What is CBD Oil?

At Aura CBD Oil UK we provide thousands of people around the world with high-grade, organic CBD oils, pastes, balms and edibles. Our CBD oil is also full spectrum, so contains a ‘full spectrum’ of phytochemicals naturally occurring in cannabis sativa plants. But what is CBD oil?

What is CBD Oil?

CBD oil is a food supplement made from hemp plants. Our CBD oil is made through a process called super-critical CO2 extraction. This method uses liquid CO2 as a solvent to separate the CBD from the rest of the plant matter.

The result is a concentrated CBD extract that still contains a full spectrum off all the phytochemicals in hemp plants. This includes terpenes, fatty acids, flavonoids, anti-oxidants, plant fibre and chlorophyll.

How is CBD oil different to cannabis oil?

People often confuse CBD oil with cannabis oil, but they are not the same thing.

Cannabis oil is made from cannabis plants, that contain over 0.2% THC. Cannabis oil contains THC and therefore is psychoactive.

CBD oil on the other hand, is made with hemp plants that contain under 0.2% THC. That, along with the extraction process, means that our CBD oil only contains trace amounts of THC.

How is CBD oil different to hemp oil?

CBD oil is made from hemp, but it is not the same as household hemp oil you might buy in the supermarket.

That is because household hemp oil, or hemp seed oil, is made by pressing hemp seeds to extract their oil.

CBD oil is made from the whole of the hemp plant, and the process of extraction creates a CBD-rich hemp extract.

While hemp seed oil does contain trace amounts of CBD and THC, according to research the amounts are negligible.

We hope you found this information about CBD oil useful. If you like to learn more about CBD oil, check out our blog where we upload new content weekly to keep you informed about the world of CBD.

If you have any questions about CBD oil or what we do at Aura, don’t hesitate to get in touch. You can email us at info@auracbdoil.com or send us a message on Facebook – we love to hear from you!

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What is CBD oil?

CBD oil is a CBD-rich hemp extract, made from hemp plants. It contains CBD, which is a cannabinoid.

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How is Aura CBD oil made?

Our CBD oils are made by a process called supercritical CO2 extraction. The CO2 acts as a solvent that separates the CBD out from the rest of the plant material. The result is a CBD extract that is rich in CBD but still contains a full spectrum of plant chemicals naturally occurring in hemp plants.

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Is Aura CBD oil full spectrum?

Yes, all our products are made with whole-plant, full spectrum CBD extracts. They contain trace amounts of other cannabinoids as well as terpenes, fatty acids, flavonoids, fibre, essential vitamins and minerals and chlorophyll.

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Is Aura CBD oil organic?

Yes, all our products are made with organic ingredients, including our oils, pastes, skin balms and edibles.

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Is CBD oil the same as hemp oil?

No. CBD oil is made from hemp, but it is not the same as household hemp oil. Household hemp oil, or hempseed oil, is made by pressing hemp seeds to extract the oil. CBD oil is made from the whole hemp plant, and is a CBD-rich extract.

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Is CBD oil the same as cannabis oil?

No. Cannabis oil is made from cannabis plants that contain over 0.2% THC. CBD oil is made from hemp plants that contain under 0.2% THC.

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What is the difference between CBD and THC?

CBD and THC are both cannabinoids. THC is the compound that makes cannabis psychoactive. CBD is not psychoactive.

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How long does it take for my products to arrive?

All packages are shipped by Royal Mail first class recorded delivery, generally received after 1-3 working days. The only exception is the CBD infused raw chocolates, which are made in Europe and shipped express delivery to the UK. These take 3-7 working days to arrive.

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Do you ship outside the UK?

Yes, we do. If you’d like to enquire about shipping outside the UK, please email us at info@auracbdoil.com.

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