Since CBD products are very popular, especially hemp CBD oil, many manufacturers are releasing their own CBD products. As they are produced from the hemp plant, it can be also called hemp oil and this can create confusion among customers. Many fake products available in the market use the term ‘hemp’ to sell their products as authentic ones and as a customer, you must be aware of it. You must know that there are differences between various CBD products and to purchase the right product you must know these differences.
The Difference Between CBD Oil And Hemp Oil
The main difference between them is the hemp plant part that is used in their manufacture. CBD oil is manufactured from the flowers, leaves, and stalk that are rich in CBD, whereas hemp oil or hemp seed oil is produced from the seeds of the hemp plant and have very minimal amounts of cannabidiol. The physical difference between the two is that the former is thinner oil, whereas the latter is thicker due to the high amounts of fatty acids in it.
So, when you are buying a CBD product the best way to determine is to look the ingredient list on the label. They use ‘hemp oil’ or ‘hemp seed oil’, ‘cannabis seed oil’ or ‘cannabis sativa seed oil’ as these are the scientific names for hemp oil. If you need pure cannabidiol product then the ingredient list must mention that. Some products contain both to have their benefits. Hemp oil is useful because of the high amounts of fatty acids, nutritional quality, minerals and high amounts of anti-oxidants. Therefore, it is useful in the treatment of skin disorders, whereas, CBD oil has all the benefits of cannabidiol and improves health.
Hemp Oil VS CBD Oil Benefits
Hemp oil or Hemp seed oil is rich in essential fatty acids that are required for building proteins in our body. It is also useful in treating skin disorders due to the high amounts of omega 6 and omega 3 fatty acids.
Its main benefits are pain-relief, reducing inflammations and improving sleep. So it is used in treating the pain associated with arthritis, multiple sclerosis, and muscle spasms. It is also useful in managing anxiety and depression due to its effect on the serotonin receptors in the brain. Moreover, it improves sleep by reducing anxiety and stress. So, it is also useful in the treatment of insomnia.
Therefore, when purchasing a hemp-derived product, you decide between the two depending on the benefits that you need.