Hempseed is a versatile plant with many benefits. It is believed to have originally come from central Asia, but can be cultivated and easily grows in many environments. It comes from the plant cannabis sativa and has been used by man for hundreds of years.


It has been used for:

  • food
  • fabric
  • paper
  • rope
  • plastics
  • fuel
  • building materials


Here are some of the wonderful health benefits:

  • A complete protein (35% protein and easily digested)
  • High in essential fatty acids in ideal balance of omega 3's and 6's
  • Contains 20 trace minerals including magnesium, potassium, iron and zinc
  • Contains vitamin E
  • Contains GLA - (gamma-linolenic acid) is made from omega 6 fatty acids. It can act as an anti inflammatory and may help balance hormones
  • More digestible protein than meat, whole eggs, cheese, human milk, cows milk or any other high protein food
  • Reduces & treats dry skin and hair conditions
  • Improves immunity
  • Lowers blood pressure
  • Reduces inflammation and the symptoms of arthritis
  • Lowers blood LDL cholesterol levels
  • Reduces symptoms of PMS & menstrual cramps

Hempseed can be purchased inexpensively on-line Hempseed can be purchased inexpensively at one of my favorite on-line stores or at your local health food store.

The Cannabis Plant Family

This superfood differs from other plants from the cannabis family that are illegal (marijuana). In 1937 the U.S. created laws prohibiting the growing, handling and distribution of all the cannabis plants. The government didn't distinguish between the different types of plants.

Marijuana contains high levels of THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), the psychoactive substance that produces a drug induced high.

This powerful superfood, although it is also a plant from the cannabis family, does not contain traceable amounts of THC and does not have the same effects as marijuana.

Today, we can legally purchase this powerful superfood and get all of it's healthy benefits.

Some Last Thoughts

This powerful seed can be purchased as cold pressed oil, seeds, protein powder and as an ingredient in a number of foods. The raw seeds have a pleasant nutty taste and can be added to salads, sauces, baked goods and smoothies.

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