If you’ve done any shopping in the beauty department recently, you may have noticed that CBD + hemp oil based products are all the rage. Is “all the rage” a term kids these days say or are my 90s roots showing? Anyway, I’ve seen the beauty sector explode with these types of products. And with that, I’ve heard so many misleading or incorrect claims about products containing CBD or hemp oil. With the help of one of my favorite hemp based brands, Verte Essentials, I’m going to drop some knowledge + bring you the facts about these ingredients.
WHAT IS HEMP EXTRACT?
Verte Essentials make all of their products using premium hemp extracts from some of the world’s oldest, organic + sustainable farms. Hemp extract, also known as Cannabi Diol, is an isolated molecule of the cannabis plant (yes, THAT cannabis plant you’ve been hearing so much about).
Hemp is a term used for cannabis strains that contain very low levels of THC [ less than 0.2% to be exact ].
HOW DOES IT WORK?
The cannabis plant produces something called cannabinoids, which are super similar to endocannabinoids that our bodies produce. These endocannabinoids help to regulate our our neurological system, playing a role in pain, emotion, sleep, metabolism, etc. A lack of these regulators have been linked to disease + various medical conditions!
Cannabis contains 80 different cannabinoids, including THC [ which gets you high ] and Cannabi Diol [ which does NOT get you high ]. While THC is psychoactive, Cannabi Diol is actually an antipsychotic!
AM I GETTING HIGH?
The simple answer is NO. Using hemp will not get you high. It’s also in no way illegal. Hemp oil is considered a plant based food product, and there are no restrictions on its sale, production or consumption in the US and most other countries.
There is absolutely no THC in any Verte Essential products! Yet they still have major benefits. Keep reading.
USING VERTE ESSENTIALS
For a full breakdown of how to use Verte Essentials, click HERE.
Verte Essentials are MTC, or coconut oil, based products that can be used to achieve beauty from the inside out. Combining oils, extracts and botanicals, Verte Essentials are for tons of different topical uses.
- ENERGIZE : relieves inflammation
- RISE : mood elevating, stress relieving
- FOCUS : aids in memory retention + alertness
- FLOW : increases circulation + blood flow
- RESTORE : relaxation, balance