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What is the Difference Between Hemp Oil and Hemp Oil Extract?

Life science people hate to admit it, but they love big words, like phytocannabinoids. Normally I’m not especially impressed by big scientific-sounding words but this one matters. In fact, when you talk about Hemp or CBDs it is very important to have a working understanding of phytocannabinoids.

Phytocannabinoids are natural chemical compounds found to a small degree in Hemp leaves but mostly in the flowers. Leaves and flowers are sometimes referred to as “aerial parts”. Back in the 20th century and to some degree today, people would use the term “bud” instead of flowers. In the Hemp/CBD/Marijuana world flowers and bud are the same thing.

Manufacturers process Hemp Oil Extract from Hemp flowers. The terms Hemp Extract, Hemp Oil, and Hemp Oil Extract are interchangeable. They all refer to the vast family of products processed from Hemp flowers.

One of these phytocannabinoids is cannabidiol (CBD), which is being studied extensively for its beneficial properties. Next time you put some CBD tincture under your tongue or drop a CBD Gummie understand that its main ingredient is cannabidiol which is a phytocannabinoid and it was extracted from Hemp flowers. The term “CBDs” is an all-purpose term used to identify all the products that contain cannabidiol (CBD).

Groovy Hemp Blog provides information on Organic, Non-GMO CBD Oil products along with other interesting subjects.

Hemp Seed Oil vs Hemp Oil Extract
This one is a lot easier than it looks even though it makes me crazy(er) when people refer to Hemp Seed Oil as Hemp Oil. Hemp Seed Oil is much different than Hemp Oil Extract.

You may notice hemp seed oil as an ingredient in some of your beauty products or while shopping at the grocery store. Although hemp seed oil is very beneficial, it is not the same as CBD Oil Extract products. Hemp Seed Oil contains minimal cannabinoids, basically, next to zero cannabinoids. If you run into someone who tries to tell you there is, your response is very simple, “Dude, there is almost no CBD in Hemp Seed Oil. Like the CBD content is next to zero.”

If you want, you can further explain that Hemp Seed Oil is acquired by cold-pressing ONLY the hemp seeds. It is important when you are buying CBD Oil Extract to know this. You do not want to buy Hemp Seed Oil and think you are buying Hemp Oil Extract which does contain cannabinoids of any type. Again, especially CBD. This does not mean that Hemp Seed Oil is useless or next to useless, it does have nutritional value.

Groovy Hemp Blog provides information on Organic, Non-GMO Hemp Seed Oil products along with other interesting subjects.

What is Hemp Seed Oil used for?
Hemp Seed Oil is a household product you can easily find at just about any major retailer. In fact, you can even find hemp seed products at your local Walmart. It’s often touted as a “superfood” because, like salmon, it’s rich in fatty acids like omega-3s (which may help improve cardiovascular health).

Hemp Seed Oil products can be used for skincare and you can cook with them Hemp Seed Oil can be used as a very nutritious salad dressing, but it cannot help you with pain relief, inflammation, anxiety. or help you overcome depression. There are not even remotely enough cannabinoids in Hemp Seed Oil to accomplish that.

Hemp Oil Extract
(Editor’s Note; Anytime you see an asterisk* tap or click the adjacent highlighted phrase and a definition will pop up).

Just to drive the point home, here is how Hemp Oil Extract is made. It all starts with Hemp flowers. Dude, just to be totally clear, no seeds or stems. The very cool people who produce CBD based products first extract the cannabinoids from the flowers during their production process.

The initial result is a full-spectrum* hemp extract that retains a range of the phytocannabinoids, terpenes*, and flavonoids* found naturally in hemp. This extract is further processed to make various CBD products. 

The bottom line is simple. If you want the benefit of CBDs you need to order products based on Hemp Oil, NOT Hemp Seed Oil.

Read the Label
As I mentioned earlier, Hemp Oil is a term that is used interchangeably with Hemp Extract but be cautious and careful. Some companies use this term when they are really selling Hemp Seed Oil. There is a not so implied lesson here. READ THE LABEL, especially the ingredients. If you do not understand what the ingredients are, find out. Don’t just buy it and try it. Groovyhempcompany.com and groovyhempblog.com share a very good glossary that explains various things in easy-to-understand language.

If you read a label that includes “Cannabis Sativa L” as a main ingredient but does NOT mention CBD Oil or Hemp Oil Extract or Cannabinoids, get suspicious. You more than likely will not be getting what you wanted.

Reputable vendors and sites also have easily accessible independent lab results for CBD products. They will list the percentage of various cannabinoids in that product. Almost all the CBD product pages on groovyhempcompany.com have corresponding independent lab results. You will find them in the accordion tab for lab results.  

Dudes, Groovy Hemp Company thanks you once again for stopping by.

