Hempseed oil is pulled from hemp seeds (obvi) which are retrieved from a cannabis plant.
Don’t worry, the low concentration of cannabis in the hemp seed means that the hempseed oil is safe for consumption without the fear of getting "high.” As for its nutritional value, the hemp seed is known to contain protein and fatty acids that have huge advantages to our skin and our health.
Most Important to Us… Skincare!
It is common to see people use hemp seed oil on the skin. It nourishes and moisturizes the skin which is why you’ll find it in a lot of cosmetic products. The hemp oil is composed of gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) that provides superb moisturization for the skin when added to body creams and lotions. Hempseed oil has also been helpful in treating skin infections like psoriasis, acne, eczema, etc. You can use hemp seed oil to itchy skin and as a precaution against skin infections too!
The fiber content in hemp oil can be an aid in weight control. Since the fiber is not digested or absorbed by the small intestine, it can serve a weight control oil. The fiber occupies digestive tract without been digested thereby providing bulk.
Apply hemp oil to dry and brittle hair. You can apply it on your hair, the fatty acids in the hemp oil will moisturize your hair and scalp give a great look. Apart from giving your hair the shine that it needs, it strengthens every strand!
Additionally, hemp seed oil has been also been found to reduce the symptoms of menopause and premenstrual syndrome. The GLA contained in the oil plays a key role in helping to regulate hormone imbalances and inflammation that come with menopause.
All the benefits of hempseed oil highlighted above should encourage you to add it to your skincare regimen. Have dry skin? Try Flora’s Angels Dry Skin Face Serum, which contains hempseed oil. Don’t worry about getting high… think about the immense benefits!