HEMP SEED OIL - cannabis sativa - Cold Pressed

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Carrier Oil: Hemp

General Information:

  • Botanical Name: Cannabis sativa
  • Family: Cannabaceae
  • Extraction Method: Cold-pressing from the seeds
  • Plant Part: Seeds
  • Origin: Native to Central Asia

Appearance and Aroma:

  • Color: Dark green to amber
  • Consistency: Medium viscosity
  • Aroma: Earthy, nutty, and slightly herbaceous

Properties and Characteristics:

  • Texture: Hemp oil has a medium-weight texture that absorbs well into the skin.
  • Nutritional Profile: It is rich in essential fatty acids, including omega-3 and omega-6, as well as vitamins and minerals.
  • Shelf Life: Hemp oil has a relatively short shelf life of about 6 to 12 months when stored properly in a cool, dark place.

Uses and Benefits:

  • Skin Care: Hemp oil is known for its moisturizing, nourishing, and soothing properties. It helps hydrate the skin, calm inflammation, and promote a healthy complexion. It can be used in facial oils, serums, and body lotions.
  • Hair Care: Hemp oil can help condition and strengthen the hair, reducing breakage and promoting healthy growth. It can be used in hair oils, masks, and scalp treatments.
  • General Wellness: Hemp oil is sometimes taken as a dietary supplement for its potential health benefits, including supporting heart health, brain function, and overall well-being.

Safety Precautions:

  • Hemp oil is generally safe for topical use. However, it may contain trace amounts of THC, the psychoactive compound found in cannabis. Choose THC-free hemp oil if you wish to avoid THC entirely.
  • If you have any known allergies to cannabis, consult a healthcare professional before using hemp oil.

Note: This information is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Consult a healthcare professional or certified aromatherapist for personalized advice and guidance.