What is hemp seed oil, what are the benefits and will it make you high?

A couple of weeks in the past, I acquired a Fb message from my mum that completely sums up the confusion round ‘hashish’ magnificence merchandise.

“Darling, does this have… dope… in it?” she requested alongside a photograph of The Physique Store Hemp Hand Cream I despatched her. It made me giggle, however contemplating the tube has a giant ole cannabis-esque plant on the entrance and an ‘earthy’ perfume, I don’t blame her for being confused.

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As we edge nearer to CBD oil, also called hashish oil, changing into decriminalised in Australia (which means you’d have the ability to purchase CBD merchandise and not using a specialised medical script), an increasing number of ‘hashish’ serums, face oils, physique lotions and hair merchandise are popping up in inexperienced bottles and tubs.

Naturally, your thoughts goes to marijuana or CBD oil once you see the phrase ‘hashish’. So, are these magnificence merchandise authorized, and what can they really do to your pores and skin?

The reply comes down to 2 issues, my buddies: inexperienced advertising, and a few science.

What’s Hashish Sativa Seed Oil?

Very first thing to know: Hashish Sativa Seed Oil is one other fancy title for Hemp Seed Oil, which, let’s face it, simply doesn’t sound as attractive.

Then, to grasp the distinction between hashish sativa seed/hemp seed oil, CBD oil AND the hashish used, erm, recreationally, consider the hashish sativa plant (the plant the entire above come from) like an apple with juicy flesh and the seeds close to the core.

Hashish sativa vegetation have leaves, flowers and seeds that comprise round 500 cannabinoids (compounds secreted within the hashish plant). Within the leaves and flowers, you’ll discover the 2 main ones: cannabidiol (CBD or medicinal hashish) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC or marijuana/leisure hashish).

CBD oil is authorized in Australia as a ‘scheduled product’ – you may receive it from a physician with particular approval from the division of well being to prescribe it. THC hashish isn’t authorized.

This Kiehl’s product is a really attractive hashish (sativa seed) oil, no? Picture: Equipped.

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