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Hemp Oil vs Hemp Seed Oil

Posted by farragio on Friday, April 15, 2022 Under: skin care

hemp oil vs hemp seed oil

by Cailey George

Upon hearing the word “hemp,” you may feel cautious or wary, or perhaps even confused. This is often due to the fact that hemp is associated with the plant it comes from, the hemp plant or cannabis sativa, which can be used to make cannabis. This may cause you to think of the plant’s psychological affects, as well as its ability to create a “high” in users. However, there are many ways hemp can be used in skincare for its healing benefits, without any psychological changes. This is due to the two different types of oil that can be made from the hemp plant and applied in skincare- hemp oil and hemp seed oil. So, what’s the difference, and can these oils be used safely in skincare without any unwanted affects?

First, we must make a distinction between the two oils. Hemp oil is made from the flowers and leaves of the hemp plant and contains small amounts of cannabinoids. Cannabinoids are psychoactive substances such as THC and CBD that produce certain effects on your body. However, the only cannabinoid present in hemp oil is CBD, which produces relaxation as opposed to the high that is produced by THC.

Hemp seed oil on the other hand is made from cold pressing the seeds of the hemp plant and contains no cannabinoids. This means that neither THC or CBD are present in hemp seed oil, so you can rest assured that there will be no psychological effects when using this oil. Hemp seed oil can be used safely in skincare by many users, and even produces an array of benefits.

Hemp seed oil is known for its moisturizing capabilities and will not clog your pores. Many products utilize hemp seed oil to reduce inflammation, applying the oil when users are attempting to one down redness in their skin. Its moisturizing affects fight against flakiness and itchiness, and the vitamins present in hemp seed oil help to reduce signs of aging. This oil heals and strengthens your skin’s protective barrier, and therefore using hemp seed in your skincare can be incredibly beneficial. This oil can be found in products such as farragio's Face to Feet Coffee Scrub, and can be utilized daily to care for and protect your skin without any adverse effects.

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