Hemp Oil Free Of THC
What is hemp oil?
Seedguides.info reports hemp oil is derived or extracted from the hemp plant. In practice it’s only the industrial hemp that’s used to make hemp oil. This just means the hemp has been grown specifically for hemp oil and has minimal to no psychoactive substances like THC.
*The best hemp oil is processes from the seeds.
When you purchased cold pressed hemp oil it hasn’t been refined, is green in color, and has a deep nutty flavor. When you take the oil out of it’s natural state and start refining it the oil has no color or flavor.
Nutrition and Health Benefits
- Hemp oil contains good fat, or polyunsaturated fatty acids. Your body doesn’t produce this healthy unsaturated fat but it needs it. Your mind and body require these fatty acids for energy and brain function.
- Hemp seed oil is stamped as “Mother Nature’s perfectly balanced raw oil.” With a 3-1 ratio Omega-6 to Omega-3 fatty acids. Research shows this is exactly what your body needs to promote long-term health.
- Protection against serious illness. Studies show most illnesses are triggered by deficiencies in essential fatty acids and hemp seed oil helps prevent this.
- This oil provides a large dose of antioxidants, phospholipids, phytosterols, carotene, along with various minerals including magnesium, calcium, iron, zinc, potassium, sulfur, and phosphorus.
- Hemp seed oil is also a nice source of chlorophyll.
- Your skin will benefit from the fatty acids that provide nutrients to nourish your skin. Since it’s all-natural there are no side effects. The anti-aging qualities of this oil help the skin look younger.
- This oil helps with the prevention and treatment of skin conditions like edema, rashes, and extremely dry skin.
- It’s great in shampoos and conditioners for hair and scalp nourishment to help thicken hair and deter dandruff.
- Hemp oil has alpha-linolenic acid which supports organ function. It also helps prevent cardiovascular disease and various forms of arthritis, along with strengthening artery function.
- This oil also has about 25% protein and the chemical structure of hemp helps with protein digestion.
Bottom line is you can’t live without them.
It’s safe to say the North American Diet is deficient in essential fatty acids because we choose to overload on unhealthy processed fast foods, with a high consumption of animal fat versus healthier plant fat.
In other words, we chose the greasy burger and deep fried chicken wings over the steamed organic veggies and broiled salmon.
Hemp Oil Uses
- Body creams or skin creams
- Biodiesel or as a replacement for petroleum
- Hemp oil can be used to make plastics instead of petroleum
- Salad dressing, sauces, garnish, and baking
Make Note: Unrefined hemp oil is very unstable and doesn’t have a long shelf life. It should be stored in a dark container in the refrigerator but the oil still goes bad quickly. Hemp oil has a very low smoking point, so it shouldn’t be used for cooking, just warmed at best. It’s a give-take relationship because you can buy refined hemp oil that lasts longer on the shelf, however you will lose many of the health benefits because it’s not all-natural premium organic oil.
How much do you need per day?
Just 1-2 tablespoons will suffice according to Prevention magazine experts.
It’s super easy to add cold pressed hemp oil to to diet each day. Drizzle it on your salad or stir-fry, use it as a garnish, add it to your smoothie, or use it to make a dip. Time for you to get creatively healthy and enjoy the benefits of healthy fat organic hemp seed oil today!