How can hemp oil relieve your pain?

Hemp oil is a non-habit forming alternative to pain management. It is an all natural oil that contains no psychoactive properties, and is legal in the United States. Hemp oil has been said to help treat pain associate with numerous ailments. Two examples (pain from fibromyalgia and the discomforts associated with the menstrual cycle) of how beneficial the use of hemp oil can be to aid in the management of pain are describe below. The most widely known benefit of using hemp oil to relieve pain is its ability to act as an anti-inflammatory. Many physical aches and pains occur as a result of some form of inflammation. The unique properties of hemp oil make it the perfect remedy to treat and relieve pain associated with inflammation.


Fibromyalgia Pain

Fibromyalgia is a disease that causes a person to experience pain in his or her bones and muscles. It also can cause severe headaches and due to significant discomfort an inability to sleep, resulting in extreme fatigue. The amino acids, and EFA that are in hemp oil contribute to the ease of pain, as hemp oil can help to reduce stiffness and inflammation that may occur. Hemp oil is known to help increase one’s relaxation capabilities, which can result in better sleep and less fatigue.  


Menstrual Pain

No one likes PMS symptoms. You can feel achy, tired, and moody. Hemp oil can be an awesome remedy to help with some of these symptoms. Hemp oil is a known muscle relaxant. This can help with reducing the aches and pains that accompany the menstrual period. Furthermore, because of its enhanced relaxation capabilities, hemp oil can help to stabilize your mood and mitigate possible mood swings and irritability during your period cycle.


Reduces Inflammation

Some of the symptoms of that can occur as a result of inflammation in any given location on your body are pain, swelling, itchiness, redness, and heat. Inflammation is your body’s natural way to protect itself and a normal response to harmful stimuli. Unfortunately, it can also be painful and damaging. For example, arthritis occurs as a result of inflamed joints. Hemp oil contains essential fatty acids (EFA) that provide great help to one’s system with the restoration of one’s tissues. The regeneration of healthy tissue will reduce inflammation. Which, in turn, will help to minimize one’s pain caused by the inflammation of joints. Hemp oil is the only vegetable oil that contains both omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids. The presence of both these essential fatty acids are imperative to properly alleviate the cause for pain associated with inflammation.   

Hemp oil also contains a significant amount of gamma linoleic acid (GLA). This is a natural chemical that your body creates to help regulate the production of sebum (the oil that is secreted by your glands). If, for example, your body creates too much sebum you may end up with oily, pimply skin. On the other hand, if your body does not create enough sebum, your skin may have a dryer and more brittle texture. Regardless of if you are dealing with the pain from oily pimples or dry cracking skin, hemp oil can help. The GLA that hemp oil distributes to your body can help to properly balance your body’s production of sebum. Not only will hemp oil help to balance your production of sebum, but it will also help to soothe the pain that can accompany.  

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