Hemp Seed Oil
Hemp Seed Oil does not contain THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) or the other psychoactive constituents that are present in the dried leaves of Cannabis sativa.
Carrier Oils for Aromatherapy & Massage by Len Price mentions that Hemp Seed Oil contains approximately 8% saturated fat, 12% oleic acid (an omega-9 fatty acid), 55% linoleic acid (an omega-6 essential fatty acid), and 25% linolenic acid (an omega-3 essential fatty acid). [Len Price with Ian Smith and Shirley Price, Carrier Oils for Aromatherapy & Massage (United Kingdom: Riverhead, 1999), 81-82.]
Faint, Slightly Nutty
Light to Medium Green
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Learn about Hemp Seed Oil and its uses and benefits as a carrier oil in aromatherapy and in skincare. Includes shelf life, absorption and more.
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For those scared away by the hippy sound of this carrier oil, fear not! Hemp Seed is an all-natural way to jumpstart better skin with a wave of incredible vitamins.
With copious amounts of omega fatty acids and proteins, Hemp Seed wonderfully reinvigorates the skin as it helps to clear away acne and eczema. Extremely emollient and absorbent, Hemp Seed can even tone and texture with vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B6, C, D and E. It also has abundant levels of anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. For those looking for clearer skin and overall health, Hemp Seed can actually reduce toxins while alleviating sore muscles and joints.
Carrier oils are 4 oz and come with a pump.
*Though this product contains no psychoactive components, we cannot guarantee that it can be shipped to countries outside of the US. Please check with your local customs services to obtain more information on the legality of Hemp carrier oil in your country.
Botanical Name: Cannabis sativa
Method: Cold Pressed
Aroma: Hemp Seed oil has a slight nutty aroma that is very distinct. Although still faint, it is vastly more fragrant than other carrier oils
Consistency: Typical and characteristic of carrier oils
Color: Pale yellow to golden yellow
Absorption: Hemp Seed absorbs at average speed into skin, leaving a slight oil texture on the skin
Safety: Hemp Seed is safe but sensitive individuals should check with their doctor before use
Shelf Life: Shelf life of 1 year with proper storage conditions (cool, out of direct sunlight). Refrigeration after opening is recommended
Apply Topically: Our Single Essential Oils and Synergy Blends are 100% pure and undiluted. To apply to the skin, dilute with a high-quality Carrier Oil . See our dilution chart here . Alternatively, use Carrier Oils alone as a natural moisturizer. We recommend performing a skin patch test when using a new essential oil topically.
DIYs: Explore simple and fun recipes on The Drop our essential oil blog with expert tips, EO news, and informative reads.
Common Uses: The fatty acids and proteins found in Hemp Seed have revitalizing and healing properties. Non-greasy, Hemp Seed detoxifies and restores the skin. When used regularly, it can reduce inflammation, help eliminate acne and treat eczema. Aromatherapists often use Hemp Seed in massage oils to soothe joints and muscles
Hemp Seed is high in Omega fatty acids and proteins. Extremely emollient and absorbent, Hemp Seed has abundant levels of anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. For those looking for clearer skin and overall health, Hemp Seed can actually reduce toxins while alleviating sore muscles and joints.