What are the benefits of organic hemp seed oil?
Hemp seed oil contains large amounts of polyunsaturated and essential fatty acids. Polyunsaturated fats are basically fats that are liquid at room temperature but solidify when chilled. They can help lower your bad cholesterol, which in turn can lower your risk of heart disease and stroke. Essential fatty acids are needed by your body for several important functions. These fatty acids help with the absorption of vitamins, are great for vision, and can improve general brain functions with their anti-inflammatory properties.
What exactly then is hemp seed oil?
Hemp seed oil is produced from the seeds of the Cannabis Sativa by a cold-press extraction process. It is considered a super food because of its high Omegas, vitamins and other nutrients. It is great for your hair and skin and might help a little with pain. Because of its high vitamin and nutrient content this oil can be helpful with several ailments.
Does organic hemp seed oil get you “high”?
No, you don’t get the euphoric psychoactive high that marijuana gives you. Hemp seed oil is often associated with marijuana, and although the hemp plant itself is identical by taxonomy to the smoking grade of marijuana (Cannabis Sativa), hemp is specifically bred for its seeds and fibrous stalks, practically eliminating the THC content. This misconception is the reason so many people are against the use of hemp seed oil, which by the way is legal in all 50 states.
How do I use Hemp Seed Oil?
Depending upon the desired effects, hemp seed oil can be used topically on the skin, either alone or mixed with skin care products. Hemp seed oil can also be taken internally. For safe product use and proper dosing, talk to your health care professional.
What are the effects of organic hemp seed oil?
Hemp seed oil is full of Omega 3 and 6 fatty acids and these two items have been shown to help reduce anxiety in people. There are studies that also show that hemp seed oil can help with migraines and headaches.
Where hemp seed oil really stands out is its ability to help people with the skin conditions of psoriasis, acne and eczema. With its anti-inflammatory benefits and high concentration of Omega fatty acids hemp seed oil could be just the ticket. Hemp seed oil also helps regulate insulin levels in your blood and could help lower your chance of developing type 2 diabetes.
Is organic hemp seed oil safe for dogs?
Yes, it is safe for your dog. Sometimes a veterinarian will recommend hemp seed oil for your dog if he/she believes it is needed in the diet. It is full of important nutrients and full of Omega 3 & 6 fatty acids along with GMA, (gamma linolenic acid). Remember to follow the advice of your veterinarian because they will know the exact dosage your dog will need.
Hemp seed oil has become popular over the past several years and can be used for several different things. Like all medications, though, organic hemp seed oil can have side effects and you should consult a medical professional before using.
View Larger Map