Hemp oil is the oil extracted from seeds of the Cannabis plant. That is why, it is also called hempseed oil, as it taken solely from the seeds.
For making this oil, tall growing varieties of cannabis. However, hemp oil does not contain THC, the chief psychoactive compound in Cannabis.
The oil which contains THC is called hash oil, or cannabis oil. So, these two oils should not be confused.
Most of the health benefits of hemp seed oil come from its excellent ratio of omega -6 to omega – 3. which is similar to what the body needs.
Hempseed oil provides powerful nutrition and can be used topically as well as internally. It is one of the best sources of omega fatty acids and insoluble fibre.
They are a good source of tocopherols, or Vitamin E antioxidants. They’re packed with minerals such as potassium, magnesium, iron, zinc, calcium and phosphorus, plus microelements like strontium, thorium, arsenic and chromium.
Cold pressed and unrefined hemp oil is light to dark green liquid. It has nut like flavour. If the oil is clear the it has been refined which lacks in many nutrients that are present in unrefined cold pressed hemp oil naturally.
Properties of Hemp Oil:
• Skin regenerative
➤ The oil can also softens rough patches:
It contains essential fatty acids which moistures into the skin, softening and moisturizing rough and dehydrated patches. Use hemp seed oil to moisturize your elbows, knees, heels and other rough areas of your body.