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Benefits of Hemp Oil

Hemp seed oil is obtained by pressing hemp seeds using the cold press method. One of the main health benefits of hemp seed oil is that it offers a very balanced blend of EFAs (essential fatty acids). Content of hemp seed oil; 55% linoleic acid (LA/omega-6), 22% alpha-linoleic acid (ALA/omega-3), 1-4% gamma-linoleic acid (GLA), 1-2% stearidonic acid (SDA/omega-3) ) truck.

Benefits;

1) Omega-3 fatty acid: Anticancer, anti-inflammatory, antithrombotic, protective of cardiovascular health, antiosteoporotic, antiallergic, protective of nervous system health. It supports brain development in children and has many other benefits.

2)  y-linolenic acid: It increases the nutritional value of hemp oil.

3) β-sitosterol: It contains antiviral (anti-viral), antifungal (anti-fungal), anti-inflammatory (anti-inflammatory) and antihyperlipidemic (preventing excess fat) properties.

4) Methyl salicylate: It is known to have anti-inflammatory (anti-inflammatory), analgesic (pain-relieving) and antipyretic (fever-reducing) effects.

5) Tocopherol (vitamin E): Not only can you take hemp oil as a supplement, you can also apply it directly to your skin. Not only is it an excellent moisturizer, but it also helps reduce irritations such as dandruff, seborrhea and itching.

6) Terpenoid: The terpenes in the oil’s compound also provide the oil with anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic and cytoprotective (cell-protective) properties. For further reading please see. “Hemp and Its Use in Health Field”, Selda YILDIRIM, Ufuk KOCA CALISKAN, Ankara Pharmacy. Fak.Derg./J.Fac.Pharm.Ankara, 44(1): 112-136, 2020.

 

Uses of Hemp Oil

1) As a food supplement: If you want to benefit from the health benefits of hemp oil, you can drink a teaspoon on an empty stomach every morning. It will largely meet your daily energy and vitamin needs, support your mental activities and regulate your intestinal flora. Because hemp oil contains high amounts of Omega 3 fatty acids, it supports brain development in children and protects brain health in adults. It is also known that Omega 3 fatty acids renew cardiovascular cells. Thanks to its anti-virus properties, it will protect you and your loved ones against diseases.

Hemp Oil Skin care

2)  Skin care: Hemp oil nourishes both your skin and hair follicles with the high amount of Vitamin E it contains. When applied to clean and damp skin, it does not leave an oily feeling as it is absorbed by the skin in a short time of 5-10 minutes. After cleansing your skin every night before going to sleep, you can take a few drops in your palm and apply it to your skin with a gentle massage. After regular use, you will notice an improvement in your skin tone and even a baby-like shine on your skin.

It has also been observed that hemp oil accelerates the healing process of bed sores or diabetic wounds, thanks to the beneficial components it contains. In such applications, you can apply it topically to your injured area with a gentle massage.

If you have chronic pain for which you know the cause, hemp oil will also provide you with satisfactory results in chronic pain, thanks to the components it contains. However, if you have pain that you do not know the cause of, it would be beneficial to see a doctor first.

Hemp Oil Hair Care

3) Hair care: You can apply it to your hair roots with a gentle massage. You can clean it by washing it after waiting for half an hour or an hour. If you apply a few drops to your damp hair after a shower, your hair will look brighter and more well-groomed.