What is the Difference Between Hemp Oil and Hemp Oil Extract?

Life science people hate to admit it, but they love big words, like phytocannabinoids. Normally I’m not especially impressed by big scientific-sounding words but this one matters. In fact, when you talk about Hemp or CBDs it is very important to have a working understanding of phytocannabinoids.

Phytocannabinoids are natural chemical compounds found to a small degree in Hemp leaves but mostly in the flowers. Leaves and flowers are sometimes referred to as “aerial parts”. Back in the 20th century and to some degree today, people would use the term “bud” instead of flowers. In the Hemp/CBD/Marijuana world flowers and bud are the same thing.

Manufacturers process Hemp Oil Extract from Hemp flowers. The terms Hemp Extract, Hemp Oil, and Hemp Oil Extract are interchangeable. They all refer to the vast family of products processed from Hemp flowers.

One of these phytocannabinoids is cannabidiol (CBD), which is being studied extensively for its beneficial properties. Next time you put some CBD tincture under your tongue or drop a CBD Gummie understand that its main ingredient is cannabidiol which is a phytocannabinoid and it was extracted from Hemp flowers. The term “CBDs” is an all-purpose term used to identify all the products that contain cannabidiol (CBD).

Groovy Hemp Blog provides information on Organic, Non-GMO CBD Oil products along with other interesting subjects.

Hemp Seed Oil vs Hemp Oil Extract
This one is a lot easier than it looks even though it makes me crazy(er) when people refer to Hemp Seed Oil as Hemp Oil. Hemp Seed Oil is much different than Hemp Oil Extract.

You may notice hemp seed oil as an ingredient in some of your beauty products or while shopping at the grocery store. Although hemp seed oil is very beneficial, it is not the same as CBD Oil Extract products. Hemp Seed Oil contains minimal cannabinoids, basically, next to zero cannabinoids. If you run into someone who tries to tell you there is, your response is very simple, “Dude, there is almost no CBD in Hemp Seed Oil. Like the CBD content is next to zero.”

If you want, you can further explain that Hemp Seed Oil is acquired by cold-pressing ONLY the hemp seeds. It is important when you are buying CBD Oil Extract to know this. You do not want to buy Hemp Seed Oil and think you are buying Hemp Oil Extract which does contain cannabinoids of any type. Again, especially CBD. This does not mean that Hemp Seed Oil is useless or next to useless, it does have nutritional value.

What is Hemp Seed Oil used for?
Hemp Seed Oil is a household product you can easily find at just about any major retailer. In fact, you can even find hemp seed products at your local Walmart. It’s often touted as a “superfood” because, like salmon, it’s rich in fatty acids like omega-3s (which may help improve cardiovascular health).

Hemp Seed Oil products can be used for skincare and you can cook with them Hemp Seed Oil can be used as a very nutritious salad dressing, but it cannot help you with pain relief, inflammation, anxiety. or help you overcome depression. There are not even remotely enough cannabinoids in Hemp Seed Oil to accomplish that.

Groovy Hemp Blog provides information on Organic, Non-GMO Hemp Seed Oil products along with other interesting subjects.

Hemp Oil Extract
(Editor’s Note; Anytime you see an asterisk* tap or click the adjacent highlighted phrase and a definition will pop up).

Just to drive the point home, here is how Hemp Oil Extract is made. It all starts with Hemp flowers. Dude, just to be totally clear, no seeds or stems. The very cool people who produce CBD based products first extract the cannabinoids from the flowers during their production process.

The initial result is a full-spectrum* hemp extract that retains a range of the phytocannabinoids, terpenes*, and flavonoids* found naturally in hemp. This extract is further processed to make various CBD products. 

The bottom line is simple. If you want the benefit of CBDs you need to order products based on Hemp Oil, NOT Hemp Seed Oil.

Read the Label
As I mentioned earlier, Hemp Oil is a term that is used interchangeably with Hemp Extract but be cautious and careful. Some companies use this term when they are really selling Hemp Seed Oil. There is a not so implied lesson here. READ THE LABEL, especially the ingredients. If you do not understand what the ingredients are, find out. Don’t just buy it and try it. Groovyhempcompany.com and groovyhempblog.com share a very good glossary that explains various things in easy-to-understand language.

If you read a label that includes “Cannabis Sativa L” as a main ingredient but does NOT mention CBD Oil or Hemp Oil Extract or Cannabinoids, get suspicious. You more than likely will not be getting what you wanted.

Reputable vendors and sites also have easily accessible independent lab results for CBD products. They will list the percentage of various cannabinoids in that product. Almost all the CBD product pages on groovyhempcompany.com have corresponding independent lab results. You will find them in the accordion tab for lab results.  

Dudes, Groovy Hemp Company thanks you once again for stopping by.

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