hemp oil

November 1, 2017

What is Hemp Oil?

What is Hemp Oil? We hear many of you ask, “What is Hemp Oil?” There is so much focus these days on cannabis oil so where does loyal hemp fit in? Hemp oil comes from the hemp plant which is part of the Cannabis species. The oil comes mostly from the seeds but the entire plant can be pressed for its oil. When the oil is cold pressed, it is nutty in taste with a green shine and is super healthy. This nutritional oil has enormous health benefits but once refined, it loses this awesome colour and all the innate goodness. Hemp oil does not contain any tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) which is the psychoactive chemical compound found in the Cannabis plant. Hemp oil vs CBD and THC Hemp oil differs from both THC and cannabidiol (CBD) oils in several ways. While hemp oil and cannabis oils are derived from the same Cannabis Sativa, this one plant contains several unique chemical compounds all of which affect the body in different ways. CBD oil is like hemp oil and is recognised as a mostly lawful health panacea. The relevant cannabidoids are taken from the plant for medicinal purposes, not for that high that […]