Are hemp seeds legal to ingest in the U.S.?
Exposing hemp seeds to air for long periods of time or storing hemp at high temperatures can cause the degradation of its healthy fat content; this could result in trans-fatty acids (which are the very worst type of fats a person could eat).
Animal studies have shown that hempseed oil may lower blood pressure and reduce the risk of stroke and heart attack.
Hemp seeds contain the perfect 3-to-1 ratio of omega-6 to omega-3 fatty acids, which is considered the optimal ratio for heart and brain health. This ratio is difficult to attain in the Western diet, as most foods contain far too many omega-6 fatty acids (like vegetable oil) and not nearly enough omega-3 fatty acids (such as salmon and other wild-caught, cold-water fish).
Hemp protein is a powder made from the seeds of the hemp plant; it contains over 25% high-quality protein with nearly 20 amino acids and nine essential amino acids.
There is not enough clinical research data to prove that hemp is safe for use in people who are pregnant or breastfeeding, or to use topically (on the skin).
Hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) is cultivated for making a wide range of products including foods, health products, fabric, rope, natural remedies, and much more. The various parts of the hemp plant are used to make different products.
“It’s safe and it’s legal. And it works.”
“Hemp has many of the benefits of marijuana without its psychoactive downside.”
A high quality hemp oil extract is an important source of phytocannabinoids – natural substances that influence two kinds of receptors throughout the body called cannabinoid receptors (CB1 and CB2, for short) that enhance the body’s internal balancing system to be constantly keeping multiple bodily systems in equilibrium.*
How Will Taking a Hemp Oil Supplement Make You Feel?
“Although I can’t always stop the stressors in my daily life, I can at least give my body an awesome tool to help me handle the stressors I do have to endure.”
“It’s like a deep feeling of calmness.”
Taking Hemp Oil + is not intended to be an escape from the stresses of everyday life. And taking it won’t make the stresses in your life go away. But by creating a truly natural sense of balance and by raising your body’s threshold for stress, Hemp Oil + can produce a feeling of relaxation and of calm focus.*
There are a number of good reasons to take Thorne’s Hemp Oil +. Certainly it will help regulate the body’s nervous system, support immune function, and maintain a normal inflammatory response.* But the health benefit many users consider their personal favorite is the sense of calm that Hemp Oil + helps create.*
Although the hemp and the cannabis (marijuana) plant belong to the same plant family, Cannabis sativa L, they are two different plants and have different compositions. The most notable difference is the amount of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) present in each plant. THC is the psychoactive portion of the cannabis plant. It’s the chemical that makes you feel “high”.
Hemp seed oil is rich in linoleic acid. Studies have shown that eating a diet high in linoleic acid significantly reduces total cholesterol and low-density lipoprotein (LDL), or “bad” cholesterol.
Journal of Nutraceuticals, Functional and Medical Foods: “The Composition of Hemp Seed Oil and Its Potential as an Important Source of Nutrition.”
Hemp seed oil is extracted from seeds of the hemp plant. The extraction occurs through cold-pressing, similar to the way that olives are cold-pressed to make olive oil.
You can drink hemp seed oil straight or mix it into salad dressings or other foods. You can also use hemp seed oil in place of olive oil for cooking.