Health Benefits of Hemp Seeds
Health Benefits of Hemp Seeds

Hemp is a variety of marijuana but while marijuana imparts a high, hemp does not exhibit the same property. Mature hemp yields plenty of seeds and in countries like India, people use hemp seeds to boost the taste of the food and to add nutritional value to the food. Hemp is rich in protein and provides superior nutrition along with a pleasing flavour and taste. Hemp seeds falls under the category of Super Food.

Here are some interesting facts about Hemp

  • The leaves and stem of hemp plants are filled with nutrients. Hence, farmers leave them back in the soil for rejuvenation. This helps them to better yield the following year.
  • Hemp is found to eliminate toxins and even radioactive material from the environment. Researchers have found that when hemp was planted at Chernobyl, hemp removed chemicals from the soil.
  • Hemp seeds contain a nutrient called linolenic acid that is usually found in breast milk. Thus, it is better for our immune system.
  • Hemp can be used to make cars. Henry Ford made a car out of hemp.
  • It is used in building homes as they are pest-free, mold-free and rot-free.
  • Hemp could be used to fuel a car as it hemp oil can be converted into biodegradable, non-toxic biodiesel.
  • It is used to producing paper instead of using trees, thus it is healthier for the Earth.
SIM ORGANICS HEMP-SEEDS
SIM ORGANICS HEMP-SEEDS

Health Benefits Of Hemp Seeds

  • Good Source of Nutrition

For a healthy diet, hemp seeds can be added to the diet. This is because hemp contains linolenic acid and omega-3 fatty acids in elevated concentrations. Consumption of Hemp supports normal functioning and growth of cells, muscles, nerves, and organs in the body. Hemp seeds contain about 25% protein and have vitamin E, magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, calcium, iron, sulphur, and zinc.

  • Good for Heart Health

Hemp enhances the blood flow and helps in maintaining an optimal BP. It relaxes the blood vessels so that the blood flows through the vessel smoothly.

  • Good for the skin

As hemp seeds are rich in fatty acids, consumption of hemp improves symptoms related to eczema and atopic dermatitis. Thus promotes good skin health.

  • Relief from PMS symptoms

Hemp seeds helps in reducing the effects of the hormone prolactin that plays an important role in the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and also menopause symptoms too.

  • Helps in Digestion

As Hemp contains both soluble and insoluble fibre, it is good for digestive health. As we all know, fibre plays an important role in the health of digestive system, heart, and skin. Consumption of Hemp helps in making you feel fuller. It also helps the food to move through the digestive system for a healthy elimination.

Do you know?

  • Hemp helps to reduce greenhouse gases as it produces more oxygen.
  • In times of low rainfall, hemp has saved many people from starvation as hemp is drought resistant.
  • Hemp could be used to even fuel power stations.
  • Hemp doesn’t need any herbicide, pesticide or insecticide to grow.
Health Benefits of Hemp Seeds
Health Benefits of Hemp Seeds

15 Comments on Health Benefits Of Hemp Seeds

  1. Hemp has been used for 1000’s of years in all aspects of life, it is such an amazing plant. I always like to read new things about it.

  2. I have not used hemp seeds until now, but after your article, I will try to put them in my cooking. Looks like they really have a lot of benefits.

  3. I was not aware that there are so many Health Benefits Of Hemp Seeds. Seems to be solving many health issues. Thanks for this informative post. Seriously.. “Hemp could be used to even fuel power stations”…? Happy to learn something new everyday.

  4. Hemp seeds are wonderful with many uses. Hemp, in general, is quite fantastic and I find hemp lotion to be a great product

  5. I had absolutely no idea that hemp seeds were a variety of marijuana, such an eye opener. Great to read that it’s good for the immune system!

  6. I have never really looked into hemp seeds. It looks like they do have a lot of benefits.

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