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Note: Hemp oil is typically almost free of THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), and has no psychoactive properties.

  • Scent: Slightly nutty – faint
  • Consistency: Medium
  • Absorption/Feel: Easily absorbed into the skin.
  • Color: Light to Medium Green
  • Shelf Life: 6-12 Months (Keep Refrigerated)

Action: Antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, skin regenerative, cardioprotective

Benefits: Hemp oil is also used in paints and lubricant, and as a body care product. It may be rubbed directly onto the skin to treat cracked, dry skin, or it can be blended into body oils, body creams, and other personal care products. Hemp oil contains several fatty acids which are really healthy for your skin and nourish and moisturize the skin.

Hemp oil helps prevent skin disorders such as psoriasis, eczema, acne and dry skin. Hemp seed oil is also beneficial for hair, helping with dry hair and scalp, dandruff and hair loss. Hemp oil is also taken internally for it's high fatty acid and protein content.

Good for Skin Types: All, especially good for acne-prone and mature skin.

Chemical Analysis: Approx. 8% saturated fat, 12% oleic acid (an omega-9 fatty acid), 55% linoleic acid (an omega-6 essential fatty acid), 25% linolenic acid (an omega-3 essential fatty acid).

Precautions: Hemp Seed is safe but sensitive individuals should check with their doctor before use.

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