CBD Education

CBD oil is a natural remedy derived from the cannabis plant. As the source of both marijuana and hemp, any substance made from cannabis immediately raises concerns around its legality and safety.
However, certain components of the cannabis plant can be beneficial for health and healing, without getting you “high.”

CBD oil contains one of those powerful components. It’s become a hot topic among natural health circles who claim it can help with everything from chronic pain relief to cancer.
Here we breakdown what CBD oil is, its best uses, and what the early science can tell us about its reported benefits.

What is CBD Oil?

Also known as cannabidiol, CBD is 1 of over 100 cannabinoid compounds found in the cannabis plant. Cannabinoid compounds are substances that bind to receptors throughout the body and brain.
Once extracted from the plant, CBD is then diluted with a carrier oil, like coconut or olive oil. It can also be extracted from hemp, a form of cannabis used for industrial purposes.
Unlike marijuana, CBD oil does not contain THC, the mind-altering compound that gives you the feeling of being high. That means CBD oil does not get you “high” or alter your state of mind.
The use of cannabis for medicinal purposes is not a new concept either. In fact, cannabis has a long medical history dating as far back as 2900 B.C. in China.

How is CBD Oil Different from Hemp Seed Oil and Cannabis Oil?

It’s easy to confuse CBD from other cannabis-based oils, but there are significant differences.

Hemp Seed Oil:

The seeds of industrial hemp are cold-pressed to create a nutty-like oil. Only small traces of cannabinoids, including CBD, are present. Hemp seed oil is high in monounsaturated fats and vitamin E.

It’s used for cooking, skin-care products and bio-fuels.

Hemp Seed Oil:

Cannabis oil is typically made from marijuana with a high THC percentage. Therefore, it must be purchased in an area where marijuana is legal or can be obtained with a prescription. The amounts of compounds, including CBD and THC, will drastically vary from product to product. Commercially produced cannabis oils will have more controlled concentrations of CBD and THC for medical purposes.

Full Spectrum CBD vs. CBD Isolate

One more distinction you may see on CBD oil products is whether it’s full spectrum or isolate.

Full spectrum or whole plant CBD contains all other 100+ cannabinoids found in the cannabis plant, including trace amounts (up to 0.3%) of THC, whereas CBD isolate contains 100% CBD.

While research is still limited, one study did find that the full spectrum form was a more effective anti-inflammatory than pure CBD, at least in mice.

Summary:
Cannibidiol or CBD is a major compound found in the cannabis plant. It’s extracted from marijuana or hemp, then diluted in oil to create CBD oil. Unlike marijuana or cannabis oil, it does not contain THC, the psychoactive part of the plant that gives you the feeling of being high.

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