CBD – Cannabidiol | Latin Name: Cannabis Sativa L | Family: Cannabaceae/Moraceae | Extraction: Co2 Extracted | Plant Part: Flowering Tops & Leaves
Cannabidiol or CBD oil is a Green to dark Orange colour with a grassy, sweet aroma blending well with Lavender.
This Oil is produced through Co2 Extraction rather than steam distillation, the hemp plant is used for a variety of different common ailments ranging from stress and anxiety to muscle pains and even its ability help to ease sleep. CBD oil is taken from the whole plant as opposed to Hemp Oil which is expressed from the seeds. It is legal and non-intoxicating as it has no psychoactive or addictive effects due to it containing less than 0.05% THC. CBD is also wonderful to use in skin care products as it is known to be able to regulate sebum production which is very beneficial to oily and greasy skin.
The plant is indigenous to Eastern Asia but it is now widely grown all around the world. The flowers of Cannabis sativa are unisexual and plants are most often either male or female. Cannabis Sativa has recorded to have been cultivated throughout history. The Hemp plant is used as an industrial fibre, fabric, seed oil, food, recreation, medicine and religious and spiritual moods. Depending on the purpose of use each part of the plant is harvested differently. First classified by Carl Linnaeus, the Sweedish Botanist the word Sativa means things that are cultivated.