WHAT IS CBD HEMP OIL?
CBD hemp oil is made from special grown high CBD, low THC hemp, unlike the typical medical marijuana products, which are made from plants with high concentrations of psychoactive tetrahydrocannabinol more commonly known as THC. Due to the fact hemp contains only a minimal amount of THC, these hemp oil products are non-psychoactive.
CBD (also known as Cannabidiol) is just one of 85 cannabinoids actively identified in the cannabis plant and is one of the most plentiful cannabinoids in marijuana after THC. In hemp, however, THC is only present in very small amounts, while CBD is most of the plants complexion.
Over the years, the increasing popularity in CBD has led to an increased focus on product development. This has resulted in a variety of different types of CBD hemp oil products, including capsules, drops, and skin care topicals. Making it convenient for anyone interested in hemp oil to consume in a way of their choosing.
It’s an exciting time for CBD oil as the awareness of its uses have been made increasingly more apparent to the public, which in turn has fast tracked studies of CBD and the natural health benefits. Check out the research being made on a day-to-day basis to get a better understanding of hemp oil and the cannabinoid’s potential health benefits.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF CBD OIL?
IS CBD HEMP OIL LEGAL?
CBD Hemp oil is legal in all fifty states in the US, Mexico and Canada. This is per section 7606 of the Farm Bill passed in 2014 from the Obama administration, but be careful because it’s a little bit more complicated if you don’t buy products from Green Lotus Hemp or another trusted manufacturer of legal CBD oil, for several reasons.
It’s important to understand that hemp oil can be produced from either cannabis or industrial hemp, which in the end could result in similar products, however, the DEA doesn’t see the production processes similarly at all. In fact, although both CBD products come from a different variety of cannabis plant, and they have a varying chemical structure to each of their likeness.
Take for example, medicinal marijuana may work to treat health ailments because it does contain some CBD, but it also features high levels of the previously mentioned chemical compound, THC. This makes the so called “CBD oil” illegal in most states.
We reassure that our CBD products are completely safe and legal. Our products are manufactured from industrial hemp, one of the oldest, well known and most beneficial plants in human history. Why is it so popular? Well for starters it’s one of the most efficient plants for farmers, only requiring half that water of wheat and it doesn’t require pesticides making it environment friendly!
Hemp’s Fascinating Facts
- Hemp has been grown and cultivated for more than 10,000 years
- In Jamestown circa 1619 a law was passed where it was actually illegal not to grow hemp
- Hemp is currently used in the production of over 25,000 items worldwide
- Hemp was hailed as a one billion dollar crop before it was banned in 1938
- George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and other founding fathers grew hemp
- The first drafts of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution were made from hemp
- Henry Ford constructed his first Model-T from hemp, and designed it to run on hemp gasoline