Our customers frequently ask, "what is the difference between CBD Oil and Hemp Oil?" This is one of the easiest topics to misunderstand in the whirlwind of CBD knowledge. This post will assist you in understanding the difference! CBD Oil CBD Oil is what most people are in search of. It is extracted from the hemp plant and diluted with carrier oils into tincture products. CBD Oil contains CBD (obviously!), other cannabinoids, and other beneficial compounds like terpenes. CBD Oil in its pure form is highly concentrated in CBD and is more viscous than honey! Highly viscous CBD Crude Oil being poured into an evaporation tray. This consistently tests at upwards of 65% CBD and is diluted with carrier oils to create a finished tincture product. Depending upon the product, the actual concentration of CBD in a finished CBD Oil product can vary quite a bit. Check out our CBD Dosage Calculator to see how much is right for you! Hemp Oil Hemp oil typically refers to hemp seed oil which is derived from cold pressing hemp seeds (similar to how olive oil is made). This oil does not contain any cannabinoids or terpenes. However, it is rich in Omega 3 and Omega 6 essential fatty acids. WI Hemp Scientific uses organic hemp seed oil as a carrier oil in various tincture formulas. It has a mildly nutty flavor and is a translucent green color. Mid-Formulation: Hemp seed oil being poured into clear MCT
CBD is a naturally occurring compound found in the cannabis (hemp) plant. CBD is an abbreviation for ‘cannabidiol’ and is one of many cannabinoids found in the plant. It will not get you high and is legal to consume/possess in Wisconsin. More and more people are using CBD on a daily basis to alleviate a wide variety of ailments. It is commonly ingested via food/tinctures/capsules or applied topically via lotions/oils. This post will serve as an introduction to the immense potential of CBD.