Hemp oil, Calories, benefits and harms, Useful properties

Hemp oil is called a unique dietary product of high
biological value. This is native Russian, incredibly useful,
but, unfortunately, not a well-deservedly forgotten product.

From time immemorial, oil was produced in Russia, where it was famous for its
healing and nutritional properties. However, in 1961, after the adoption
UN conventions, cannabis is officially classified as a narcotic drug,
and all of its crops were almost completely destroyed. And before that
hemp in the USSR was grown on a par with wheat.

Today, the production of hemp seed oil is still reviving.
and this product is increasingly being found in stores.

It is a light green oil with mild sourness and pleasant
aroma is obtained from hemp seeds by the method cold
or hot pressing… It is worth noting that the seed of the plant,
unlike inflorescences and leaves, do not contain cannabiol,
psychotropic substance, which actually has a narcotic

It is advised to buy oil made by cold pressing. Unrefined
hemp seed product has an extremely short shelf life, because
try to choose oil in a small bottle.

After the first use, hemp oil should be stored in a glass
bottle in the refrigerator, with the cap tightly closed.

Hemp oil can be used to season warm and cold salads, vinaigrette.
It is also recommended to add it to soups, pasta, cereals, sauces and baked goods.

Cooking in this oil is not worth it because of the low boiling point.
Also, during heat treatment, this plant product loses
most of the nutrients.

Hemp oil can also be taken in its pure form, as
it is considered an excellent remedy for general health and prevention
various ailments. So, oil is advised to take a tablespoon
three times a day half an hour before the main meal.

Of course, the calorie content of hemp, like any other oil,
pretty high. So, it reaches 884 kcal per 100 g.

The beneficial properties of hemp oil

Composition and presence of nutrients

The oil obtained by cold pressing of the seed is very useful.
It is this kind of spin that helps to preserve polyunsaturated
fatty acids, which makes oil an effective preventive measure,
makes it possible to preserve the complex of trace elements and vitamins,
sensitive to chemical, thermal influences and solar

Hemp oil is considered a unique food product for a reason.
It contains more unsaturated
fatty acids than other known oils. So, it has
linolenic, oleic, as well as stearic and palmitic acids.
In addition, hemp seed oil contains a number of vitamins – A,
group B, E, O, K. Also
this product contains all kinds of amino acids
and trace elements.

Recent studies have shown that hemp oil also contains
contains carotene, tannins and chlorophyll. Last thing
a substance that gives the oil a greenish color, has an antitumor

Useful and healing properties

Hemp oil, among other things, is also effective, natural
therapeutic and prophylactic agent. Its constant use
recommended for food by traditional and official medicine for prevention
diseases of various body systems.

The cardiovascular system… This oil contains
and 6, and in the most useful ratio, as well as phytosterols.
Due to this, the product has an excellent hypocholesterolemic
action, that is, it lowers cholesterol levels and promotes
cleansing blood vessels from plaque. Hemp oil also contains vitamins
E, C, B6, potassium, manganese, magnesium, which are beneficial
effect on the state of blood vessels and heart muscle. Advise regularly
include hemp seed oil in the diet of patients with hypertension, atherosclerosis,
as well as ischemic disease, thrombophlebitis, varicose veins. Also
this product can be an effective prophylactic agent
not only these ailments, but also stroke and heart attack.

Hematopoiesis system… Hemp oil contains
chlorophyll, zinc, iron, which are involved in cell synthesis
blood. This product is recommended for the nutrition of those suffering from anemia.

Respiratory system… Effectiveness of application
of this oil in the complex therapy of asthmatic and respiratory
respiratory tract infections have been proven back in the 90s. 20th century.
It is recommended to include hemp seed oil in the diet of patients with bronchitis,
catarrh of the upper respiratory tract, bronchodilators, asthma, pneumonia,

Digestive system. Consuming oil on a daily basis
has a beneficial effect on digestion in general. It
differs in light sedative, analgesic, anti-inflammatory
and wound healing action. Shown the use of this useful
herbal product also for colitis, enteritis, gastritis,
ulcers of different etiology, hemorrhoids, cholecystitis. In addition, the oil
cannabis has a mild laxative effect, it should be included
in the diet of those who are prone to constipation.

Cancer… It turns out that a lot of oncologists
use this oil in the complex therapy of patients with cancer,
as it can reduce the side effects of chemotherapy.

Skin, nails, hair… Research has shown,
that the constant intake of hemp oil, two tablespoons a day before taking
food after 2-3 weeks will provide strong nails and healthy
soft skin. And hair will delight you with fast growth and healthy

Hemp oil has shown itself to be excellent in the complex treatment of all kinds
dermatological diseases… Recommend it
include in the diet of patients with psoriasis,
vitiligo, eczema, acne, dermatitis, lupus. Can be used
this herbal product also in the treatment of burns, redness of the skin,
abscesses, inflamed and non-healing wounds and cuts.

