Known as a human superfood Cannabis Sativa Seed oil or Hemp Seed oil contains key nutrients as well as the perfect balance of bioavailable Omega 3 & 6 essential fatty acids needed for the human body to function well each day. But why is Hemp Seed Oil a superfood and exactly what is Hemp Seed oil you may ask? Let’s take a look at why you need hemp seed oil as part of your everyday, and let’s make it part of your everyday from today!
Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil = Hemp Seed Oil
Hemp seeds have the perfect essential fatty acid profile of Omega 3 and 6 fatty acids present as alpha-linolenic acid (Omega-3) and linoleic acid and gamma-linolenic acid (both Omega-6). As one of the most potent plant sources of these particular fatty acids at 3:1 optimal ratio (Omega 6 to Omega 3) makes it one of the most bioavailable oils to consume.
What do Omega 3 and 6 do exactly?
Omega 3 and 6 are an essential component in cell membrane health as they regulate blood pressure and the bodies inflammatory responses. Omega 3 and 6 are also essential for:
How is it Hemp Seed Oil made?
Hemp Seed oil is made using one ingredient being the ripe seeds of the hemp plant. The ripe seeds are hulled, then cold pressed to extract the oil, and then the oil is then cold filtered. Hemp Seed Oil does not contain cannabinoids, such as CBD (cannabidiol), apart from small trace levels that may be present post the cold filtration process.
What is Hemp Seed Oil good for?
Every cell in our bodies require these essential fatty acids to function well. Along with the perfect 3:1 ratio Hemp Seed oil also contains the following vitamins and minerals:
Vitamin A- needed to maintain healthy eyes and skin.
Vitamin C- needed for healthy immune function and important to wound healing.
Vitamin E- heart health and protects cells from damage caused by free radicals.
B vitamins- Hemp Seed oil also provides B group vitamins that can assist with improved energy levels and are essential for brain function.
Amino acids- needed for a healthy metabolism and cell rejuvenation.
So, let’s take closer look at some of top health reasons and why you might consider supplementing with Hemp Seed Oil:
GLA naturally occurring in hemp seed oil has a potent anti- inflammatory effect in the body. Studies suggest that particularly for women the rate of cardio vascular disease (CVD) risk can be reduced by maintaining optimal levels of GLA nutrients.
Omega-3 fats are a type of fats that are important for joint health widely agreed and endorsed across the health and medical industries as playing an important role as a supplement for complimentary use for conditions such as Osteo Arthritis and other inflammatory conditions. However, the challenge is that our bodies cannot produce Omega-3 fats, so they must be obtained from food (fish, nuts, seeds) or by taking a daily supplement. With its natural anti-inflammatory benefits get moving with our range of Hemp Seed oil products today.
Being hypoallergenic and having a non-comedogenic rating of zero, Hemp Seed oil can provide relief for many skin conditions as well as helping to heal and regenerate painful itchy and dry skin. Hemp Seed oil is especially beneficial for skin conditions such as acne, eczema, psoriasis and dermatitis. Studies have shown hemp seed oil can assist in scar reversal and use for prevention of hyperpigmentation. Most importantly Hemp Seed oil can minimise the reliance on anti-inflammatory drugs such as cortisone often prescribed as first line treatment for these types skin conditions. discover our range of award winning skin and body care & men’s grooming products online.
How do you take it?
You can enjoy Hemp seed oil in its liquid form with it’s delicious nutty flavour by using it in salads, smoothies, pesto or even enjoy neat as it is. Keen to try Hemp Seed Oil with tonight’s dinner? Find our Hemp Seed Oil on sale now for limited time only here or discover our range of non-GMO and gluten free hemp seed oil capsules today.
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