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. Cannabis is utilized for medical purposes because of medicinal terpenes and flavonoids and marijuana is known for its psychoactive effects due to its THC, however, hemp contains less of these components that the cannabis and marijuana have that it does not qualify for either purpose or use like those two.
However, it does have excellent nutritional value according to studies that may boost health contributed to the rich protein, healthy fats, and minerals that it contains.
Being rich in vitamin E, beauty products that are manufactured and contained hemp is great if used as a beauty treatment because it has been found to show great effects, especially to the skin. Hemp seeds are rich in healthy fats and essential fatty acids and contains high amounts of vitamin E, sulfur, calcium, iron and zinc and many more, making it nutritious. Hemp seeds are actually a nut with a mild, nutty flavor and contains heart-healthy compounds like arginine and gamma-linolenic acid essential in reducing the risk of heart diseases.
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 presence of the Gamma-linolenic acid or GLA in beauty products that contain hemp is a contributing factor that reduces 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.