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:

Our CBD is made from hemp…not marijuana.

"Beyond that, let us explain why we choose to produce hemp-extracted CBD (instead of marijuana extracted CBD)."

You can read more on their blog

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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.”

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