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Note: Many people incorrectly use the terms “hemp oil” and “hemp seed oil” interchangeably. They are NOT the same thing. “Hemp oil” is made from all parts of the hemp plant EXCEPT the seeds. Whereas “hemp seed oil” is ONLY made from the seeds.
First, let me say that hemp seed oil will NOT get you “high”. It’s a food you can legally buy everywhere in the world. It does come from the cannabis sativa plant just like marijuana does, but it contains virtually no THC so it is not regulated in any way.
In fact, the seeds have virtually no THC or CBD at all. Whereas, CBD hemp oil has less than the 0.3% THC and large amounts of CBD.
The difference between marijuana cannabis and hemp cannabis is that marijuana has been bred to have high levels of THC. Whereas, hemp has been bred to have only trace amounts of THC (less than 0.3% THC).
In case you didn’t know, Amazon doesn’t sell anything that is even remotely going to get them in trouble with the law. Amazon isn’t going to ruin their business by doing something stupid. So, relax.
Note: Use the Nutiva hemp oil for acne clearing and as a moisturizer for perfect skin.
The very small hemp seeds are “cold pressed” to create the hemp seed oil. That’s important for the protection of all the health benefits the hemp seed oil provides.
Cold Pressed means that the minimal amount of heat produced from the machine pressing the seeds doesn’t heat the oil. Too much heat would destroy many of the healthy components in the hemp seeds.
Cold pressed hemp seed oil has a nutty taste and its color is dark green to a yellowish green.
I pour some hemp seed oil on my oatmeal and buckwheat diet meal.
Atherosclerosis is what leads to strokes and causes heart attacks. Both of them are the result of the arteries getting clogged up and restricting blood flow. As the arteries become narrower, they also harden up, which is the definition of atherosclerosis.
When the arteries are hardened, they can’t flex as much as they should. That results in higher blood pressure, and a greater chance of the artery bursting.
Not having enough of the essential fatty acids has been shown to create atherosclerosis. So, eat more hemp seeds and hemp seed oil to protect your heart.
In the 2015–2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, pregnant women should eat 8–12 ounces of seafood per week. That the seafood should contain high levels of omega-3 and omega-6 and be low in mercury (which is very toxic). 
Well, I suggest you eat hemp seeds and hemp oil instead of fish, because hemp seeds do not have any mercury in them.
Breastfeeding women, according to The American Academy of Pediatrics, should also eat fish to get at least 200–300 mg DHA per day. That will insure that their breast milk contains enough DHA for their children. 
Here again, I suggest eating hemp seeds instead of fish to avoid the toxic mercury in fish.
There is some evidence that omega-3 can reduce the risk of breast cancer and colorectal cancer. However, more studies are needed to verify those conclusions.
The conclusion of one hemp seed oil for acne treatment study was clear. Hemp seed oil was superior to retinoids and antibiotics, and didn’t have any side effects. 
There are three ways that cold pressed hemp seed oil defeats acne vulgaris. 
First, hemp seed oil prevents the over production of the sebum oil that the p. acne bacteria eats. This is important, because when there is more sebum oil to eat, the bacteria reproduce (more bacteria). The bacteria create enzymes and some other chemicals that that are attacked by our white blood cells. The result is the red inflammation part of the acne.
Second, hemp seed oil is an anti-inflammatory and reduces that red inflammation I just mentioned.
Third, hemp seed oil prevents the growth of excess sebocytes, which are the skin cells that produce the sebum oil. With fewer cells to produce sebum oil, there will be less food for the p. acnes bacteria to eat. There will also be a lessor chance of the hair follicle plugging up, and causing a pimple to grow.
All of this happens whether you eat the hemp seed oil or just rub it on your skin.
However, by rubbing it on the skin the hemp seed oil can easily follow the hair follicle deep into the skin where it can do its magic. That is a much faster method of treating acne than by just eating the hemp seed oil. I recommend that you do both. 
Is Hemp Seed Oil Comedogenic? Does It Create Blackheads?
Hemp seed oil absolutely won’t cause blackheads, which are also known as comedones. Which means that hemp seed oil is not comedogenic.
Products sold for skin care are rated on the Comedogenic Scale as to how likely the product will cause comedones (blackheads). On the Comedogenic Scale hemp seed oil (as far as I know) is the only oil to have a perfect score of zero. Whereas coconut oil has a Comedogenic Scale score of 1, with the worst possible score being 5.
This is the same as the Hemp Seed Oil For Face Cleanser, Moisturizer methods I talk about next. However, I highly recommend that you eat cold pressed hemp seed oil every day. Or at least use a cold pressed hemp seed cream or ointment every day.
To remove makeup, simply get it on your face in any manner that suits you. Let it stay on for about a minute or longer. The oil will bind-up with the makeup and you can wipe it off. A cotton ball or any cloth will work just fine.
Using hemp seed oil as a facial cleanser or moisturizer are essentially the same thing.
As a cleanser, rub the oil into your skin so it can lock onto dirt and skin debris. Use a warm washcloth to cover your face. It will help to open up the skin pores so the oil can flush out the excess sebum oil, dead skin cells and dirt. After a couple of minutes or more use the “clean” side of the washcloth to wipe off the dirty oil.
While you were removing makeup and cleansing the skin, the hemp seed oil was also moisturizing. Unless you went to some effort to remove every bit of oil, you may feel that you have enough moisturizer already. However, you can still rub in a little more hemp seed oil if you desire.
