HIGH ALTITUDE ORGANICS™ Virgin Hemp Seed Oil is cold pressed from organic Cannabis Sativa seeds without the use of any chemical additives. It is a characteristic deep green liquid with characteristic odor and taste.
Hemp seed oil contains 57% linoleic (LA) and 19% linolenic (LNA) acids and antioxidants in the form of vitamin E and carotene. Phytosterols, phospholipids, as well as a number of minerals, including calcium, magnesium, sulfur, potassium and phosphorus are also found in the oil.
Hemp seed oil is an excellent natural emollient, lubricant, and moisturizer. It contains 90% unsaturated fats including healthy essential fatty acids Omega 3, Omega 6 and GLA.
With it’s healthy essential fatty acid (EFA) composition of Linoleic (LA) and Linolenic (LNA) acids in the perfect ratio of 3:1, Hemp Seed Oil also contains the relatively rare Gamma-Linolenic (GLA) acid that the body needs. Omega 3 has been found to assist in correcting problematic skin - psoriasis, acne, and eczema. Hemp seed, either as a paste or as a liniment, was used in folk medicine as a remedy for tumors and ulcers.
Hemp seed oil is noted for it’s ability to help reduce dry skin discomforts by replenishing moisture and retention by penetrating the lipid layers of skin. This fast absorbing oil is highly effective in protecting sensitive skin and repairing cell breakdown caused by dry, itchy skin. Hemp seed oil is also know to reduce the effects of wrinkles and aging. Hemp seed oil can repair and strengthen damaged hair shafts while providing extra body, elasticity and volume. This translates to increased manageability, softness, gloss and shine without leaving a greasy or oily residue...Enjoy...
DIRECTIONS: Add up to 10% of the carrier oil for massage and to any creams and lotions, or use undiluted.