Definition of industrial Hemp and High CBD Medical Hemp
Industrial cannabis refers to cannabis with a tetrahydrocannabinol content of less than 0.3%. It is widely used in textile, paper, food, medicine, health, daily chemicals, leather, automotive, construction, decoration, packaging, etc.
High CBD medical hemp has a very high medical value, and research shows that CBD may be a natural way to treat seizures, anxiety, insomnia, inflammation, chronic pain, nausea, rheumatoid arthritis and even certain types of cancer and neurological diseases.
Differences between industrial Hemp and High CBD Medical Hemp
1. There are several differences in the cultivation conditions of industrial cannabis and medicinal cannabis. For industrial cannabis, there are generally low environmental requirements. Industrial cannabis can be planted in the field. However, most of the medical cannabis is grown in the greenhouse. What’s more, there are several requirements for planting medical cannabis, including careful control of temperature, humidity and light conditions.
2. Industrial cannabis Hemp contains THC (psychoactive ingredient in cannabis plants) less than 0.3% of psychoactive ingredients. Meanwhile, in medical cannabis, the THC content of tetrahydrocannabinol is defined as 0.3% < THC < 0.5%, and medical cannabis has a medicinal tendency.
3. Industrial cannabis is used at least ten fields such as food and health products, animal products, daily necessities, cosmetics, consumer electronics, apparel, non-woven fabrics, composite materials, and biofuels. Meanwhile, medical hemp is mainly used in medical treatment. It can treat or assist in the treatment of epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, depression, gastrointestinal diseases, various skin diseases and various cancer symptoms.