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Ingredient: Hemp Seed Oil

 
Hemp seed oil (Cannabis Sativa) is obtained by pressing hemp seeds. It has a nutty aroma and is dark to light green in color. It's a natural humectant preserving the upper layer of the skin's moisture. Hemp Seed Oil contains Vitamins A, B, B1, C and E, iron, proteins, sodium, phosphorus, magnesium, copper, calcium, iodine, beta carotene, phlorotannins, and essential amino acids. Hemp seed oil, in particular, is known to not clog pores, be anti-inflammatory, and provide superior moisturization to keep the skin looking and feeling supple. It can be used within a product or even just on the skin as a face oil.

Hemp seed oil has been around for decades and sold at health food stores for both cooking and skincare. It should not be confused with CBD oil. Cannabis (often referred to as marijuana) and hemp are two varieties of the same plant species, Cannabis Sativa. Hemp seed oil will be listed as Cannabis Sativa seed oil. CBD will be listed as cannabidiol, full-spectrum hemp, hemp oil, PCR (phytocannabinoid-rich) or PCR hemp extracts. However, when CBD and hemp seed oil are put side by side, a lot of misleading labeling happens.

In 2018, a farm bill passed making industrial hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD) legal nationwide. Because of this, there's been a "green rush" of cannabis-inspired products flooding the market, including beauty products.

Since marijuana, hemp, cannabidiol, and hemp seed oil share the same species name, they're often lumped into one big family and there seems to be a lot of confusion around their difference.

Marijuana produces tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) at 20%+ levels. Tetrahydrocannabinol the psychoactive compound that makes a person feel "high". These plants also produce CBD at 10%+ levels, which provides more medicinal relief. These Cannabis Sativa plants are for medicinal and therapeutic uses for chronic pain, mental health, and illnesses. As well as some (unreccomended) recreational use.

Industrial Hemp has to be less than 0.3% THC to be sold legally in the US. These plants also produce CBD at 20%+ concentration. The stalks of this strain of Cannabis Sativa plants are used for clothing, rope, paper, fuel, home insulation� (the list goes on and on).

Cannadidoils (CBD) are carefully extracted from industrial hemp plants. The concentrates are then added to lotions, cleansers, shampoos, gummies, and every thing else you currently see marketed as CBD.

Hemp Seed Oil is cold-pressed from industrial hemp seeds. These seeds contain 0% THC and only trace amounts of CBD. The oil produced from the Cannabis Sativa seeds are used as food such as hemp seed milk, granola, and more. They can also be found in beauty products and paint.

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