With CBD oil and cannabinoid products reaching peak popularity in the U.S. these days, it can feel like they are available to buy almost everywhere. We see these products online, in local shops, in our doctors’ offices, and even at truck stops. Unfortunately, many CBD “miracle cure” products you’ll find in gas stations and other unspecialized locations are more likely to be distilled water than real CBD oil.
I appreciate your efforts in writing this article & don’t mean to disparage you, but there’s so much information that goes into this discussion & people need to be prepared ahead of time. One very important note is to make sure that nothing in the CBD will be contraindicated with many prescription medications, especially for diabetes, hypertension, blood thinners & anti-platelets for example. If a company’s website says their formula is a “proprietary blend”, call before you buy, please!

One tablespoon of hemp oil contains 14 grams of fat, of which only 1 gram is saturated. This low saturated fat content is a primary benefit of using hemp oil in place of animal fats such as lard and butter. Keeping your consumption of saturated fat to less than 7 percent of your total caloric intake is one way to cut your risk of high cholesterol and heart disease, notes the American Heart Association. Hemp oil also contains fatty acids that can help reduce your risk of heart disease, according to a 2014 article published in the "Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry."

The powerful components of cannabis essential oil are used to protect the skin. It can be consumed both internally and applied externally to enhance the cannabis effect. It can stimulate the shedding of dead skin and faster re-growth of healthy, glowing skin. Cannabis sativa seed oil is also known for preventing wrinkles, signs of aging, and protecting against eczema and psoriasis.


High potency is directly correlated with a higher price. Companies that use an independent third-party lab to test their products are showing a commitment to their products and customers by being transparent about their products. The best proof of this is when they post the results online. But what if they don’t? Oftentimes, companies that claim to lab test their products but do not post the results online will email you a copy if you ask them directly. If they are not willing to do this, this is a good sign to keep shopping elsewhere.
Hemp oil is a great source of high-quality nutrients and has a long history of use in Eastern culture as a multi-purpose natural remedy. Despite its widespread popularity, prejudice related to its association with Marijuana it has kept it from common use in the West. While Hemp oil contains virtually no THC (the psychoactive element in cannabis) hemp oil is still concerning to some. Thankfully, education is prevailing and the market for hemp oil is growing in the United States, with an increasing number of people seeking it out for its reported health benefits.
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