Hemp Seed Oil - Unrefined - Organic
INCI / Botanical Name: Cannabis sativa
Extraction Method: Cold pressing of seeds
Colour: Deep mossy green
Aroma: slightly nutty
Viscosity: Medium - thin
Stability / Shelf Life: 1- 2 years
Storage:: Store out of direct light in cool place. refrigerator or freezer are preferred. Oil will not solidify if placed in freezer.
Cold-pressed hemp seed oil has emerged as a complete nutritious oil for skin, hair and body. Relaxed government regulations have allowed people to finally discover this wonder oil which is an easily renewable crop and processed right here in Canada. The oil contains more naturally occurring essential fatty acids than most other plant-derived oils, many of which have to be sourced from other parts of the world. A balanced 3:1 Omega-6: Omega-3 EFA ratio and GLA and Omega 9, make it a versatile ingredient for skincare and dietary requirements.
Since hemp oil is chock full of nutritional fatty acids, lipids and omegas make it a perfect choice for skincare needs. It absorbs easily providing needed nourishment to the skin hair and nails
Creams / Lotions
For the following, only use natural plant based creams, lotions and ointments
Add 1 -3% for delicate facial creams. Used for healing wounds, rashes and irritating skin conditions, reducing appearance of wrinkles and improving elasticity.
Add 5 -10 % to lotions and create a softer luxurious feeling skin treatment
Add 1-5% to body massage oil blends to soothe dry cracked irritated skin.
Facial / Massage Oils
Add up to 5 % to a base oil mixture of any combination of coconut, jojoba or macadamia oil to create a luxurious nourishing skin treatment
Add 1 -10 % to an ointment base as last ingredient before removing from heat to solidify. Acts as an emollient to sooth damaged, irritated skin.
Because we are not an approved food packaging company, we can't legally tell you that you can ingest this oil, but if you google "Hemp Oil and nutritional benefits", you will see a plethora of nutritional information and recipes to stimulate your imagination. You're welcome!