Hemp seed oil is considered the single perfect source of essential fatty acids because it contains a balanced ratio of EFAs for optimal absorption. EFA’s are just as effectively absorbed through topical application on the skin. Slather on vegetable and botanical oils like hemp seed, safflower, soybean, and sunflower. In fact, in studies, just 7 days of daily application of EFA-rich oils (as mentioned above) completely transformed skin ailments like itchy, red, dry, flaky, uncomfortable dermatitis conditions.
What is hemp?
Hemp (Cannabis Sativa) is a hearty, fast-growing plant with fibers that have been used to create rope, fabrics, and more. Its seeds and oil have been used in foods for nutrition. The extracts of the full plant (leaves, stem, flowers, etc) just became legal to grow and use in the US, and the phytonutrients in these extracts are plentiful.
Is it legal?
Yes! In the US, thanks to the passage of the 2018 U.S. Farm Bill, which legalized the production and sale of all parts of the hemp plant, we can now reap the benefits of this marvelous plant through skincare in the spa and at home!
What are phytonutrients?
Many phytocannabinoids are found when hemp plant’s leaves, stems, buds, and flowers are extracted. Do not confuse any of these with THC, which is found in high levels in marijuana. THC is minimal to zero in industrial hemp, and in fact, you must show verified proof of THC content less than 0.3%.
What do phytocannabinoids do?
In terms of skincare, studies reveal that hemp extracts have many beneficial antioxidant properties. Antioxidants help the body fight free radical damage which means it:
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