Hemp Seed Oil
Hemp seed oil, also referred to as Hemp Oil, is a flavorful, nutty oil that is produced from the seeds of the hemp plant. Hemp seeds are rich in protein, insoluble fiber, Vitamin E antioxidants and Omega 6 & Omega 3. They are also loaded with potassium, calcium, zinc and other minerals. The nutrients in hemp seed oil have been shown to improve cardiovascular health and counteract the effects of aging skin. It regenerates the skin; acting as a natural moisturizer and emollient. This is extremely beneficial for those who suffer from dry or dehydrated skin and nails. Hemp seed oil can also be added to hair conditioners to increase elasticity and treat dry, damaged hair.
Since is also acts as an anticoagulant, it can reduce clotting in the blood. Therefore those on blood thinners should avoid this product. Hemp seed oil should also not be heated to high temperatures, when used for consumption.
Although there are various benefits to Hemp Seed Oil, those with certain conditions should consult a physician prior to use.