Wellness

What’s the Difference Between CBD Oil & Hemp Oil?

The legalization of medical and recreational marijuana across the United States has led to a renaissance of hemp-based products, with infusions being found everywhere from teas and meal supplements to skin and body care. Although hemp is increasingly found in a variety of products, many are still confused about the origins of hemp, and how it differs from its cousin, the marijuana plant.

CBD vs Hemp Oil

CBD is a non-psychoactive cannabinoid, not to be confused with THC. With Full spectrum hemp oil (CBD) you get all the medicinal benefits without the “high”. There are 250 cannabinoids, cbd being only being one of them, but since it is the most known, we will most often use CBD when we are referring to our full spectrum hemp oil. Hemp oil that is produced from the seeds of the hemp plant, does not contain cannabinoids and are most often used for cooking or for it’s protein, while full spectrum hemp oil (CBD) is extracted from stalks, stems, and flowers. CBD has numerous medicinal benefits such as anti-inflammatory and neuroprotective properties. These work their medicinal magic by imitating compounds our bodies naturally produce, called endocannabinoids. When we talk about the signifigance of cannabidiol (cbd) in our products and the role that cannabinoids play in maintaining and improving our health, we’re referring to their influence on the endocannabinoid system and improving it’s ability to maintain homeostasis, balancing our skin from the inside out.

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Hemp-based products like Cannabliss Organic’s The Secret of Bliss use natural processes to extract hemp oil from the whole plant, making it full spectrum hemp oil – applying food grade ethanol extraction method to ensure the purest oil is taken from the plant and used in their products. Cannabliss Organic sources their plants locally in Colorado, and use no pesticides in the growing process and few chemicals in the extraction. This allows the benefits of hemp to shine through fully, and the benefits are immense.

Keeping Skin Youthful

Hemp oil is chock full of omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids; the compounds used to keep skin smooth and elastic. It also has the ability to regenerate skin cells. Hemp reacts naturally to the receptors already found in your body, enhancing your skins youthful glow. Adding full spectrum hemp oil to your beauty routine will leave your skin looking and feeling hydrated, and can help slow down signs of aging, as well as help eliminate acne, because of it’s anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties. And since Cannabliss only uses organic ingredients and formulas, and does not test on animals, you can rest easy knowing your skincare is as friendly on the environment as it is on your skin.

Hemp oil and CBD oil is fast becoming the next great super ingredient, and for a good reason. Incorporating full spectrum hemp oil into your skincare routine is as beneficial to the planet as it will be to your skin. Try Cannabliss Organic’s line of skincare products and see for yourself what hemp can do for you.

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