Essential Oil Spotlight: Hemp Seed Oil
Not many other essential oils carry with them such a bad reputation yet contain such powerful and healthy components. The cannabis plant, which is the starting point for hemp seed essential oil, is very complex with over 40 chemical entities. The benefits of the plant reflect that complexity. Hemp seed essential oil - referred to as the “Queen of essential oils” - boasts many wonderful health benefits.
Benefits of Hemp Seed Essential Oil
Hemp Seed Essential Oil can improve respiratory function, relax the muscles, and protect the skin. Having antifungal properties, hemp seed essential oil is great for treating eczema and other skin conditions (such as minor burns).
It can also be used to treat migraines and improve overall eye health. Hemp Seed Oil is also used for treating more serious health conditions such as insomnia, childhood epilepsy, and schizophrenia. Oh, and it improves heart health and helps you maintain a healthy weight.
Uses of Hemp Seed Oil
Hemp seed essential oil is full of anti-inflammatory properties which makes it fantastic for massage oils and topical creams, such as ithriveX Performance Cream and ithriveX Performance EXTREME Cream.
When applied topically, it will soothe and relieve sore muscles and joints. People with inflammation and chronic pain will frequently reach for this wonderful essential oil for pain relief.
Additionally, according to available research studies, regular consumption or use of commercially made hemp products (seeds, cooking oil, lotions, shampoos, balms, creams, etc.) will not show a positive result for THC on a drug test.
Sources and Further Research
“10 Surprising Benefits of Cannabis Essential Oil” Organic Facts, 11 Jan 2018
“Hemp Essential Oil, the Queen of Essential Oils” Ministry of Hemp, 28 March 2016
“11 Benefits of CBD Oil & Why It’s Not What You Think” Wellness Mama, 27 Feb 2018
“What is Hemp Essential Oil?” Eden’s Garden