The main difference when thinking of CBD hemp oil vs cannabis CBD are the differences in levels of CBD and THC the oil contains. Hemp Oil has high levels of CBD and negligible levels of THC and vice versa for cannabis.
CBD has positive implications in a vast number of illnesses and has been shown to boost general health, hair and skin. Research isn’t conclusive here, although it is strong, and in the coming years, we are expecting to see more and more evidence. THC, on the other hand, can benefit other disorders but comes with drawbacks, such as the feelings of being high and possible induction of feelings of anxiety and paranoia and more.
Further to this, CBD is legal whereas THC is not. To use medical marijuana, it has to be legal in the state that you live in plus you need a doctor to prescribe it. Hemp CBD is much more accessible and can be bought from many outlets.
Hemp CBD has also been shown to be safe to use by all, children, pregnant or nursing women, and those who cannot take pharmaceutical medicines who may want to use it as an alternative remedy.
Hemp is sometimes confused with the cannabis plants that serve as sources of the drug marijuana and the drug preparation hashish
Presidents Washington and Jefferson both grew hemp. Americans were legally bound to grow hemp during the Colonial Era and Early Republic.
In 1937, Congress passed the Marihuana Tax Act which effectively began the era of hemp prohibition. The tax and licensing regulations of the act made hemp cultivation difficult for American farmers. The chief promoter of the Tax Act, Harry Anslinger, began promoting anti-marijuana legislation around the world.
Then came World War II. During the war, U.S. farmers grew about a million acres of hemp across the Midwest as part of that program.
After the war ended, the government quietly shut down all the hemp processing plants and the industry faded away again.
During the period from 1937 to the late 60s, the U.S. government understood and acknowledged that industrial hemp and marijuana were distinct varieties of the Cannabis plant. Hemp was no longer officially recognized as distinct from marijuana after the passage of the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) of 1970. This is despite the fact that a specific exemption for hemp was included in the CSA under the definition of marijuana. The recent federal court case HIA vs DEA has re-established acknowledgement of distinct varieties of Cannabis, and supports the exemption for non-viable seed and fiber and any products made from them.
The U.S. government has published numerous reports and other documents on hemp dating back to the beginnings of our country
These documents and many more are published online by U.S. hemp historian extraordinaire, John E. Dvorak. His "Digital Hemp History Library" is the most complete source for historical hemp documents and data anywhere.
You Can't Get High from Hemp Seeds, but You Can Get Healthy.
More superfood than psychoactive, hemp seeds have been around for most of human civilization. They contain no THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), which is the active substance in marijuana that makes you feel high
The Difference Between CBD and THC
The two are nearly identical twins.
What differentiates the two compounds however, is the arrangement of a single atom
A cannabinoid is a compound that interacts directly with our body’s Endocannabinoid System (ECS), which in short, is a network of receptors that interact with cannabinoids to maintain vital functions throughout our body.
Scientists discovered the first cannabinoid receptor in 1988, and by 1993, they had identified a second receptor. In 1995, the two receptors were classified as the CB1 and CB2 receptors.
CB1 receptors are found abundantly in regions of the brain responsible for mental and physiological processes such as memory, high cognition, emotion, and motor coordination, while CB2 receptors are found throughout the central nervous and immune systems.
The interaction between the CB1 and CB2 receptors with cannabinoids like CBD and THC is the catalyst for health benefits such as pain relief, anxiety relief, appetite stimulation, mood management and more.
Now this is where the different positions of that tiny atom come into play.
Because THC and CBD have different molecular structures, they do not interact with the CB1 and CB2 receptors in the same manner. This greatly differentiates the effects each has on the body, which is likely the biggest concern when comparing CBD to THC.
There is a Lot More to CBD Than “It Doesn’t Get You High.”
THC activates the CB1 receptor, while CBD inhibits it.
The endocannabinoid system (ECS)
The best way to describe the ECS is as a balancing system (or homeostatic regulator): it sends neurotransmitters (messenger + communication molecules) to all your bodily parts to check that everything is working smoothly and confirm if anything needs to be rebalanced. When it finds a problem, it regulates it by sending further instructions to receptors that adjust how you feel and think.
So, what does it keep tabs on?
- fertility, pregnancy, and reproductive systems
- appetite, hunger, and digestive systems
- motor control,
- pain and pleasure,
- immune function,
- effects of other cannabinoids,
- mood and
The body’s best-known endocannabinoid, anandamide, does more than just make you feel “blissful”… it’s synthesized in parts of the brain that are important for:
- higher thought processes,
- movement, as well as
- pain, appetite, and fertility.
- Scientists are on the cusp of determining a third type of cannabinoid receptor (for CBN), but research in this area is ongoing and inconclusive as of now.
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