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Benefits Of Hemp Plant and Oil

Benefits of Hemp Plant and Oil

Hemp, which is scientifically known as “Cannabis Sativa”, is one of the earliest plants cultivated by man. This is due to its vast uses and benefits, which have come to help people in many ways.

Hemp plant is the source of all its products, which include oil, fiber and seed. These products are used to serve us in many ways through refinement into products like resin, rope, cloth, hemp seed foods, wax, fuel and paper.

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Benefits of Hemp

Hemp plant has many uses, and therefore many more benefits, which range from benefits to people to environmental benefits. These benefits include:

Body Essentials in Food

Hemp seeds, which come from the Hemp plant, can be used as foods because of their nutritional value. These seeds can be eaten raw, sprouted, ground, prepared as tea, used in baking of other foods or made into milk. The seeds can also be used in the manufacture of Hemp oil, Hemp flour or Hemp Protein Powder, foods which are of a high nutritional worth. Hemp oil and other hemp products contain about 80% essential fatty acids like Omega-6 and linoleic acid, and other body essentials like proteins, amino acids, Vitamins B1, B2, B6, D & E, antioxidants and enzymes, which when combined form a complete protein meal. Having any type of hemp meal will see you take the much needed proteins, and make your diet a healthier meal.

Health Care

The fatty acids in Hemp Seed Oil, which are Omega-6 and Omega-3, are in the ratio of 3:1 respectively. This creates a balance in the oil and has great health benefits like proper cardiovascular function and heart health support, which will increase any person’s health and life. Degenerative diseases are also kept abbey, as hemp oil’s nutrients take part in many biological processes.

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The hair and the skin also get nourishment from hemp seed oil as the skin remains moisturized and is protected against aging due to hemp’s anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Brain development is also enhanced by using hemp seed products, which has docosahexaenoic acid.


Plants from the Cannabis family are known for their medicinal purposes, and Hemp is no exception. This seed oil can be used as a medicine to people who are lactose or nut intolerant, thus helping them gain the extra nutrition.

People with low body immunity can also make use of hemp products, because they are known to improve immune levels of the body against diseases and attacks. Arthritis can be cured using hemp oil and products, although this should be done at an early stage of the disease. Hemp will reduce the symptoms of arthritis and cure the patient.

Industrial Benefits

Products ranging from fabrics, to ropes, to industrial products can be made using the Hemp plant. The resultant hemp fabrics can be used to make clothes, and they will have a texture as good as that of a linen cloth. Used hemp fabrics and clothes can be recycled as raw materials used in the manufacture of paper. The hemp fiber is used with kenaf, fiberglass and flax in the production of complex automobile panels.


Fashionable Hemp

Fashionable Hemp

Clothes and other materials made from hemp provide great quality. These clothes can be dyed and designed, and by doing this bring out fashion designs that were never known to us. This is an opportunity for the fashion industry to come up with unique designs due to the soft texture of hemp fabric.

Environmental Benefits

Hemp has the capability to grow everywhere, even in the harshest of conditions. This plant reduces air, water and earth pollution, and when used in industries, chemical pollution will be majorly reduced. Its long roots control erosion, thus keep soil together. Using hemp as a fuel reduces 80% of carbon dioxide emitted to the environment, thus keeping the environment cleaner.

The Hemp Plant is a vital plant in the world, and its benefits speak for this important plant which can be widely used to make many wonderful products.

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