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What’s the difference between CBD oil vs hemp seed oil?

Reading Time: 8 minutes Both are hemp oil; CBD oil and seed oil come from the same hemp plant. The same cannabis family of industrial hemp, but that’s where the similarity ends.

The leaves and flowers of the Cannabis plant ( cannabis sativa L. hemp plant ) produce Cannabidiol ( CBD ). In fact, there are over 100 cannabinoids found in the resinous flowering tops. Of these Cannabidiolic acid ( CBDa ), the form of CBD found in a growing plant can represent up to 40% of the hemp compounds.

Hemp seed oil like the name suggests is a hemp extract only from the seeds of the cannabis sativa plant. The seeds have rich profile of healthy nutrients. But, they do not contain any CBD or other cannabinoids and terpenes you would find in a full spectrum CBD oil.

To fully understand the differences let’s take a look in a bit more detail.

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Is CBD oil legal in Ireland in 2022? Ireland’s CBD law explained

Reading Time: 6 minutes Yes, CBD oil is legal in Ireland in 2022. However, it must fulfill certain conditions to meet its legal status. These are set out in EU law with some specific to Irish law.

1. The product does not contain ∆9 Tetrahydrocannabinol ( THC )
2. Before placing CBD products onto the Irish market, the FSAI must receive notification.
3. Label complies with Irish law on labeling Food Supplements.
4. No medical claims allowed, on the label, website or related literature.
5. The CBD product is not an unauthorised CBD Novel foods under EU food regulation.

Looking for CBD legal and of high quality in Ireland can be a bit daunting. However, by the end of this article you will know what to look for in CBD products. That way you can buy the best CBD oil in Ireland with confidence, knowing the product fulfills the legal conditions.

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Is CBD Legal in the UK? The UK’s CBD Law Explained

Reading Time: 5 minutes Is CBD oil legal in the UK? It’s a contentious question that’s not totally clear cut. CBD oil suppliers UK and abroad need to stay on top of it to ensure their products remain on the shelves. As for consumers, they want to know they are getting food safe and legal CBD products

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What does CBD oil taste like?

Reading Time: 3 minutes The types of CBD format, carrier oil and the extraction method are primary elements affecting taste. On most sites describing what CBD oil tastes like, overall its described as having an Earthy, grassy taste. We’d like elaborate on that as the answer might be a bit more complex.

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Strongest CBD oil UK & Ireland

Reading Time: 5 minutes When you search for the strongest CBD oil in UK & Ireland what are you actually looking for?
CBD products come in many forms and some marketeers aim to supply high amounts of cheap isolate CBD in a carrier oil like MCT and claim it’s the best and strongest CBD oil you will find anywhere.

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CBD No.1 eye-opening guide without the hype.

Reading Time: 19 minutes Your comprehensive guide to CBD, without the hype. Learn all you need to know about CBD and Hemp’s many constituents, benefits, dosage, precautions, product formats, the entourage effect, CBD for pets, extraction methods & much more.

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THC in CBD oil & CBD novel food. Are you consuming safe CBD products?

Reading Time: 6 minutes There are misconceptions about food safety among consumers and marketeers of CBD products. THC in CBD oils and CBD edibles marketed with levels below 0.2% EU | 0.3% US imply legal and safe to consume.

However, the %THC threshold relates to cultivation only, it has no bearing on the safety of the final product for human ingestion.

Furthermore, almost all CBD products in Europe and the UK require an approved novel food application to be sold as a food safe product. To date there are no CBD products with approved Novel food status.

However, hidden in plain sight is real wholefood hemp that doesn’t require novel food application, as it is already accepted as food safe in Europe.

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What Is Decarboxylation and why It is Important for THC and CBD

Reading Time: 4 minutes Decarboxylation CBD-CBDa is it necessary? The marketing implies that CBDa needs to become CBD in order to provide healthful benefits, but is this true? Much like we know but don’t fully understand why wholefoods are better than processed and or their isolated constituents if you are looking for healthful benefits consume as close as nature provides, it’s that simple.

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Seshat Botanicals – what’s in the name?

Reading Time: 5 minutes Our business name Seshat (pronounced see or say shat) Botanicals and also, why cold pressed? comes up in conversation. I decided to do a little blog about it. The name Seshat Botanicals encompasses our desire to provide botanical products of impeccable quality, to honour Seshat, the hemp plant and our customers.

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