While both Hemp Seed Oil and Full Spectrum Hemp Oil are considered health and wellness products that have health promoting benefits, there is actually quite a big difference!
Considering the large number of options available today, consumers searching for a high quality “CBD product” have a lot of noise to cancel out and even more companies to question. The likelihood that you are going to call and talk to or research every company out there is pretty small. So, let’s first decode one of the biggest discrepancies in products out there …
What is the difference between hemp seed oil and full spectrum hemp oil?
Straight to the point – hemp SEED oil does not contain cannabinoids.
So if you are looking for a “CBD product” because you’re interested in supporting your ECS with a powerful supply of cannabinoids, hemp seed oil isn’t the option you want.
Full spectrum hemp oil is derived from mature hemp plants that grow from the hemp seed, but the oil is extracted from the stalks of hemp plants which contains all the cannabinoids found in the plant. In addition to these compounds, full spectrum hemp oil also contains essential vitamins, minerals, Omega fatty acids, flavonoids, chlorophyll and terpenes.
For instance, our Restore product is made from full spectrum hemp oil and contains CBD (which is one type of cannabinoid) in addition to other cannabinoids, terpenes, flavonoids, vitamins, minerals and omega fatty acids.
Now … if you are wanting a powerful and healthy source of essential fatty acids in the perfect balance of Omega 3 and Omega 6 fatty acids, hemp seed oil is a great product to add to your refrigerator. It is packed full of healthy and essential fats that are not only the building blocks of your body’s own production of cannabinoids (Endocannabinoids), but are also the building blocks of every single cell of your body.
Considering the Standard American Diet (ironically nicknamed S.A.D.), the vast majority of people are consuming high amounts of animal products that are high in fat, but not necessarily the good kind … especially if you are sourcing conventional meat from factory operations and typical farming practices.
The truth is, we need more plant based, healthy forms of fats and hemp seed oil is just that.
So my suggestion … consider adding both to your natural medicine cabinet (but be sure to keep the hemp seed oil in the fridge)!