BENEFITS OF HEMP SEED OIL
Hemp seed oil is considered the most balanced oil in all of nature, due to the fact that it contains the perfectly balanced 3:1 ratio of Omega 6 to Omega 3 essential fatty acids. In addition, it also contains smaller amounts of 3 other polyunsaturated fatty acids in Gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), oleic acid and stearidonic acid. They also contain high amounts of vitamin E, phosphorus, potassium, sodium, magnesium, sulfur, calcium, iron and zinc.
Hemp Seed oil is produced by gentle cold press extraction from varieties of Cannabis sativa that do not contain significant amounts of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the psychoactive element present in the cannabis plant. This manufacturing process typically includes cleaning the seed to 99.99% before pressing the oil. The produced hemp oil that is used for skin care has NO psychoactive properties.
According to a 2005 study published in “Journal of Dermatological Treatment”, hemp seed oil helps alleviate dermatitis, and inflammation of the skin. This is due to the balance of Omega-6 and Omega-3 fatty acids. During a study, the symptoms of skin dryness and itching significantly improved in dermatitis sufferers after using hemp seed oil for 20 weeks.
Hemp protein is also a complete source of all 20 known amino acids including the 9 essential amino acids (EAAs) which our bodies cannot produce. Hemp seeds contain an adequate supply of these high quality proteins (EAAs) for a well balanced diet
Hemp Seeds are a more digestible protein than meat, whole eggs, cheese, human milk, cows milk, or any other high protein food.
Due to Hemps hardy nature the plant adapts well to varied growing conditions and therefore requires less unnatural intervention. Unlike other crops such as rice and soy, the hemp plant tolerates strong weather conditions and can therefore be cultivated in different areas of the world, with minimum CHEMICAL use.
Hemp oil is perfect for salad dressings, drizzled on rice or grain salads such as tabouli, as a dip, or, use it in blended sauces such as hemp hummus, hemp pesto, or even homemade mayonnaise. Add a small amount to a smoothie or drizzle it on top of hummus.
The daily recommended allowance of hemp seed oil is 14-28 ml (1 to 2 tablespoons).
Caution: Highly unsaturated vegetable oils such as Hemp Seed Oil are denatured by heating above 150ºC (300ºF), which can result in the production of unhealthy trans-fatty acids and increased peroxide values.
Do not use as a substitute for frying oils. Keep bottles tightly sealed after opening and store in the refrigerator or freezer.
HEMP SEEDS ARE A GIFT FROM MOTHER NATURE!