It is not a question of what is "better," rather it has to do with what the product is treating. The CBD and the DNC-N are identical in composition, with the main difference being the CBD. Cannabidiol has been shown in multiple clinical studies to reduce hair loss, prevent perifollicular inflammation. Spectral.CBD stimulates the hair follicles and provides nourishment and hydration. This formulation is ideal for those that experience irritation, redness, and/or sensitivity of the scalp.