While flax oil uses flaxseed from industrial flax, CBD oil uses CBD, a cannabinoid found in the same plant. CBD is also extracted from industrial hemp; this ensures that the oil contains little or no THC. European Union law states that any Cannabidiol or CBD product sold legally in Europe cannot have THC content higher than 0.2%, the laws in the US are the same since the Ranch Bill was passed by President Trump in 2018.
CBD is not, at this point, available in many places such as flax oil, this is due to the presence of cannabinoids in the product. However, the purchase of CBD products is completely legal, and with extensive scientific research conducted on the possible health benefits of CBD, the possibility of the availability of these products will only increase in the near future.
Although we cannot actively inform you of these reasonable health benefits, there are many resources available online that can, and we cannot stop you from doing a Google search to research them, even if we want to.
Both flax oil and CBD are taken from industrial hemp, but what exactly is industrial hemp? And what is the difference between industrial cannabis and cannabis?
The answer to this question is quite simple. Industrial hemp naturally produces high-level CBD and low-level THC. Marijuana is the opposite, containing high levels of THC, and far less CBD.
THC is a psychoactive molecule in cannabis that creates ‘height’, whereas CBD is not psychoactive, and therefore does not produce this effect.
Contrary to the assumption of some people who have decided to decide what a CBD is without doing any research, CBD does not produce ‘high’, it is not the point of the product.
What CBD does, is work with cannabinoids that occur naturally in the endocannabinoid system. This is a system in the human body that helps control the release of serotonin, as well as being responsible for various other things, including fertility, memory, and pain relief.
It is a fact that CBD works alongside the endocannabinoid system which has led to extensive research being carried out.
It is recommended that CBD can help correct imbalances in this system, and therefore help with certain medical conditions.