Hemp Seeds & Hemp Seed Oil have been part of a balanced diet and medicinal remedies for over a few millennia. It is believed to have been used in China for over 3000 years and is still used widely today. Research has shown time and time again that roughly 25% of the total calories in Hemp Seeds come from high quality protein, which is at par with the protein content of beef! This makes hemp a far superior source of protein as it is plant-based, sustainably grown & harvested, and also contains more protein than other plant-based alternatives such as chia and flax seed which contain close to 18% protein. However, protein is not the only reason to incorporate Hemp Seeds or Hemp Seed Oil in your diet. Continue reading to learn more about what has come to be known as the “Wonder Plant” - Hemp!
The true power of Hemp Seed Oil
There is no question that Hemp Seeds & Hemp Seed Oil are among the best of superfoods. Let's look at exactly what makes them such an excellent source of health, nutrition, and medicine!
They’re extremely nutritious: Hemp Seeds & Hemp Seed Oil are high in essential fatty acids linoleic acid (omega-6) and alpha-linolenic acid (omega-3). They’re also a great source of Gamma-Linoleic Acid, which has been linked to a multitude of health benefits. Additionally, they’re a wonderful source of vitamin E and minerals such as phosphorus, potassium, sodium, magnesium, Sulphur, calcium, iron and zinc. Hemp Seeds can be consumed raw, cooked, or toasted which brings out their distinct nutty flavour.
They reduce the risk of heart disease: For decades now, heart diseases have been the number 1 cause of death worldwide. shop
- It treats and prevents skin disorders: Hemp Seed Oil contains anti-inflammatory and anti-aging properties. The application or consumption of Hemp Seed Oil can help assuage dry skin, itchiness, rashes, eczema, psoriasis, and other inflammatory skin disorders. Its anti-aging properties contribute to youthful skin by diminishing the appearance of blemishes and wrinkles.
Hemp Seeds & Hemp Seed Oil are gaining popularity among the masses for their unparalleled benefits. However, there is still an enormous misconception around hemp being a drug due to its relationship with Marijuana. This misconception has slowed down the mainstream adoption of hemp, but the benefits and truth have come out on top and continue to fuel the progress of the wonder plant. We at Satliva would once again like to remind the world that “Hemp is Hope, not Dope.”