The Uncommonly Known Benefits of Using Beauty Products with Hemp
Hemp is a weed that is taken from the Cannabis sativa plant which is the same source of marijuana and is widely used in the production of food, personal care products, as well as plastic or construction materials in some countries.
Even if it is a weed in general, hemp is considered still to be a plant of great economic importance considering the significant uses it can give that is a great contribution to the economy. Unlike cannabis that is beneficial in its medical use and marijuana for its psychoactive effects in most uses, hemp, on the other hand, lacks many of the medicinal terpenes and flavonoids to be used for medical purposes and does not contain much THC that can get you high.
Hemp is rich in protein, healthy fats and minerals thus it has excellent nutritional value that boosts health and increases immunity.
One great benefit of using beauty products that contain hemp is that it contains high vitamin E content, perfect if used as a beauty treatment. Hemp seeds are known to be nutritious and are an excellent source of nutrition being rich in healthy fats and essential fatty acids and contains high amounts of vitamin E, potassium, magnesium and many more. Technically, hemp seeds are nuts and it is also a great source of arginine and gamma-linolenic acid that is best in reducing the risk of heart diseases when consumed.
Aside from using this for your skin, this is also great as a means to replace wrinkle cream, which are said to have bad effects if applied under your eyes, and eyelids, but not if you use beauty products with hemp. Due to its optimal range of omega fatty acids that are essential to have good effects in the immune responses in the body.
Beauty products that contain hemp are also known to aid in the reduction of symptoms from premenstrual symptoms and regulates the hormonal imbalances and inflammation associated with menopause – which then makes you look younger over time. The Gamma-linolenic acid or GLA that is present in some beauty products that contain hemp reduce breast pain and tenderness, depression, irritability and fluid retention associated with PMS.
As the studies and researches continue with the legalities of the uses of the extracts of Cannabis sativa plant, hemp will soon be classified as an agricultural crop and not as a narcotic with its benefits being made more known to the public.
In general, beauty products that contain hemp are absolutely healthy and might be even considered as a superfood, however, due to fact of how it is sourced, still its production is being controlled and monitored according to law.