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Hemp seed oil is used to treat a variety of ailments. According to certain research, its nutrients and minerals can help with skin and heart health, as well as inflammation reduction. Here’s a closer look at what research says about hemp oil’s possible health benefits:
Cardiovascular Health Improvements
Hempseed oil contains the amino acid arginine. This component has been linked to a healthy cardiovascular system in studies. The consumption of foods high in arginine can assist in reducing the risk of heart disease.
Seizures are less frequent
CBD in hemp oil has been found in tests to lessen seizures in Dravet syndrome and Lennox-Gastaut syndrome, two rare kinds of pediatric epilepsy that are resistant to traditional treatments. CBD can also help to lessen the number of seizures caused by the tuberous sclerosis complex, a disease that causes tumors to develop all over the body.
Inflammation is reduced
Excess inflammation in the body can lead to a number of ailments, including heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and asthma, over time. Gamma-linolenic acid, an omega-6 fatty acid present in Hemp, is thought to have anti-inflammatory properties. Hemp’s omega-3 fatty acids have also been related to reduced inflammation in studies.
Skin that is healthier
Hemp oil applied topically to the skin can help relieve symptoms and provide treatment for a variety of skin conditions. Hemp oil has been shown to be an effective acne treatment in one study, although more research is needed in this area. Furthermore, due to the presence of “good” polyunsaturated fats in hemp seed oil, it was discovered that consuming it improved symptoms of atopic dermatitis or eczema.
Hemp as a fuel
Hemp is more environmentally friendly and burns cleaner than any other fuel. But, more importantly. Hemp’s high cellulose content, which makes it good for paper making, also makes it ideal for ethanol fuel production. The cleanest-burning liquid bio-alternative to gasoline is ethanol. An unleaded gasoline automobile engine generated a thick, black carbon residue in its exhaust in one test, whereas the tailpipe of a modified ethanol engine tested for the same 3,500 miles remained clean and residue-free.
Hemp as a fiber is one of the most durable plant fibers. Sailors have used the venerable fiber to hold ships and sails since it is exceedingly tough and durable. Betsy Ross, in fact, made the first American flag from Hemp. With the same amount of land, Hemp can produce 250 percent more fiber than cotton and 600 percent more fiber than flax.
Hemp to regenerate soil
Hemp, for one, grows prolifically. But, more crucially, when plants develop, they deplete the soil of essential nutrients; Hemp, on the other hand, revitalizes the soil.
Hemp as food and medicine: Hemp seeds are a great source of protein and can be consumed or used as edible oil. Because it is so hardy, it may be cultivated in places where other plants cannot. The oil can also be used as a deodorant and for hair and skin care.