Hemp seed oil is derived from the Cannabis Sativa plant, which presently, is cultivated solely for industrial purposes. The oil is procured by pressing the hemp seeds. Cold pressed hemp seed oil is dark to light green in colour and is relished in various parts of the world for its nutty ﬂavour.
Our cold pressed hemp seed oil does not have an overpowering aroma and works as a perfect carrier oil that can be used to dilute other essential oils. For instance, mixing the hemp seed oil with essential oils such as rosemary, tea tree, chamomile, or lavender provides great results for skin related diseases like dryness, eczema, and psoriasis. Hemp oil can also be mixed with relevant essential oils like lavender and peppermint for aromatherapy.
Hemp seed oil can be used in a range of ways – in paints, lubricants and personal care products such as soaps, shampoos, face-washes, body oils, creams, lip balms, salves and many more. Individuals around the world also orally consume hemp oil as a nutritional dietary supplement because it is rich in essential fatty acids such as omega 3 and omega 6.
What are the beneﬁts of hemp seed oil?
Hemp seed oil is rich in a great number of vitamins such as Vitamin E, Vitamin D, Vitamin B1 and vitamin B2, essential fatty acids such as omega 6 and omega 3, and minerals like potassium, magnesium, iron, zinc, calcium, and phosphorus.
So, what do these vitamins, essential acids and minerals do for us?
Act As An Effective MoisturizerHemp seed oil contains fats that are also found in our skin. Vitamins A and E, as well as antioxidants found in the oil, provide great protection and moisturization for the dry and tired skin.
Soothe Skin Rashes Hemp seed oil is versatile and can be used for a variety of skin ailments like dryness, acne, psoriasis, and eczema. Usually, skin rashes are caused because of deﬁciencies of Vitamin D and omega 6 fatty acid; since hemp seed oil contains these properties, it reduces redness, itching, and inﬂammation, leaving the skin hydrated and healthy.
Maintain Healthy Hair Hemp seed oil can be used to moisturise and strengthen hair and stimulate its growth. High levels of essential fatty acids found in hemp seed oil play a key role in maintaining healthy hair.
Boost Immunity Hemp seed oils high phytochemical content gives it anti-bacterial properties, which help reduce vulnerability to skin infections.