In recent years, more people are becoming aware of the holistic benefits of hemp extracts and products. The hemp or Cannabis Sativa plant has wowed the world with its versatility for nutrition, skin and hair, and physical and mental health. The oils extracted from the plant, such as hemp oils and hemp seed oils, provide unique solutions to unique health problems.
If you don’t know the difference between hemp oils and hemp seed oils – don’t worry - you are not alone. There is plenty of misinformation about these products - and through this article, we hope to bring you some clarity!
Where Do Hemp Oils & Hemp Seed Oils Come From?
Hemp oils are extracted from the different parts of the hemp plant, such as the stalk and leaf. However, they are mainly taken from the flower. These oils, like theCannabliss Oil from India Hemp Organics, are full-spectrum oils. They contain cannabinoids, like CBD, which affect your body’s natural endocannabinoid system. And no, it is not psychoactive or intoxicating! It influences the body in several ways, which we will cover in the coming sections.
Hemp seed oils, on the other hand, are extracted only from the seeds of the hemp plant. The seeds are cold-pressed to give out the oil, which is highly nutritious to consume. Hemp seed oils have a lower amount of cannabinoid compounds. What it does have, is a whole bunch of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants that support our well-being.
How Do Hemp Oils & Hemp Seed Oils Affect Us?
When it comes to the practical applications of cannabis oils, there is yet much research to be done. We have only scratched the surface of the scope of these products in our everyday lives. What we know is that hemp oils and hemp seed oils have incredible effects on the human body and mind. (And pets too! You can read all about the advantages ofcannabis oils for pets in our previous blog).
The endocannabinoid system we mentioned earlier reacts to cannabinoid compounds such as cannabidiol or CBD. Cannabinoids bind to different receptors in the endocannabinoid system to carry out various functions in the brain and body. You can think of them as messenger molecules in the body that send signals to the control systems that influence many factors. These include sleep, mood, appetite, heart health, brain health, and various pathological disorders.
- The effects of full-spectrum hemp oil for pain were studied in this article from the Life Journal.
- The role of CBD in alleviating the symptoms of joint disorders like rheumatoid arthritis was explored in the Cureus Journal.
- The benefits of cannabinoids for the nervous system (the brain) were explained in this article in theInternational Journal Of Molecular Science.
- The role of CBD in supporting sleep and anxiety was displayed in an article published in thePerm Journal.
Hemp seed oil does not affect the endocannabinoid system as much but supports other systems with its high nutrient content. It is loaded with healthy fats such as omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids – which help maintain a healthy heart and helps your body absorb vitamins and minerals. Speaking of vitamins and minerals, hemp seeds are full of those too! They have vitamins A, C, and E, which boost immunity and keep your hair and skin looking fresh. Besides this, it can be used to ease the symptoms of disorders like PMS cramping, arthritis, digestive issues, and anxiety.
If you would like to get a comprehensive look at the nutritional value of hemp seeds and their extracts, you can read our previous blog on hemp protein.
- The therapeutic effects of hemp seed oils for cholesterol, inflammation, and weight loss have been studied in this article from theJournal of Nutraceuticals Functional & Medical Foods.
How Cannabis Oils Are Used
Whether you are looking to combat chronic pain, mental health disorders, sleep disorders, or dietary issues - you can find the cannabis extract oil that is perfect for you. You can opt for theCannabliss Oils from India Hemp Organics after a consultation with our in-house doctor. Hemp oils are usually consumed orally, as prescribed by a doctor. Depending on what your one-of-a-kind body needs, the dosage can be adjusted appropriately.
India Hemp Organics’ Hemp Seed Oils do not require a consultation and can be easily incorporated into your diet or daily self-care routine. You can consume it raw or add it as a condiment on your salads, dips, pasta, or even daal sabzi. You can also apply it directly onto your skin as a pre-bedtime moisturizer.
These oils are all-natural and ethically sourced from the majestic Himalayas. They are non-addictive and really get to the root of your health problems - so you can have long-lasting relief. As time progresses, we will only understand the scope of cannabis products even more.
This will allow us to expand our options for therapy using alternative, natural supplements in everyday life. The future for the hemp oil industry looks bright as more researchers work toward finding sustainable solutions to the world’s difficult problems. With the support of people like you, the cannabis industry will truly make waves in healing the planet and all those in it!