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Hemp Seed Oil does a power of good

by Thea Jourdan 

Isobel Darvill was only eight months old when she developed the skin condition eczema. Soon, her body was covered in weeping red sores. 791 more words


Therapeutic Hemp Seed Oil

by Andrew Weil, M.D.

The nutritional composition of oil from the Hemp plant could be beneficial to your health. To most people, Cannabis sativa is synonymous with marijuana, but the plant’s Latin name means the “useful Hemp” and although part of the same genus, is not marijuana. 1,117 more words

Essential Fatty Acids

Nature's Forgotten Nutraceutical

by Darrell L. Tanelian, M.D., Ph.D.

That the Hemp plant (Cannabis sativa) is used as a food source initially surprises and confuses most people. The public misinformation system has largely restricted knowledge of “Hemp” as it being Marijuana … which is actually derived from the Cannabis Indica plant (same family .. 2,009 more words

Hemp Facts

Essential Fatty Acids

This is what Dr. Nicholas Perricone has to say about Essential Fatty Acids in his book, “The Perricone Promise :

“Of the two dozen fats essential to human health, only two cannot be made by our body and must be obtained from foods. 213 more words

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Hemp Seed Oil may benefit Eczema symptoms

Medical researchers at the University of Kuopio, Finland, have found evidence of the positive effects of Hemp Seed Oil on Eczema

Researchers, led by Dr. J Callaway, at the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Clinical Nutrition at the University, followed a group of patients with atopic dermatitis, also known as eczema, which is a type of allergy that causes dry and itchy skin and often requires medical treatment. 398 more words


So, what is Hemp? And why should I include it in my diet?

Many people may react cautiously to the notion of hemp as food, based on its connection to the harmful illegal drug, marijuana. Upon further exploration, however, one will discover that although hemp is family of marijuana, it is in fact a different plant – like broccoli and cauliflower are of the same family, but different plants. 1,645 more words


Essential Fatty Acids and Vitamin D

The art of functional medicine involves being able to spot key nutritional deficiencies and addressing them appropriately. As a clinician, I find that essential fatty acid and vitamin D deficiencies are two of the most common issues that are plaguing people’s health. 1,068 more words