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

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With so much happening in the hemp and CBD market these days, it’s very easy to get lost amongst a flood of new products and developments. From exciting innovations in consumption, to new techniques for cleaner cannabinoid extraction —  2021 is shaping up to be a monumental year for everything associated with hemp-based wellness. Our team at Hempstead Farms is excited to bring our clients the cleanest, highest-quality hemp products along with resources to help with education on the science of CBD and the particulars of cannabinoids and the endocannabinoid system (ECS).

In our previous blog, we discussed the basics of the endocannabinoid system and how it relates to hemp and CBD. Let’s now dive further. Many people (both novices and those familiar with CBD) often ask, “Is there any difference between hemp seed oil and CBD oil?” We’re here to help! Keep reading as we compare the two and their particular characteristics.

What is Hemp Seed Oil?

When most people see the words ‘hemp’ and ‘CBD’, a lot of the time the mainstream impression is that all such products are created equally, having the same effects and potential benefits. However, this cannot be further from the truth – as is the case with hemp seed oil. We’re here to set the record straight. 

According to Medical News Today: 

“Hemp seed oil comes from the small seeds of the Cannabis sativa plant. The seeds do not contain the same levels of compounds as the plant itself, but they still have a rich profile of nutrients, fatty acids, and useful bioactive compounds.”

Because hemp seed oil comes from the seeds, rather than the fully-matured hemp plant — there is absolutely no THC, and small amounts (if any) amounts of CBD. It has also been shown that hemp seed oil contains both omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids along with various other nutritional antioxidants.

What is CBD Oil?

The term ‘CBD oil’ refers to the end product extracted from the mature hemp plant. CBD oil comes in various forms including: full-spectrum (containing all compounds of the plant, also traces of THC), broad-spectrum (containing more than one compound but no THC), and isolate which contains only CBD. 

As mentioned above, the most crucial difference between CBD oil and hemp oil, is that CBD oil is made from the flowers and leaves of the hemp plant — which means that it packs a powerful punch when it comes to providing the benefits of all-natural cannabinoids, terpenes, flavonoids, and essential oils,  all-in-one!

Hempstead Farms: Our Full Spectrum & Isolate CBD Products

When searching for the cleanest, highest-quality CBD oil on the market, look no further than your safe haven: Hempstead Farms. We’re here to provide you with trusted, lab-tested, all-natural organic hemp products for the benefit of your mind, body and soul. 

All CBD tincture products are suspended in a carrier oil like olive oil, coconut(MCT) oil, vegetable oil or hemp seed oil. We have noticed that the body is able to absorb CBD more quickly with hemp seed oil than any other carrier oils, that’s why Hempstead Farms uses organic hemp seed oil as OUR carrier oil in our CBD products. 

Be sure to check out our Full Spectrum CBD Oil Tinctures (750mg/1500mg/3000mg), with guaranteed minty freshness in every drop — & our Hempstead CBD Isolate Concentrate (1500mg), containing 50mg of CBD isolate per serving. 

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From our Family at Hempstead Farms to Yours, We Want to Wish You a Happy, Healthy New Years 2021!