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Medical marijuana

Did you know that some molecules of this plant can help patients in various ways of cures? The extract of hemp plant known as CBD has little, if any intoxicating properties. Many benefits of CBD are reported: relieving pain, insomnia, spasticity, relaxing muscles in Parkinson’s disease.


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Cannabis culture boom with farm bill ?

When Trump administration legalizes hemp, SFEPROCESS provides solutions of CBD extraction. The US president signed farm bill on 24th, December, 2018. The Congress has already approved the act which allows in federal way, cultivation of hemp.


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Anti-inflammatory effects of ginger and rosemary extracts obtained by supercritical fluid extraction

Today, the power of plants is widely admitted. Since several years, scientific studies on plant derivatives have multiplied and we can now consider with no doubt that there is a therapeutic potential. In this context, ginger and rosemary extracts are traditionally used by medicine for therapeutic effects in a wide-range of health related problems.


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Why a supercritical process is greener safer and better than a solvent extraction ?

Extraction is used for many applications as nutraceutical, food, and pharmaceutical, medicinal... CO2 solvent is not toxic and non-inflammable ensuring safety and security. The final product has many advantages: pure extracts without residues with minimal post-processing steps. Usually recognized by FDA and as GMP processes, CO2 is an ideal solvent.


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Various fields of applications

When flavors and fragances are extracted thanks to a supercritical carbon dioxide process, it presents a higher organoleptic quality. The extract is closer to the natural material and the is no residue of organic solvent which is very interesting in industries. It reduces post treatment steps and permits an easier process. Thanks to the various supercritical processes CO2 extracts can be obtains from many raw materials.


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Industrial hemp

Hemp receives more attention since 1985. Indeed, industrial hemp has lower tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) content than the cannabis sativa. It has been shown that CBD has anticonvulsant effects, is effective against migraine, and shows many other benefits… THC is present at much lower concentration in industrial hemp. Various contents, laws, legislations cover the processing of hemp.


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