There is often a lot of confusion around whether CBD and hemp oil are the same type of oil? How to choose between CBD and hemp oil ? The answer: they may come from the same plant, but there is difference between both oils.
CBD Oil Vs. Hemp Oil
Both Oils come from the cannabis sativa plant, but from different parts of the plant. CBD oil is extracted from the flowers, leaves, stems, stalks of the plant, while hemp oil comes from the seeds. The compound, CBD, is obviously found in high concentration in CBD oil but no compounds are present in hemp oil. Neither of these oils contain THC or any other compounds that make you high.
In general, CBD oil is used for pain and anxiety management, as well reducing inflammation and inducing relaxation and better sleep in people. Hemp oil is a source of protein and fatty acids and antioxidants, has antibacterial properties.
It can help with skin conditions and symptoms of premenstrual syndrome in some women and can even be used as a cooking oil.
They are comes in different colors. CBD oil being a light brown and golden color while hemp oil being a dark green and black color. Both can be organic, vegan or kosher etc.
You may also notice a price difference between both CBD and Hemp oils. This is because CBD oil is more expensive to make compared to hemp oil.
In general, CBD oil is ingested and hemp oil is used topically. Some people like to use both oils, as you get different benefits from each one and it is perfectly safe.
It is important to understand the difference between the two oils and choose the oil that suits you. Everyone is different and no two people will react in the same way.