Why Does Elixinol Use Hemp And Not Marijuana?
That's the title of an interesting blog post on the Elixinol website, which answers the question as follows:
According to the Elixinol website here are some of the benefits provided by their Hemp oil:
Cannabidiol (CBD) is the most predominant cannabinoid in hemp, and has many beneficial properties.
In its patent (#6,630,507) titled CANNABINOIDS AS ANTIOXIDANTS AND NEUROPROTECTANTS, the U.S. federal government makes many impressive claims about CBD, stating that:
- “Cannabinoids are potent antioxidants… they easily penetrate tissues giving them the ability to enter the central nervous system and brain.”
- “Non-psychoactive cannabinoids such as CBD are particularly advantageous as they are non-toxic… and exhibit unique antioxidant properties without the undesirable effects of THC.”
- “The antioxidant strength of CBD is significantly greater than that of either Vitamin C or Vitamin E.”