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Lastly, the GLA in hemp seed oil reduces inflammation, which prevents heart disease caused by inflammation.

5. Boosts the Immune System

The hemp seed oil contains low levels of cannabinoids that have been found by research to ease anxiety in people who have a social anxiety disorder. The oil can probably reduce the symptoms of depression as well. The essential fatty acids, such as omega-3 and omega-6, are already known to improve memory and prevent age-related brain function decline.

Many people use hemp seed oil as a form of natural pain relief because it reduces pain when ingested or applied topically. When combined with its anti-inflammatory properties, it becomes a valuable ally for injuries, infections, or autoimmune disorders that cause pain. Subjective evidence suggests that hemp seed oil is a gentle pain-relieving massage oil that can be rubbed into the muscles after a workout or onto sore joints (due to injury, wear, tear, or inflammation). There is hope in hemp seed oil for people who don’t want to take allopathic pain killers for chronic pain.

Below are some of the health benefits.

As CBD grows in popularity, so does the research on it but there are currently few clinical studies on the effects of CBD oil. As such, some of these claims are better supported by studies than others.

Scientists believe that CBD reduces nerve pain by binding to glycine receptors in the brain that regulate the speed at which nerve signals pass between nerve cells.

Health Benefits

Meredith Bull, ND, is a licensed naturopathic doctor with a private practice in Los Angeles, California.

CBD oil is an extract of Cannabis indica or Cannabis sativa—the same plants that, when dried, make marijuana. CBD oil is believed by some to treat pain, reduce anxiety, and stimulate appetite in the same way that marijuana does, but without its psychoactive effects. CBD has also shown promise in treating certain types of seizures.

CBD shows promise in the treatment of anxiety disorders, suggests a 2015 review of studies in the journal Neurotherapeutics.   According to the investigators, CBD demonstrated potent anxiolytic (anxiety-relieving) effects in animal research, albeit with counterintuitive results.