Hemp seed oil is very well absorbed into the skin through the hair follicles, and because it binds with endocannabinoid receptors in the skin. Those endocannabinoid receptors are responsible for many of the health benefits you get from hemp seed oil.
The loss of collagen from the skin is what leaves behind wrinkles. Hemp seed oil has been shown to increase the amount of collagen in the skin.  This isn’t going to be a dramatic effect, but it will help to keep you young looking for as long as possible.
For more about hemp seed oil for acne click here.
Many people are confused about cannabis use and hair loss.
The use of THC containing cannabis (marijuana) activates the CB1 cannabinoid receptors in the hair follicle. That results in the early death of the hair (hair loss).
However, the cannabidiol (CBD) in hemp seed oil blocks the CBD1 receptors and permits the hair to grow. 
To put it bluntly: “Pot heads” are bald heads. To keep your hair, rub cold pressed hemp seed oil into your scalp. Also, you should eat hemp seeds or hemp seed oil.
Another reason to use hemp seed oil for hair health: The essential fatty acids, and particularly arachidic acid, promote additional hair follicles (more hair). [16, 12]
Don’t hold your breath just yet. There have been very few human clinical trials using cannabinoids, including THC and cannabidiol (CBD). Cold pressed hemp seed oil does contain traces of THC and some CBDs. However, any hemp seed oil cancer treatment would likely be nearly useless.
The reason being that there just isn’t enough active (cannabidiols) CBDs in hemp seed oil.
However, properly prepared CBD oil made from the cannabis flowers and leaves (not from the seeds) might well be effective in treating cancer. That’s because CBD oil has many times more CBDs and the other cannabinoids than hemp seed oil does.
There is evidence that cannabinoids do fight off various cancers. Such as: breast, brain, skin, pancreas, and liver cancer.  They still need to do a lot more research.
So, let me suggest that you start eating hemp seeds or hemp seed oil to possibly help prevent those cancers.
Presently the FDA has approved the use of Nabilone which is a THC synthetic analogue, and the synthetic THC drug Dronabinol for cancer patients. They do nothing to cure the cancer. Their purpose is to give pain relief and stop nausea caused by chemo treatments. 
It is possible to be allergic to any food and that includes hemp seeds.
If you have any other known allergies, you may also be allergic to hemp seeds. Particularly if you are allergic to tomatoes or tobacco. 
Try a small amount of hemp seeds or hemp seed oil, and look for symptoms: itchy throat or skin, hives, swelling, redness, nausea, diarrhea.
Hemp seed contains phytic acid which is known to reduce the absorption of these minerals: iron, calcium, zinc and magnesium.  However, If you eat meats and dairy products as part of your diet, you don’t have to worry about this. The meats and dairy products provide adequate amounts of the same minerals in an absorb-able form.
Also the mineral absorption issue is only for the meals that the hemp seeds are eaten. It doesn’t affect any other meals. Unless you are a vegetarian or vegan, this is not something to even think about.
I have not found any specific documentation that hemp seed oil will repair your DNA as some people have stated. I have found that the cannabidiol (CBD) content of the hemp plant does affect 152 genes through downregulation or upregulation.  So, it seems possible that hemp seed oil might also play a part in DNA repair.
Hemp is in the same cannabis family as marijuana, but hemp will NOT get you “high”.
Marijuana vs hemp is a lot like vodka vs water. They look the same, but vodka has water and alcohol in it. Whereas water doesn’t have any alcohol in it.
Specifically, marijuana has mostly THC and very little healthy CBD (cannabidiol).
Whereas hemp has a lot of healthy CBDs and very little THC. The legal limit is 0.3% (0.003) THC which isn’t enough to get you ‘high”.
Hemp seeds sold as food have even less THC and CBD than the rest of the hemp plant. The legal limit in Canada and the U.S. is 10 μg (one millionth of a gram) of THC for each gram of seeds.
One study of hemp seeds showed 10 mg of CBD per kilogram of hemp seeds.  The study also said that there were health benefits to be gained from even that small amount of CBDs in hemp seeds.
Let me say again that hemp seed oil has very little CBD content, because it is made from the hemp seeds. Whereas CBD oil is made from the leaves, flowers, and stalk of the hemp plant, and it is packed full of CBD (cannabidiol).
Cold pressed hemp seed oil and CBD oil both have the same nutritional ingredients, but with vastly different quantities. Cold pressed hemp seed oil has very little cannabidiol/CBD, but many cold pressed CBD oils provide 2-15mg of CBD per dose.
Amazon does not allow sellers to claim that their products contain any CBD. However, by definition, full spectrum CBD hemp oil must contain CBD.
So, look for products that say they are “full spectrum”. Also, if it says “isolate” then is NOT full spectrum. Many very good products do not actually say Full Spectrum, even though they are.
The amount of CBD in those full spectrum products remains a mystery, because if that was revealed, the product would no longer be sold on Amazon.
So, you will have to read the reviews and see if people are getting the benefits you are looking for. However, keep in mind that not everyone will get good results from the same products that many people do get good results from.
O.K. I did the research for you, take a look at these CBD oil products from Amazon.
England has recently decided that hemp oil, or as it is properly called, CBD oil, has now been declared to be a medicine.
At the same time the World Health Organization (WHO) has just stated that CBD oil should not be regulated in any fashion.
What happens in the United States is anybody’s guess.
 The Composition of Hemp Seed Oil and Its Potential as an Important Source of Nutrition. in Journal of Nutraceuticals Functional & Medical Foods 2(4):35-53 · January 2000
 Hemp Can Repair DNA.
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