CBD Cream Vs. Hemp Cream: What’s the Difference?

CBD Cream Vs. Hemp Cream: What’s the Difference?

Today, CBD cream and hemp oil cream are sold almost everywhere, which can hinder a consumer’s ability to find trusted, reliable, evidence-based information on the differences between topicals and creams derived from hemp.

The Truth About Hemp Creams

The quick and simple answer is that hemp creams made from hemp seeds generally contain zero CBD.  Even large retailers like Amazon.com are known for promoting products made with hemp seed oil, which is simply labeled “hemp oil” to confuse people with hemp oil products containing CBD. That means your best bet is to do your research on brands and really read the ingredients. True CBD cream will mention terms like CBD Oil, CBD Isolate, Full Spectrum Hemp Oil, Broad Spectrum Hemp Oil, etc on the ingredients list, rather than Hemp Seed Oil, Hemp Seed, and other similar terms alluding to the fact that it’s made from CBD inert seeds, rather than the CBD, terpene, and flavonoid rich areola (flower) part of the hemp plant. With many retailers and brands intentionally misusing the phrase Hemp Oil to mean Hemp Seed Oil, it’s a good idea to clarify with the retailer, or find one that mentions some of the above terms or is clearly a trusted CBD company like Design Wellness or others.

More About Hemp Creams

Evidence from studies and research suggests that CBD creams may reduce inflammation and joint pain. The Arthritis Foundation has even released CBD guidelines helping the 54 million people in the US that deal with the pain of arthritis daily.

Design Wellness always recommends consumers research products, ingredients, and companies before making purchases. First, use products on small patches of skin to test for any allergenic reactions and keep track of the products that work for you. We offer the best in CBD topical creams and balms, as well as tinctures, gummies, and more!

Questions?

If you have ANY questions about CBD or any products or brands on DesignWellness.com, please email us at [email protected], contact us via chat, or speak with one of our CBD specialists at 877-707-2051 today! As with all wellness products, it’s always a good idea to consult with your physician before use.

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Patrick Kilcoyne

Patrick Kilcoyne has a passion for wellness and all things CBD. Patrick has 3+ years of experience in the industry and brings a wealth of knowledge to the team. Patrick also has a passion for animals of all kinds, especially dogs and cats. Having been surrounded by dogs his whole life, he has developed a passion for researching pet care and alternative treatments for pets. With a Bachelors of Fine Arts degree in Design from Plymouth State University, Patrick is also passionate about multimedia content creation, photography, and integrated marketing communications. In his free time Patrick enjoys fitness, researching alternative wellness, connecting with new people, and the great outdoors.