A quick look at the benefits of hemp oil and its by-products

August 23, 2020

Hemp oil refers to a full range of oil that comes from the cannabis Sativa plant. It is also known as hemp seed oil from the seed of hemp plant. As all varieties of hemp are a product of food-grain strains of hemp, there is less risk of intoxication. Studies suggest that food-grain strains of cbd products must contain less than 0.3% of tetrahydrocannabinol. The oil production uses the leaves, stalks, and flowers of the hemp plant, including a higher concentration of CBD. The oil has a rich profile of nutrients, fatty acids, and bioactive compounds.


The various benefits that you can derive from the cbd oil are as follows:


  • Skin health: The cbd lotion derived from hemp oil can be helpful for various skin issues. The fatty acids and vitamins in this oil can aid to keep the skin good and stop breakouts. The high content of fatty acids makes the oil the right choice for nourishing the skin and protecting it against oxidation, inflammation, and other aging causes. The hemp seed oil may help treat a range of diseases like dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis, varicose eczema, lichen planus, and acne rosacea.


  • Brain health: The brain requires plenty of healthy fats, provided by the high content of fatty acids in cbd oils. Recent studies reveal that it contains active compounds that may help to protect the brain against inflammation. It contains polyphenols that perform the task of guarding the mind against inflammatory diseases. 


  • Heart health: The comprehensive nutrient profile of the oil suggests that it is beneficial for the heart. You may treat various heart issues like cholesterol, high blood pressure, and atherosclerosis with the help of hemp oils. The alpha-linolenic acid content in oil plays the role of reducing the risk of cardiovascular diseases. Linolenic acids are beneficial when it comes to the treatment of high blood pressure.


  • Natural pain relief: You can treat pain that results from inflammation with the help of cbd oil. If you do not want to go for doctor prescribed medicines, then this oil can be a better choice for your pain relief.


  • Acne: The fatty acid content in the CBD lotion and cream may act as a balancer and prevent acne and skin inflammation. It works directly on the sebum glands of your skin, leading to the reduction of sebum production. In turn, it would clear your skin and prevent acne breakouts. 
  • Muscle tension: The CBD oil works as an anti-inflammatory agent on the body, which may help relieve stress and anxiety. Just by rubbing hemp oil on your muscles may release them from tension and relax them.


Several studies on the potential benefits of cbd oil suggest that you may use the oil for treating a wide range of neurological diseases. They can be used in combination with other medicinal herbs to get the maximum benefits out of them. However, the tetrahydrocannabinol content of the oil may have some side effects too. So be cautious when using it. You may seek help from medical experts to use it safely. 


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Andi Perullo de Ledesma

I am Andi Perullo de Ledesma, a Chinese Medicine Doctor and Travel Photojournalist in Charlotte, NC. I am also wife to Lucas and mother to Joaquín. Follow us as we explore life and the world one beautiful adventure at a time.

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