Seed To Sale – How Your CBD Oil Is Made
Do you understand how your CBD Oil is made? Are you familiar with your supplier’s supply chain and where the hemp comes from?
Transparency is of utmost importance to us here at BROWN’S CBD, so in this article, we will outline our supply chain and production processes.
Before delving any deeper, it’s important to outline the ethos behind what we do, as this ethos is strictly adhered to at every stage of production.
In short, the ethos of everyone involved in our supply chain is to create the most effective products by retaining the highest possible amount of the hemp plant’s beneficial compounds.
Sadly, many producers today have become so obsessed by CBD alone that they seem to have forgotten that CBD is most effective when consumed with all of the other natural compounds that the Hemp plant produces.
That’s why we name our products ‘CBD Hemp Oil‘ and not just ‘CBD Oil’. As it not only contains CBD, but all of the other naturally occurring compounds.
We work directly with a team of experts who control the entire process, from seed to the final product. This means that they are able to align this process with the ethos to ensure that the products are as safe and effective as can be.
In fact, the Hemp used to make our products is grown and harvested in a unique, careful way that maximises the levels of cannabinoids and terpenes in the final product.
All of our products are made from Organically Grown, EU-Approved and Non-GMO Hemp strains that are grown in remote areas in The Netherlands and Germany.
Whilst Hemp is very efficient at extracting nutrients from soil, it is also good at extracting contaminants. So it is very important that the Hemp is grown in good quality soil in remote areas – far away from any sources of pollution.
Before harvesting, the plants are tested for contamination, heavy metals and pesticides.
Plants on the outer perimeter of the crops are the most exposed and can sometimes test positive for contaminants. Any plants that test positive from the outer perimeter will be destroyed to ensure that the final product is completely free of contaminants.
The harvesting timing and method depends on the intended product. Our CBG Hemp Oil for example, is made using Hemp that is carefully harvested at a ‘premature’ stage of growth where levels of CBG are at their highest.
After harvesting, the hemp is dried and stored in bags that are filled with CO2 and vacumised, which ensures that the plant matter retains all of its beneficial properties, ready for extraction.
There are many different methods used to extract compounds from Hemp.
Our products are made using CO2 extraction, which can be fine-tuned to determine the levels of compounds in the final product.
Many producers tend to use high-temperature CO2 extraction to convert most of the acidic cannabinoids into their neutral forms. Such as the conversion of CBDa to CBD. This conversion is called decarboxylation.
However, our products are extracted using low-temperature CO2 extraction that maintains a similar balance of compounds to the source material. Whilst much of the CBD naturally decarboxylates over time and with extraction, this method preserves a healthy balance of CBD to CBDa.
Because of this, our products are Not Classed as Novel Foods as they are made with a Whole Plant Extract and maintain similar levels of compounds to the original plant.
After extraction, the extracts are tested to verify the content.
The end result is a superior extract that is optimal for enhancing wellbeing.
The Final Products
The Full Spectrum Hemp Extract is then blended other natural ingredients depending on the products.
For more information about how individual products are made, head over to our HOW IT’S MADE page.
The final products are Third Party Lab Tested to verify the contents, then shipped directly to us and stored in a cool, dry area ready for distribution.
Due to the fairly short supply chain we have, our products are always fresh with minimal degradation that can happen naturally over time.
We hope that you now have a better perspective of our processes and How Your CBD Oil is Made. If you are interested in trying any of our products, we are currently offering a 20% discount and Free UK delivery. Simply enter discount code: BEWELL at checkout. www.brownscbd.com