The Benefits of Hemp Seed Oil
Hemp Seed oil is pressed from the seed of the hemp (cannabis) plant
irrespective of the strain of cannabis. However there is an extremely
low or undetectable level of any psychoactive molecules in hemp seed
oil as the seeds themselves do not contain psychoactive molecules. This
oil typically contains between 30-35% oil by weight, and is extremely
high in essential fatty acids. Cold pressed, unrefined hemp oil is dark
to clear light green in color.The oil is of high nutritional value
because its 3:1 ratio of omega-6 to omega-3 essential fatty acids,
which matches the balance required by the human body.
(thank you wikipedia)
Hemp is a valuable, sustainable eco-friendly resource used widely and generously in many of my products.
How does it benefit your skin?
Skin is our largest organ;the part we
know well is called the epidermis(outer layer) it is constantly dying,
shedding, and renewing itself. In order for the epidermis to constantly
do its job it needs to be protected. The key to protection is moisture!
Hemp oil is a natural humectant which actually attracts moisture to the
skin with all of it's wonderful efa's (essential fatty acids)This helps
to promote healthy, soft and protected skin with Omega's 3,6,9. Not
only does it greatly bring to your skin the benefits of protection but
it can also be used to improve such skin conditions like eczema, acne,
Hemp seed oil can also be eaten and is found to be even more beneficial than Flax seed oil for getting your omega's!
Easy enough to add to almost anything and really great for your child's growing brain! Secretly slip some into pancake batter, sauces, dressings, smoothies and no one will ever know!
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