3 Things To Understand About CBD Oil

Posted on: 30 November 2017

Cannabidiol or CBD oil does not just come from the cannabis plant, it also comes from the hemp plant. CBD that comes from the hemp plant is legal throughout the United States because cannabinoids derived from hemp are considered a food-based product, which means hemp-based CBD oil can be imported and sold without restriction in the United States. Here are three more things you need to understand about CBD oil.

#1 CBD Is Naturally Occurring

CBD is not something that is it produced or manufactured. Instead, it is a naturally occurring substance that is found within the hemp plant. The concentration level of the CBD depends upon where within the hemp plant the CBD is extracted from. It is a natural product that doesn't contain any manufactured chemicals or substances.

#2 CBD Oil Is Obtained Through Extraction

CBD is obtained by extracting the CBD from the plant. It is obtained through a process called CO2 extraction. CO2 extraction is a process that is not toxic at all. It is a very effective way to get CBD oil out of a hemp plant. It is a complex process that requires specific equipment. It does not add any harmful solvents to the CBD oil and it ensures that the oil that is extracted from the hemp plant is as pure as possible.

#3 Tincture Makes CBD Oil Usable

Most CBD oil you are going to encounter is going to have be labeled as a tincture. A tincture basically means that a solvent is added to the CBD oil. On its own CBD oil is really thick and sticky, making it difficult to use. In order to effectively use CBD oil in things such as vape pens, a solvent agent has to be added to the oil.

The most typical solvent agents added to CBD are things like alcohol and coconut oil. Solvent agents allows the CBD oil to be suspended in a more liquid state that is more easy to consume and use. The solvent agents can change the way that you experience the CBD oil. 

CBD oil is naturally occurring in the hemp plant and is considered a food product. CBD oil is extracted from the hemp plant and turned into an oil with the addition of a solvent agent to make the oil thinner and more usable. You should be able to find CBD for sale throughout the United States and online.


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