What is the difference between industrial hemp and marijuana?
The significant difference between marijuana and hemp are the levels of THC found in each.Does Hemp Extract or CBD get you high? Absolutely not!
There are different types of cannabis plants and hybrids.
Hemp is the plant used for several industrial purposes from food products, body care products to fabrics and insulation.
Marijuana is the plant used for recreational smoking that gives the mind-altering high feeling that people get after smoking.
Both hemp and marijuana plants are from a plant family called Cannabaceae.
There are over 100 different known cannabinoids in cannabis plants. Sadly the most famous cannabinoid is THC which is the cannabinoid compound behind the high mind-altering feeling that people get after ingesting marijuana.
Marijuana has high very levels of THC and Hemp has very low levels of THC.
In order to be legally considered hemp, the hemp plant must contain less than 0.3% THC.
The levels of CBD and THC in hemp oil can vary, depending on the design of the product and the type of plant from which the oil is extracted.
CBD oil is a concentration of the cannabidiol compound typically derived from hemp.
Hemp extract is an oil derived from the industrial hemp plant. This oil can be used for a variety of purposes, the most popular being consumed as a wellness supplement because of its cannabinoids, phytocannabinoids and cannabidiol (CBD).
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that have little to no THC in them. So you won't get you high or experience any side effects like those associated with using marijuana. Instead, CBD oils have been described as calming resulting in anti-anxiety.