Locomotor apparatus… The oil possesses
calming, anti-inflammatory, slightly analgesic effect.
The beneficial alpha-linoleic acid found in this product
activates the absorption of calcium, which strengthens bones. Also
hemp oil is advised to be used in the treatment of osteochondrosis,
rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, sprains, fractures,

Nervous system… Renders hemp oil
beneficial effect on the nervous system. It is advised to include
this product in the diet for insomnia, neuroses, autism, various
behavioral disorders, attention deficit disorder, hyperactivity disorder,
backwardness of reactions.

The urinary system… Doctors advise to include
this oil in the diet of patients with various diseases of the bladder
and kidneys.

Metabolism… With regular use, oil
able to improve metabolism. Recommended to add to the diet
people on a weight loss diet.

Immunity… The use of hemp oil contributes to
strengthening the body’s defenses. This product is able to optimize
the action of the immune system to prevent
and treatment of diseases.

It is also proven that the use of oil can normalize
most of the life processes in the body.

For women

Continuous use of hemp oil can reduce
negative manifestations of premenstrual syndrome, improve
well-being during menopause. There is a practice of using
this oil in the complex therapy of ovarian cysts, menstrual
disorders, mastopathy.

It is recommended to eat this product for pregnant women and
nursing mothers. Vitamin
E and unsaturated acids are necessary for the development of a child in
womb. Also, oil is able to prevent fluid retention,
which occurs in late pregnancy. In the postpartum
the period of taking this product contributes to a faster recovery,
helps to activate the mother’s immune system, protecting both hers,
and the baby from various infections, improves the quality of milk and lactation
as a whole.

For men

The use of oil has a beneficial effect on the male genital
system. This product serves as a preventive measure for impotence,
prostate, prostate cancer. Also often this product
used in the complex therapy of prostate ailments.

For children

A child’s body for full development needs unsaturated
acids, vitamins, trace elements. Hemp oil serves as the main
a source of omega-3 and 6 fatty acids and an additional source
trace elements and vitamins. It should be borne in mind that hemp seed oil
natural and absorbed by the body almost completely.

Oil application methods:

To replenish the stock of substances necessary for the body, hemp
they drink oil in 1 tsp. after meals 2-3 times a day. You can do
break in admission in the summer. You can include the product in your daily diet,
but it is worth remembering that the oil does not need to be heat treated,
so that it does not lose its healing properties.

immunity, hemp oil is advised to be consumed in the dining room
spoon 2 times a day for 2-3 weeks.

In the treatment of various diseases, it is recommended to take 2-3 spoonfuls
once a day 20 minutes before meals, without drinking.

Besides consumption, hemp seed oil can be used
and outwardly:

  • on the damaged surface with burns for 2 hours apply
    a mixture of oil with protein (1: 1);
  • hemp oil with starch is used for
    abscesses as an emollient and pain reliever;
  • in the treatment of corns, a mixture of honey and oil is used. Corn before
    using the product must be steamed;
  • with erysipelas and scrofula, superimposed on the damaged area
    hemp oil compresses;
  • with
    hemorrhoids advise tampons with oil in the anus at night;
  • for attacks of lumbar and sacral sciatica, it is recommended
    rub oil and lumbar region;
  • with
    mastopathy is helped by a compress that is applied to the inflamed
    a place;
  • with
    constipation and accumulation of solid feces in the rectum are advised
    do oil enemas. Oil heated to 38 degrees (50-80
    ml) is injected into the rectum before going to bed and left overnight.
    The product envelops the feces and helps to remove them.

Hemp oil is recommended for any type of massage. Particular efficiency
this product manifests itself in arthrosis, arthritis, rheumatism, osteochondrosis.

To enhance the effect, it is recommended to take a tablespoon of hemp oil
add one to three drops of lavender oil and rosemary oil.

Use in cosmetology

Hemp oil has excellent protective, nourishing and
regenerating properties. It is absorbed almost instantly
and does not leave an oily sheen. Oil from the seeds of this plant
penetrates deeply into the skin and strengthens the capillary walls. With regular
When used, the skin becomes supple and soft.

Also, the oil is able to effectively fight dehydration, thanks to
ability to retain moisture in the skin. This herbal product
also has an excellent anti-aging effect. Effectively
it also protects the skin from ultraviolet rays. Therefore, the oil from
hemp is a perfect base for creams and masks.

Among other things, hemp oil improves the condition of the nails.
and hair. The oil is recommended for the care of brittle, dry and dull
hair. Hemp oil shampoos, conditioners and masks help
strengthen the hair, improve its structure, make it strong, and
makes combing easier.


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