Want to Know the Truth about Hemp Oil?
There’s a lot of confusion around hemp oil and whether it is synonymous with CBD Oil. The simple answer is the hemp oil can contain CBD — but it may not. And CBD may be made from hemp — but it can also be made from marijuana. Following is the more detailed answer you are looking for.
Hemp Oil Versus CBD Oil: Is there a difference?
While researching where to buy CBD online, you’ll notice companies often use the terms CBD oil and hemp oil interchangeably. This can be confusing to the consumer, so it is important for people to understand the difference. Hemp oil and CBD oil actually come from different parts of the plant. Hemp oil has no CBD and no THC. It’s made from pressing the seeds of the plant. Hemp oil is used for everyday items like lotions, soaps, and even foods.
Contrastingly, CBD oil is created from the flowers, leaves and other parts of the hemp plant and is rich in cannabinoids. Both hemp oil and CBD oil are packed with amino acids and vitamins, but CBD oil offers therapeutic benefits that hemp oil does not.
CBD oil may contain more than 0.3% THC, but these products can only be purchased in states where medical and/or recreational marijuana is legalized, and it cannot be purchased online.
Industrial hemp is the only plant used for hemp oil. CBD oil can be made from hemp or marijuana — and even some other plants. To purchase CBD products online, however, it cannot be made from marijuana. The only real reason to seek out marijuana CBD oil as opposed to hemp CBD oil is if you are looking for more THC in your product. Remember, no products sold online can have more than 0.3% THC.
5 Hemp oil uses:
- Hemp oil is great for cooking. It is full of nutrients. It offers a crispy and nutty taste to foods. You can use it as a tasty replacement for olive oil in salads.
- It is a great natural moisturizer, and as a topical lotion or cream it can be used after a shower or simply throughout the day.
- Hemp oil can be a base for various forms of plastic and is used in place of petroleum.
- It is used in the production of eco-friendly paints in place of petroleum-based ones.
- It can be used as bio-diesel fuel.
3 CBD oil uses:
- It can be used in the treatment of some medical conditions (discussed above).
- It can be used to aid ailments for humans and for animals.
- It has therapeutic properties lacking in hemp oil.
Can I buy CBD oil from Amazon?
Hemp oil or hemp products can be found tons of places – local drug stores, health food stores, and even Amazon. However, Amazon does not allow hemp CBD oil to be sold on their platform. People can sell hemp (seed) oil, but not hemp oil containing CBD. It’s in the list of restricted products. (Number (9i) under drug products: https://sellercentral.amazon.com/gp/help/external/help.html?itemID=200164490&language=en-US&ref=efph_200164490_cont_200164330)
Pure hemp seed oil — otherwise known as hemp oil — is sometimes marketed the same way as CBD oil. However, it does not contain cannabinoids like CBD oil does. Again, CBD oil is made from hemp flowers, leaves, and stems, and hemp oils are made entirely from the seeds of the plant.
When “CBD oil” is found on Amazon, it is either not truly CBD oil, or it is on there against Amazon’s rules and will be removed from their site once Amazon’s staff figures that out. When “hemp oil” is on Amazon’s site, it is filled with Omega’s and other great nutrients, but it is not CBD oil.
If you’d like to peruse our CBD oils, check them out here.