What is hempseed oil?

Natural Nigerian Hempseed oil

  1. Hemp oil or hempseed oil is obtained by pressing hemp seeds.
  2. Cold pressed, unrefined hemp oil is dark to clear light green in color, with a nutty flavour. The darker the color, the grassier the flavour.
  3. Refined hempseed oil is clear and colorless, with little flavor and lacks natural vitamins and antioxidants.
  4. It is manufactured from varieties of Cannabis sativa that do not contain significant amounts of THC, the psychoactive element present in the cannabis plant. This manufacturing process typically includes cleaning the seed to 99.99% before pressing the oil.
  5. It is an edible oil that contains essential fatty acids i.e omega-6 and omega-3
  6. It is high in ceramides and is good for hair and skin health. Ceramides help to smooth the surface of the hair cuticle and strengthen the hair.
  7. It is low in saturated fatty acids.
  8. It can turn rancid within a short period of time when not stored properly. It should be stored in a cool/cold, dark place, preferably in a dark glass bottle in the refrigerator. Hempseed oil can also be frozen for longer periods of storage time.
  9. Hempseed oil has a relatively low smoke point and is not suitable for frying.
About the author
Dr Fomsky

Nigerian-born Dr Fomsky is a God-lover, a wife, a mom of three, a medical doctor by day. Plus she owns a Nigerian-based online hair product store called Sizzelle.
Dr Fomsky is very passionate about hair, skin and weight management. Since she's had her babies, she's been struggling to keep her weight and her tummy down!
At night, she likes to read books, write blog posts and leave comments on other blogs. She lives in Alberta, Canada and is also the author of Solving your relaxed hair breakage book .
LAST RELAXER DAY: December 15th, 2016
BIG CHOP: January 14th, 2017
Natural Hair, Unknown Porosity, Fine Hair strands, Low to Moderate Density

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