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100% Organic Hemp Seed Oil

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The 80% EFAs in hemp-seed oil is the highest total percentage among the common plants used by man. Flax comes a close second at 72% EFAs. The supreme nutritional benefits of hemp seed oil are mainly due to the perfect ratio of Omega-6 and Omega-3 fatty acids.

  • HORMONAL BALANCE
  • HAIR, SKIN & NAILS
  • NERVOUS SYSTEM, BEHAVIOUR & ADHD
  • CARDIOVASCULAR TONIC
  • ANTI-INFLAMMATORY
  • IMMUNE ENHANCEMENT
  • PHYSICAL PERFORMANCE

 

Dosage

One to three tsp daily or as recommended by a practitioner. Best taken with food.

 

Oil Profile – 1 tsp (5ml) provides

Linoleic acid – 2250mg (omega 6)

Gamma Linolenic Acid (GLA) - 115mg (omega 6)

Alpha linolenic acid - 750mg (omega 3)

Hemp seed oil has a ratio of 3:1 omega-6 to omega-3, which is the level suggested by the WHO and present in a healthy Japanese diet.

 

Potential applications: eczema, allergies, psoriasis, hypertension, acne, dry skin, dandruff, atherosclerosis, elevated cholesterol/triglycerides, rheumatoid/osteoarthritis, auto-immune disorders, fatigue, multiple sclerosis, learning difficulties, ADHD, infections, candida, and sports nutrition.

Pregnancy and lactation – essential fatty acids are key nutritional factors both before and during pregnancy. Organic hempseed oil provides a ‘toxin-free’ source of important EFAs which are ideally suited for those looking for suitable alternatives to fish oils.

 

Known contraindications: Those with gallbladder or liver disorders should introduce nutritional oils into their diets gradually.

 

Interactions: None known. However, nutritional oils may need to be carefully dosed in those taking anti-coagulant medications.

 

Useful links: hemp seed oil links well with, magnesium, vitamin B6, and a multivitamin/mineral in PMS cases.

Amazing fact: King Henry the Eighth passed a law making it compulsory to plant all spare land with hemp; such was its nutritional and commercial importance.