What makes the oil inside hemp products so good for your body?
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What is Hemp Oil?
Hemp oil is the botanical oil extracted from the seed of the cannabis hemp plant. Humans discovered hemp oil’s therapeutic properties centuries ago and have been using it as a medicinal plant ever since. While its therapeutic properties have been known by different cultures for a long time, only recently has hemp oil been rediscovered and widely embraced by the global wellness community. Now hemp and CBD products can be found everywhere, on the shelves of retail and nutrition stores, and available at countless online stores.
When the industrial strain of the cannabis plant seed is pressed, a pale green botanical oil is extracted. Hemp oil is full of beneficial compounds that benefit the body in multiple ways, and it does not contain THC – the chemical associated with the marijuana strain of the cannabis plant. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved THC-free hemp oil for use, which means it can be bought by anyone without special restrictions or a prescription.
Hemp oil and the products made from hemp oil contain a unique mixture of natural plant-based compounds that combine to produce multiple therapeutic benefits. Hemp oil benefits specific body parts and systems, notably the skin, but hemp oil is a ‘holistic’ therapy – meaning it benefits the body as a whole. Today thousands of wellness products contain hemp oil, and millions of people are using them because of the multitude of ways they promote health and wellness.
Hemp Oil and Your Body
Hemp oil is unique among botanical oils in how many naturally occurring wellness compounds it contains. Hemp seed oil is full of beneficial compounds like amino acids, vitamins, antioxidants, omega 3s, moisturizers, and anti-inflammatories. These supplements combine to offer an amazing array of health and wellness benefits to various parts of your body. Not only is hemp oil beneficial for specific body parts like the skin, but it also is part of a “holistic” or whole-body wellness strategy that seeks to achieve overall health through nutrition, exercise, recreation, and self-care. Here are some of the ways in which hemp oil can benefit the body:
Hemp-based topical pain relievers contain numerous Omega anti-inflammatory compounds that may help to reduce skin inflammation. When mixed with 10% trolamine salicylate, rubbed on the skin the compounds penetrate the skin to reach the muscles and joints below, helping to minimize inflammation, relieving the pain associated with arthritis, backaches, muscle, and joint pain.
Hemp oil is full of skin-rejuvenating compounds that deeply moisturize and benefit the skin. It cleanses, hydrates, and nourishes your skin. It’s full of nourishing vitamins as well as omega-6 fatty acids which can help minimize signs of aging. Because of its abundant skin-benefiting properties, hemp seed oil is used in an entire family of hemp-based beauty products for the skin.
While hemp oil acts as therapy on specific body parts like the skin, it’s also a holistic supplement that promotes overall bodily wellness & balance. Hemp oil contains an abundance of nutrients that are internally beneficial and may help overall skin health. For overall or holistic wellness, users of hemp oil often combine skincare with oral products like sublingual tinctures.
It’s important to remember that the hemp oil that goes into the hemp-based products you can buy in stores or online is THC-free. THC is the chemical present in some species of cannabis that has psychoactive effects. Hemp seed oil comes from seeds of a hemp cannabis already low in THC and the oil is further purified to remove all traces of THC.
What’s Inside Hemp Oil?
Hemp oil contains countless compounds and nutrients that all are good for your body in different ways. It’s unique among botanical oils in how many beneficial plant-based compounds it contains. Hemp seed oil is essentially a concentration of beneficial ingredients that include moisturizers, anti-inflammatories, vitamins, antioxidants, and omegas. A drop of hemp oil contains multiple ingredients that combine to offer an amazing array of health and therapeutic benefits to various parts of your body. Let’s go inside hemp oil and find out what’s inside that makes it good for your body.
Hemp seed oil is foremost a natural moisturizer that mimics the moisture that occurs in human skin. Treating dry skin with hemp oil-based skincare products like lotion delivers potent moisturizers, deeply hydrating the skin and restoring it to normal health and balance. Hemp seed oil skincare products benefit both dry and oily skin simultaneously. The moisturizers in hemp oil work to help hydrate dry-skin conditions. On the other hand, hemp seed oil can also help if the skin is producing too much oil, restoring the skin’s balance and removing excess oils, dirt, and impurities which can aggravate conditions like acne.
Hemp oil contains different vitamins including Vitamin E, the most important of the “letter” vitamins for skin health. Vitamin E is necessary for healthy strong skin. Supplemental vitamin E is believed to restore skin elasticity and may help minimize wrinkles. Vitamin E is also the ideal ingredient to combat skin damage and aging. Hemp seed oil also contains other vitamins like Vitamin A and C – which can help protect your skin from harmful UV rays and are important for general body health and nutrition.
Antioxidants are substances that can prevent or slow the damage to cells caused by harmful particles called free radicals. Free radicals are unstable molecules that the body produces as a reaction to environmental and other pressures. If not eliminated from the body, free radicals can damage cells, diminish optimal bodily function, and trigger other health problems.
Omega 3-6-9 antioxidants can protect against the cell damage that free radicals cause, neutralizing them and helping the body eliminate them. Antioxidants are particularly useful for eliminating free radicals in the skin, reducing the damage they do to skin tissue – damage that causes loss of elasticity which in turn can contribute to the appearance of wrinkles.
Omegas are helpful or “good” fats your body needs to function properly. Hemp oil contains two specific classes of fatty acids, Omega 3s and Omega 6s, that offer several health benefits. Omega 3s are fatty acids you get from food or supplements that help build and maintain a healthy body. They keep muscles, joints, and connective tissue strong and are also an energy source. Omega 6 fatty acids are fatty acids found in plants including hemp seeds.
Uncle Bud’s Hemp has built its reputation on creating and selling high-quality, pure, premium Hemp-derived products. Our Hemp and CBD products are lab tested to ensure purity, potency, and quality.
The CBD content in milligrams is listed on every product label. While we can ensure the purity and maximum-strength potency of our proprietary CBD oil, we make no medical or therapeutic claims on any CBD product. Uncle Bud’s avoids medical or therapeutic claims in order to maintain complete integrity, transparency, and trust with our customers.
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