The Properties And Benefits of hemp oil

Its taste is reminiscent of hazelnuts and should be used raw to preserve intact the extraordinary nutritional qualities and therapeutic virtues; great for children, it is also perfect for adults and the elderly. Next, we'll discover together the many benefits of the hemp oil.


Obtained by cold pressing of Cannabis sativa seeds, hemp oil is a vegetable oil rich in essential fatty acids with strong antioxidant, immuno-modulatory and anti-inflammatory properties, currently the subject of scientific studies and research.


It has a color that varies from light green to deep green, has a slightly pronounced odor and a very pleasant taste that resembles that of hazelnuts.


For this reason it is used to dress salads, cereals, soups, etc. in place or alongside with extra-virgin olive oil.


The properties of hemp oil

Along with fish oil and flaxseed oil, hemp oil is one of the few plant sources of alpha-linolenic acid.


In particular, hemp seed oil is known for its optimal balance between omega-3 and omega-6 - no other food in nature is able to guarantee a 3:1 ratio, the ratio recommended by medical research and the most advanced nutritionist theories.


In fact, this is the main difference between hemp seed oil and other oils used in food or as food supplements.


In hemp oil there are also significant amounts of amino acids, essential for the proper functioning of the organism; numerous vitamins, including A, E, B1, B2, PP, C; mineral salts such as iron, calcium, magnesium, potassium, phosphorus; phytosterols and cannabinoids (especially CBD, Cannabidiol) which according to the most recent medical-scientific acquisitions have an important modulation function with regard to the immune system and cognitive functions.


The level of THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), the narcotic active substance of cannabis, is very low, less than one part per million, so to have psychotropic effects from this substance, it should be taken from 5-9 liters per day.


Up to now there have been no side effects resulting from the intake of hemp oil, but on the contrary, beneficial effects on health have been observed, both for children and adults, so all these make hemp oil to be now recommended in prevention and in the treatment of diseases based on inflammations in the body.


The benefits of the hemp oil

Hemp oil is sold mainly in organic food stores, it should be kept away from sources of heat and light and once opened it should be kept in the refrigerator.


A daily intake of hemp seed oil to the extent of 1 teaspoon a day, on a preventive level, and 1-3 tablespoons to be distributed during the day have shown excellent results in case of:

  • Disorders of the osteoarticular and muscular system
  • It is also used for the prevention and treatment of arthritis and arthritis, muscle and joint pain
  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Other inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and Crohn's disease
  • Cardiovascular and metabolic disorders – the daily use of hemp oil (about 4/5 teaspoons a day) rapidly lowers cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood, thus reducing the risk of thrombosis, hypertension, vasculopathy, and atherosclerosis, and cardiovascular disease in general, because it keeps the walls of blood vessels elastic
  • Disorders of the respiratory system – it is used in the treatment of asthma, sinusitis, tracheitis, and various respiratory affections, both of the lower and upper respiratory tract
  • Skin disorders in general – atopic and dry dermatitis, psoriasis, herpes, erythema, vitiligo, eczema, mycoses, and for all localized inflammations or irritations. It can also improve the conditions of skin affected by acne. In addition to taking it by mouth, it also applies directly to the area to be treated to reduce itching and inflammation. Effective also for the treatment of nail fungus (onychomycosis)
  • Disorders affecting the gastrointestinal tract and liver – chronic bladder infection, ulcerative colitis, irritable bowel treatment
  • Imbalances of the hormonal system in women – ovarian cysts, menstrual pains, mammary fibrocysts, and is very useful for premenstrual syndrome and in menopause because it fights osteoporosis
  • Neurological and psychic problems – it strengthens the nervous system, for this reason, it is used to treat learning problems, memory deficits, difficulty in concentration and lack of attention, anxiety, chronic depression, and post-natal depression Treats behavioral disorders, autism, and neurosis

Go Back


Blog Search

Blog Archive


There are currently no blog comments.