Hemp oil or hempseed oil is obtained by pressing hemp seeds. Cold pressed, unrefined hemp oil is dark to clear light green in color, with a nutty flavour. The darker the color, the grassier the flavour. It should not be confused with hash oil, a tetrahydrocannabinol-containing oil made from the Cannabis flower, hailed for its medicinal qualities.
Hempseed oil is manufactured from varieties of Cannabis sativa that do not contain significant amounts of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the psychoactive element present in the cannabis plant. This manufacturing process typically includes cleaning the seed to 99.99% before pressing the oil. There is no THC within the hempseed,
The oil is of high nutritional value because of its 3:1 ratio of omega-6 to omega-3 essential fatty acids, which matches the balance required by the human body.
Hemp seed oil possesses powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.
Hemp Seed Oil Can Lower the Risk of Heart Disease. The fat profile of hemp seed oil is believed to prevent a wide range of heart conditions. A 2007 study discovered that the oil was able to prevent blood clotting.
Because hemp oil is high in GLA, a number of studies have indicated that it may also help reduce menopause symptoms.
A study published in the Free Radical Biology & Medicine Journal conducted by the University of Mississippi Medical Center found that cannabidiol was helpful in lessening the impact of inflammation on oxidative stress, reducing the risk of organ damage.
Multiple studies, including a 2007 study published in the Journal of Nutrition, the oil’s GLA content supports weight loss.
GLA works as a natural appetite suppressant to help you feel full longer. GLA also reduces sugar cravings to help lower your overall calorie intake, as well as to curb inflammation.
Hemp seed oil is pressed from the seeds of the hemp plant. The cold pressing method insures you obtain an oil where the nutritional contentlike antioxidants, vitamins has been preserved.