Much like beneficial essential oils are extracted from plants, hemp extracts are extracted from the hemp plant, cannabis sativa l.. Hemp differs from what we have to know as cannabis or marijuana in that instead of psychoactive-rich cannabinoids like THC, hemp is rich with CBD, CBG and other highly beneficial phytocannabinoids that are completely non-psychoactive – you don’t get the high.
Is Hemp Oil the same as Hemp Seed Oil?
CBD is just one of many compounds in hemp and is the main cannabinoid in most of the hemp-infused products on the market. Hemp oil is not to be confused with hemp seed oil which is another type of oil made from hemp seeds which contain no cannabinoids. Hemp seed oil is widely known as a fantastic carrier oil that has numerous skin care benefits as well as health benefits for your body.