Hemp oil is the extract of hemp plant seeds. It is available in many different forms; Oils, creams, gummies, capsules, powders, & also available in patch form. It is used for many purposes such as pain (knee, joint, and back pain), inflammation, skin irritations and even for the health of your heart and brain. It seems to have great benefits for the entirety of your body. It has no side effects and no psychoactive effects. Depending on the type used it can start to work immediately or in a couple of hours.
Benefits of Hemp Oil and Cream for Skin:
There are numerous benefits of using hemp extract. As mentioned above Hemp products are available in many ways. You can consume it or use it topically. For skin irritations, people mostly refer to hemp oil cream. Here are some benefits:
- Regulates Oil Production:
People uses many things for their oily skin. We know that oily skin causes acne. Numerous drugs and creams are available on the market today, but most have added chemicals in order to regulate oil production and may cause side effects. But hemp oil cream is an all-natural product most of them 100% Organic which does not cause side effects and prevents your skin from dryness and regulates oil production.
- Soothes Inflammation and Moistures:
As many studies have shown, hemp extract has plenty of benefits. One of them is, it moisturizes the skin and prevents inflammation.
The linolenic acid which is an omega-6 fatty acid acts as an anti-inflammatory in the skin, helping in skin growth, new cell generation, and helping to control inflammation, acne and some diseases like psoriasis.
- For Pain (Back, Knee, and Joint Pain):
It is mostly used for back, knee, and joint pain. The nutrients of hemp oil help in relieving pain. You can consume it and use it on the affected area. It works in couple of hours.
- Atopic dermatitis treatment:
Hemp oil is full of fatty acids like omega-3 fatty acids and omega-6 fatty acids which help in some treatments of skin like atopic dermatitis.
In a study, it was researched that hemp oil reduces the symptoms of atopic dermatitis in just 20 weeks.
If you are suffering from atopic dermatitis, use hemp oil or hemp oil cream for treating. It is the best option.
How to use Hemp Oil:
Hemp oil is used in two ways as I have already mentioned above.
- Oral Use of Hemp Oil:
You can use hemp oil by consuming it. It provides skin benefits and also health benefits like brain, heart etc. It has no side effect but in rare cases, it causes the digestive problem. If you face it, consult with a doctor.
You can consume it daily, take 1 to 2 spoons directly or you can divide it into doses mean to take 1 spoon in the morning and another one in evening.
If you are not fond of the grassy taste of Hemp Oils, you can get them in capsule form or in gummy form as well. These are premeasured and you don’t have to worry about the taste!
- Topical Use Of Hemp Oil:
You can use hemp oil or cream on the skin directly. It is recommended for use on pain, irritation or patchy skin.
Before using hemp oil or cream, it is always good to check first on a small area and see if you that particular product is sensitive to your skin. Occasionally there you may see a reaction on sensitive skins.
- Wash the area and dry it
- Rub hemp oil or cream on that area
- Cover it with a bandage for maximum 24hrs(bandage should not be wet)
- If you observe any type of itching, redness, or irritation it means you have sensitive skin. Just remove the bandage and wash it with soap.
- If you don’t experience anything, then you can use it anywhere on the skin.