1. Hemp for your heart
Hemp seeds or oil contain an amino acid known as arginine which is extremely good for your heart as it dilates and relaxes your blood vessels. Hemp oil fights inflammation, lowers blood pressure, and prevents the formation of blood clots.
2. Hemp is a rich source of Gamma-Linoleic Acid
Hemp seeds are a rich source of gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), which is known for its strong anti-inflammatory properties. Foods rich in GLA are extensively used to fight inflammation in the joints (arthritis), nerve damage, and inflamed skin conditions such as acne, and eczema.
4. Protect the brain
Studies have found that hemp seed extract has antioxidant effects owing to its cannabidiol (CBD) content which regulates the immune system and could help in neurological conditions such as Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, neuropathic pain, Alzheimer’s disease, etc.
5. Improve skin conditions
Atopic dermatitis (AD) and acne can both result from chronic inflammation, which results from a deficiency in omega-3.Hemp seeds are a rich source of plant fiber and omega-3 fatty acid along with vitamins such as A and E and minerals such as calcium, iron, zinc, magnesium, and phosphorus, which all help to keep the skin moisturized, soft, supple and disease-free.
6. Repair and regeneration
Hemp seeds contain as much protein as soybeans. They provide all nine essential amino acids which are used as building blocks for repair and regeneration across the body.
7. Excellent for the digestive system
Three tablespoons of hemp contain approximately 1.2 g of fiber (both insoluble and soluble fibers) and fibers are excellent for our digestion system. Fibres help in constipation, weight management, nourishment of healthy bacteria in our guts, stabilize blood sugar levels, and help fight cholesterol.
8. Hemp relieves pain
Hemp possesses strong anti-inflammatory properties. It is therefore highly useful in relieving pain resulting from an injury, infection or any autoimmunity disorder.
9. Help with Hormones
As mentioned above hemp seed contains a rich amount of GLA which can ease hormonal “mood swings” during periods through stimulation of certain prostaglandins.
10. Relieve rheumatoid arthritis
Rheumatoid arthritis refers to inflammation in the joints resulting from immune attacking its tissues. Cannabinoids present in hemp seed oil have anti-rheumatic effects.
11. Effective in treating anemia
Anemia is a condition arising out of iron deficiency. Anemia is not a pleasant thing to have as you experience chest pain, dizziness, tiredness, etc. Hemp has high iron content which makes it highly ideal for treating anemia.
12. Hemp can help you get rid of insomnia