One of the main concerns about CBD oil is that many people are against marijuana. Luckily, CBD Oil is not made from marijuana. Rather, CBD oil is made from hemp, a plant of the family cannabis. This family contains both hemp and marijuana, but they are not the same plant. Similarly, an orange and a lime are both considered citrus fruits, but are from different plants. Unfortunately, the word “hemp” has been used interchangeably with marijuana in the past.

What is the Difference?

While the two plants have slight variations in their look, their chemical makeups are actually what matters most. Marijuana has a large amount of THC (about 20%), the chemical that makes it psychoactive. Alternatively, hemp only contains trace amounts of THC (Less than 0.3%). These trace amounts are below the federal legal limit. This is why hemp is non-psychoactive, where marijuana is. This means that it does not get you high. Additionally, this miracle plant has double the amount of CBD as marijuana in its chemical makeup. CBD helps the body’s endocannabinoid system flourish, so that you can heal naturally and more efficiently.

close up of hemp plants in a field

Legality

Marijuana is illegal at the federal level in the United States. Therefore, most states have outlawed it. Some states, such as Colorado, have different state-level laws pertaining to marijuana. On the other hand, hemp is not considered a controlled substance. It is legal to grow in most states. Heavenly Hemp CBD oil contains the legal trace amount of 0.3% THC, and follows federal laws. Our product is FDA registered and inspected.

Usage

Hemp is an incredibly versatile plant. It can be used for a wide variety of things beyond CBD oil. In the past, hempen fibers were used to make rope, clothing, and even ship sails. Today, innovators across the world are discovering more uses for this miracle plant. It can be used to make paper, biodegradable plastics, bio-concrete, and more. Marijuana, however, does not translate as well into other products. Marijuana products are pretty much limited to drug use, whether medicinal or recreational.

Hemp and Marijuana Cultivation

In states where it is legal to grow hemp, the plant flourishes. It is not hard to maintain, and can prosper in almost any climate. The plant can grow close to others and grows well without needing fertilizers or pesticides; so it is easier to maintain an organic crop. Alternatively, marijuana is a much harder plant to cultivate. For one, few states allow it as a crop. The plant requires a lot of care. The marijuana plant requires wide space between each crop, and humidity and temperature has to stay monitored. Because of this, it is very difficult to grow outdoors. Overall, hemp is a much easier and less expensive plant to cultivate; and it is easier to keep it organic.

Why Hemp is an Important Plant

Hemp has a variety of uses, including producing our “Miracle in a bottle.” This plant brings a lot to the table. There is a lot of confusion in the media about the differences between hemp and marijuana, but thankfully public awareness of this super-plant is growing. CBD oil created from 100% hemp can do a lot to benefit your body.

Heavenly Hemp CBD Oil is purely 100% USA farmed organic whole hemp plant extract, nothing else. Our product is completely natural, and doesn’t contain any other ingredients. We NEVER add anything to interfere with purity and that our bodies don’t need. It is nature’s anti-inflammatory warrior. It simply is “A Miracle in a Bottle.” Buy a bottle today!

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