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what is hemp used for medically

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Children: There isn’t enough information to know whether hemp can be safely used by children. Hemp seed oil has caused rare cases of sleepiness and blood shot eyes in children.

Atopic dermatitis (AD) and acne can both result from chronic inflammation, which results from a deficiency in omega-3.

Three tablespoons of hemp contain approximately 1.2 g of fiber (both insoluble and soluble fibers) and fibers are excellent for our digestion system. Fibres help in constipation, weight management, nourishment of healthy bacteria in our guts, stabilizes blood sugar level and helps fight cholesterol.

7. Excellent for the digestive system

Rheumatoid arthritis refers to inflammation in the joints resulting from immune attacking its tissues. Cannabinoids present in hemp seed oil have anti-rheumatic effects.

Hemp possesses strong anti-inflammatory properties. It is therefore highly useful in relieving pain resulting from an injury, infection or any autoimmunity disorder.

Our ancestors realized its benefits thousands of years ago and it is being cultivated since then. Modern research has further attested to this plant’s constituents and nutritional profile and the numerous health benefit that it offers.