5 Health Benefits of Hemp
Hemp also known as the cannabis plant, is one of the oldest domesticated crops, particularly grown for its fiber. It has been used a multitude of things including, for rope, paper and textiles. Studies have shown that it provides many health benefits.
- Great Source of Nutrition
Hemp plants can be eaten whole, pressed into edible oil or ground into flour for baking. It also contains a full balance of essential fiber and amino acids.
- Contributes to Heart Health
Hemp seeds contain many heart-healthy compounds, including the amino acid arginine. These compounds enhance blood flow and help you maintain optimal blood pressure.
- Does wonders for Skin Health
Hemp also contains the Omega-6 fatty acids which stimulate skin and hair growth. Hemp also contains natural oils which are moisturizing to the skin.
- Plant-Based Protein [all natural and organic]
About two to three tablespoons of hemp seeds offers about 11 grams of protein.
- Excellent for Digestion
Hemp is often grown because it is an excellent source of fiber. Fiber plays an essential role in your digestive health.
- Austin Peterson