How is CBD oil made?

How CDB Oil is Made

Now that cultivation of hemp has become legal in some parts of the world there are widespread discussions about how the medicinal properties of CBD oil is curing people of varied illnesses.  Since it is derived from hemp which is a strain of cannabis, people had apprehensions about CBD products, but now with widespread media coverage usage has become common in therapy clinics. CBD is one of the many cannabidiols that exists naturally in the Cannabis plant.There is a difference between  plants rich in CBD and those rich in THC as the former is called indica-dominant plants while the latter is a sativa rich plant. While sativa rich plants give an uplifting feeling, the indica rich plants give the body a relaxed feeling that is ideal for people in acute pain.

 

What is CBD oil derived from?

Cannabidiol oil is derived from flowers of cannabis plants and is concentrated in its resin glands or trichomes. These glands contain oil that is rich in CBD which differs in quality and quantity between different strains of the cannabis plant. A Boulder Pharm uses all natural hemp grown right here in Boulder! Our hemp proves to contain less harmful materials than other CBD products, since we oversee the process from seed to sale. The active CBD available in the flower can be purified and concentrated using precise production techniques. When oil of high potency and concentration is derived from the glands then it can be used in lesser dosage. This lesser dosage saves money as CBD oil is an expensive product but produces the desired effect.

As the oil is in liquid form it can be consumed orally without smoking and can be easily administered to ailing children and adults. Though hemp is used for several industrial products and also as biofuel, the seeds and flowers of the plant are used to produce oil that is an active ingredient in several medical therapies for humans and animals.

Production of CBD oil

Industrial production of CBD oil is done by combining the cannabinoid rich plant with other compounds like CO², butane, ethanol or olive oil etc., all of which leave their residues in the final product. The most important part of CBD oil extraction is selection of right plant for the extraction of oil. Cost of final product will depend on its potency and purity which is controllable only via oil extraction technique.

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