Hemp seed oil is obtained from the seeds of the Cannabis Sativa or marijuana plant. It can be characterized by its greenish yellow color. It is made from crushed hemp seeds and has a distinct nutty flavor and thick texture.This oil is legally imported or pressed in Europe,and form sterilized seeds in USA and for external use in Australia. It does not contain the drug tetrahydrocannabinol which makes one high.
|Scientific Name||:||Cannabis Sativa|
|Country of Origin||:||Central Asia|
|Colour and odor||:||Golden green with nutty smell|
|Extraction Method||:||By crushing seeds of the hemp plant|
The seed of the hemp plant is very rich and balanced. It has the ideal 3:1 ratio of Omega6 to Omega3 which is recommended by the World Health Organization(WHO) for optimum utilization. This oil has 80% essential fatty acids which help in preserving the human health and immune system. Its abundance of EFA's(essential fatty acids) prevents many ailments like heart disease,high blood pressure, high cholesterol, cancer' arthritis and many more. It is also highly beneficial for the brain and the nervous system as well as the formation of healthy membranes and for skin and hair care. It can be used as edible oil, for medicinal purposes and for skin and hair care products also for cosmetic products like facial creams, body lotions,soap, lip balm, shampoo, conditioner, massage oil etc.
Hemp seed oil has EFA'sin the form of linoleic acid in abundance which makes it absolutely indispensable for medicinal and health related usage. It has reported success in treating heart infraction, arthritis and major diseases such as cancer. It is even beneficial for menstrual pain and pre menstrual syndrome(PMS). It can also be used as a supplement for fish oil as it contains omega3,6 and 9 without the potential fear of toxins. It has the identical lipids of our body, so it helps in making hair thicker and shinier, nails stronger and in detoxifying skin. It also helps in treating eczema. 4 teaspoons of hemp oil daily is known to reduce high cholesterol level decreasing the risk of heart blockages and cardiovascular diseases. It also treats neurodermatitis through a daily oral dose. It also treats multiple sclerosis and schizophrenic psychosis. A daily dietary dosage of hemp seed oil prevents many diseases.
Hemp seed oil blends well with virgin or extra virgin olive oil for culinary purposes or salad dressings.
"I have read that this oil is good for all skin types. I have been using it for about three weeks. It does soak in reasonably well. My skin on my dry areas feels great! Even used it on my feet and it is good."
- Emma Irwin
"I use hemp for the dry parts of my skin. I have noticed difference in my body after taking two spoonfuls daily"
- Steve Geller