from both marijuana and hemp. However, as marijuana is illegal in most places, much of the CBD you’ll find on the market is made from hemp.
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It depends on what you are using it for, as both have properties that serve different purposes. Hemp oil typically has more nutritional benefits, while CBD oil is best for treating the conditions we mentioned above (anxiety and depression). And, when it comes to hemp oil and CBD oil for pain relief, CBD oil wins (although hemp oil can help as well).
Good Hemp’s hemp oil is super-rich in omegas (otherwise known as good fat) and has 25 times more omegas than olive oil. It has absolutely no trans fats (and 40% less saturated fats than olive oil).
The benefits of CBD oil is that it is used to treat a number of different conditions including anxiety, depression, pain and PMS, and is said to have beneficial effects on concentration, energy levels and sleep. It’s also sometimes used topically as an anti-inflammatory (but you might want to check the price before you start pouring it on your bad back – some CBD oils can cost around £140 for a small vial).
In a trial of 100 Multiple Sclerosis patients, hemp seed oil combined with evening primrose oil and a special diet improved markers of inflammation, cellular damage and the activity of liver enzymes (12) . These are all factors which drive MS progression.
You can expect to find other cannabinoids like Cannabigerol (CBG), Cannabichromene (CBC) and small amounts of THC (<0.2%) in hemp.
There are also other compounds called terpenes, which also have their own therapeutic benefits. Terpenes are found in many plants, and give certain types their characteristic aromas. Lavender, rosemary and pine are a few examples of plants that have a unique mix of terpenes that give them their smell.
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Although both are beneficial in their own ways, CBD has a totally different composition of nutrients, and therefore offers a totally different array of health benefits compared to hemp seed oil.
CBD oil comes from the leaves and flowers of the hemp plant. (stalks and stems). Its extracted using a process called supercritical Co2 extraction, which involves some pretty heavy duty machinery.
There’s sneaky marketing at work when it comes to passing off hemp seed oil as CBD, and the clues to getting duped are in the wording on the labels.
Hemp seed oil could be listed as one of the following: