People often confuse hemp essential oil with regular hemp oil. Although both oils come from the same plant, they are in fact very different. Please Note: Essentials oils are not for consumption.
So, let’s clarify the difference.
WHAT IS HEMP ESSENTIAL OIL?
Hemp seed oil comes from the seed, whereas essential oil comes from the upper leaves and flowers of the hemp plant
Hemp seed oil comes from the seeds of the hemp plant. The seeds are cold-pressed to produce an oil that is nutty and green in flavor. It’s commonly known as nature’s most nutritionally balanced oil.
Hemp essential oil, also known as cannabis essential oil, comes from the upper leaves and flowers of the hemp plant. The leaves and flowers are then steam distilled to capture the pure essence of the plant. Pale yellow to light green in color with a a highly concentrated therapeutic aroma. It takes over fifty pounds to make 1 ounce of hemp essential oil. It is also one of the most expensive oils in the world.