Benefits Of Hemp Oil - Repairing your hair and skin

Benefits Of Hemp Oil on Skin and Hair

You must have heard about the Benefits Of Hemp Oil from social media, news articles or cannabis advocates saying its an oil that can change the world. You're also thinking why is it not as popular as other oils and how you actually use hemp oil? Keep reading and you will soon be an expert.

Hemp oil has been in the market for decades used for nutritional purposes and has been blended in with other cosmetics like lip balms and creams in the early 2000's. Hemp is now growing bigger than ever with much research in the Benefits Of Hemp Oil. 

Hemp seed oil contains a profile of natural components that are rich in nutrients and beneficial for your skin, body, and well being. The real question is if it's so good why isn't it being sold everywhere?

Since the early years of civilization, hemp has been a plant with many uses but as thousands of years have gone past it has been phased out due to economic and political pressures. This has caused farmers over time to switch to more "profitable" crops and popularity of hemp based products has been reduced to smaller niche markets. 

When it comes to the best skin and hair care supplements, hemp seed oil has a reasonably high position in the hierarchy of products. The Benifits of Hemp Oil are numerous and before we proceed with learning how good this oil is, let us quickly get ourselves familiar with what it is.

Where does hemp seed oil come from? Hemp is similar to cannabis but not entirely

What is Hemp Seed Oil?

Hemp seed oil is also known as “hemp oil” It is clear green oil that is harvested by cold-pressing hemp seeds. Because it is often unrefined, hemp seed oil has a natural nutty scent and flavor 

Hemp seed oil is not the same as cannabidiol (CBD) oil, which is extracted from the cannabis plant. Unlike hemp oil that is produced from cold-pressing hemp seeds, CBD oil is produced from hemp flowers and leaves.

Hemp seed oil does not contain any tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the psychoactive component; CBD oil may also contain a relatively low level of THC.

Hemp oil has myriads of health benefits, which includes those that improve hair and skin health. Let us take a quick look some benefits of hemp oil for your hair and skin...

 How does hemp oil benefit your skin health?

  • Regulates oil production

Hemp on works perfectly for people with different skin types, and it moisturizes our skin without clogging its pores. So, If you have oily skin, hemp oil can help you balance it out, by hydrating your skin and regulating your skin’s oil production.

Most times, excessive oil production is caused by dryness, and this often stimulates acne. Hemp oil can help you prevent skin dryness without clogging your skin pores; it also reduces acne that’s caused by your skin’s oil overproduction. 

  • Moisturizes and soothes inflammation

Hemp oil contains several omega-6 fatty acids, one of which is gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), which works powerfully against inflammation while it helps encourage skin growth and new cell formation, simultaneously.

It helps to soothe inflammation and skin irritation, which include some skin conditions like psoriasis and acne, while it nourishes your skin.

  • Treats atopic dermatitis

There are so many reasons why hemp seed oil is advantageous to the skin, and part of them is its richness in omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids. These awesome nutrients, when consumed, can help you treat skin issues atopic dermatitis.

Directions of using hemp oil on skin: 

Take a small amount of hemp oil in your palm and moisturize your skin deeply to ensure your skin absorbs as much as possible. The oil is non-toxic and is recommended to use on undamaged skin. It can be used to help repair scar tissue but not cuts. 

Hemp oil for skin from New Zealand

Benefits of hemp oil for hair health?

  • Hemp Oil Moisturizes the Scalp and Hair

Hemp oil contains moisturizing properties that help prevent water loss and moisturizes the hair and scalp. It is easily absorbed by the scalp and hair; hemp oil doesn’t get sticky or leave a mess when applied.

To have healthy hair, you need to apply some amount of moisture to the hair, especially in drier weather and climates, which often dries out the skin and hair.

  • Hemp Oil Facilitates Hair Growth

Hemp oil works efficiently to facilitate hair growth on the scalp in different ways. Omega-3, Omega-6 and Omega-9 fatty acids present in hemp oil help in stimulating hair growth.

The human hair is made of keratin, 90% of which is protein. Hemp oil supplies the hair this necessary protein that is needed during growth, especially when included in a diet.

Hemp oil also increases blood circulation on this scalp, thereby making the hair follicles well-nourished to allow hair growth.

  • Hemp Oil Strengthens Hair to Prevent Breakage

Having your hair break is one of the very embarrassing things that could ever happen to you. If you have ever experienced hair breakage, you know the feelings that come with it. Fortunately, hemp oil helps prevent hair breakage.

When hair is very dry, it is bound to become weak and then break easily. Hemp oil strengthens the hair, helps it maintain its natural texture and makes the scalp healthier to support the hair.

Directions of using hemp oil on hair: 

Start with a small amount of hemp oil and srub deep into scalp. Make sure the oil is well massaged into your hair and scalp. This will take 3-4 months to show results.

 

Hemp oil for strong hair New Zealand 

So is hemp good for your skin and hair?

It's amazing for your skin and hair!! The hemp plant has much potential waiting to be further developed and spread throughout the world. The hemp seed oil is like no other oil. It has a natural feel to the oil as It is not greasy or sticky, and it is absorbed by your skin and scalp quite quickly. Hemp oil can be used in many ways, you can use it as a moisturizer, skin repair and hair treatment oil. Sounds pretty good huh? why not give it a go?

 

2 comments

  • Hi Yotam, Great idea! We are apart of a network of hemp farmers, advocates, and great people. Stay tuned on an article about our history.

    Merkaba
  • Greetings from Waikato.

    Might it be possible to please hear more about the grower(s) in Canterbury, the background cultivation practices, and how you came to start working together?

    Thanks and all the best for a great future.

    Yotam

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