Hemp oil refers to CBD oil extracted from the cannabinoid-rich parts of the cannabis plant, hemp. The term was earlier used to mention hemp seed oil manufactured by cold pressing the hemp seeds. However, it is now being used to refer to CBD oil. In this session, we are making a comparison: hemp oil Vs flax seed oil.
Flaxseed oil is derived from the seeds of the flax plant. The yellow-colored oil offers benefits equal to or even more than the benefits of fish oil. About 50-60 percent of CBD oil is omega-3 or alpha-linolenic acid. There are approximately 20 calories, 13.6 g fat, and 0.01 g protein in every teaspoon of flaxseed oil. Flaxseed oil is mainly used as a food supplement. Lignans present in this oil has anti-inflammatory properties and the ability to decrease cholesterol levels. Flaxseed oils are used in a variety of edibles including smoothies, sauces, and salads. Applying flaxseed oil to your hair helps promote its healthy growth and shine.
Although hemp oil can be used as a food supplement, it is more popular for its therapeutic properties. It is extracted from the cannabinoid-rich parts of the hemp plant using specialized extraction methods. The therapeutic benefits of hemp oil include the following:
Hemp oil can relieve pain conditions of various health conditions by influencing the pain perception function of the endocannabinoid system through its interaction with the cannabinoid receptors indirectly.
Hemp oil taken in the right doses helps to reduce the symptoms associated with an anxiety disorder. The anxiolytic properties of CBD are supported by various clinical studies.
Oxidative damage caused by free radicals is the major cause of early aging. The damage can be reduced by anti-oxidants. CBD is an effective antioxidant and thus can contribute to reducing aging signs in people.
Acne is an inflammatory condition that is caused by the excessive production of sebum by overactive sebaceous glands. CBD regulates the activity of sebaceous glands to control acne breakouts.
By regulating the sleep-wake cycle, CBD keeps the users active during the day and help them get good sleep during the night. It does not work like conventional sleep drugs that offer a sedative effect on users.
Flaxseed oil and hemp oil are not used for similar purposes. While one is exclusively a food supplement, the other is the most famous for its applications in the therapeutic sector.