facebook-icon instagram-icon twitter-icon pinterest-icon google-plus-icon youtube-icon

Controversial or not, CBD Is A Must Have In Every Home

You’ve probably read about the health benefits of hemp seed oil. But you might not yet be convinced that it’s a natural remedy you’d like to try. 

We on the other hand, have been overwhelmed by the health benefits of this controversial oil and have made be easy for you to access.

So, whether you want to prevent cancer and dementia, or you suffer from arthritis, hemp seed oil can help you. You might not be comfortable using the words cannabis and treatment in the same sentence. This is what makes hemp a controversy. I’m talking about the source of hemp seed oil comes: The marijuana plant.

But you need remember that it’s not the part of the plant that gets you high. In fact, it’s far from it. The seeds have such small traces of the TLC drug it wouldn’t even be able to picked it up in your system if you went for tests. This natural ingredient, that comes from the marijuana plant, is your answer to almost any health problem.

Hemp Oil is the most balanced and richest source of oils on the planet

A study published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry confirmed that not only does it contain healthy fats, but if you eat the seeds, you increase your fibre intake and provide your body with a boost of antioxidants.

You see, hemp contains 80% essential fatty acids and consists of the ideal 3:1 ratio of omega-3 to omega-6. The World Health Organisation recommends this for optimal use. The essential fatty acids are elemental in restoring health and immune function in the body…

How to use hemp seed oil

Here are 6 interesting ways to you use hemp seeds and oil:

1. To remove makeup. Hemp oil can dissolve the oils and waxes in makeup, Particularly stubborn eye makeup. Rub a small amount of oil into the makeup gently and wipe with  cotton wool.

2. To strengthen nails and heal cuticles. Massage a small amount of hemp oil directly into fingernails and toenails and cuticles.

3. Great as a hair conditioner. Before you shampoo, massage a tablespoon or so of hemp oil onto your scalp and leave it for about 10 minutes. Then, shampoo as normal. You might find you don’t need conditioner.

4. For dry skin. Rub the oil directly onto the skin. For calluses and cracked heels, massage in the oil then wear socks or gloves overnight to let it work its magic.

5. To steam facial skin. Clean and dry your face. Massage a tablespoon of oil into the skin for several minutes. Then place a hot (not scalding) damp washcloth over your face and let it sit til it cools. Wipe the oil off with the washcloth. Repeat this process with another hot washcloth until all the oil is wiped off.

6. To support your overall health. Eat it. You can enjoy its nutty flavor or add it to a salad dressings, as a butter replacement in rice, potatoes or vegetables… It’s absolutely delicious! Just remember that you can’t use pure hemp seed oil for high-heat cooking.

There you have it! Give it a try and you’ll never go back.

Note: It is illegal to cultivate hemp in South Africa as it is classified under the Cannabis species. You need a permit before you can plant hemp and this permit is obtained from the Department of Health under the Medicines Control Council.

Share

Tags: , ,

Leave a comment

Follow Us On Instagram

  • Happpppy Birthday to you ❤️ my Kerri-lee Fairy Daisy Jasmine Taylor... You are my favourite sister in the whole world! ;) Thank you for everything you are and everything you do for me! I love you! #bffe #sisters #favouritesister #iloveyou
  • Oh how wonderful it is to have a friend like you ❤️♾❤️
  • 🎉 GIVEAWAY: WIN 1 of 3 MASSIVE WORLDWIDE LUXURY RETREATS🏝
.
🏝Together with @berrycocobymina &  @nefelinineretreats, We are giving away 3 days of Luxury Wellness and Fitness Retreats to you in Three different Countries! (🇿🇦🇬🇷🇨🇾)
————————-————————-
🏝RETREATS that you can WIN in this GIVEAWAY:
————————-————————-
🇿🇦: SOUTH AFRICA:
————————-————————-
“Rejuvenate and Relax Luxury one day Retreat in the Cape Winelands curated by @liferetreat_ ” consisting of:
.
(1) Yoga/ movement class to start the day off @liferetreatstudio ;
.
(2) Full Body Massage @wellnessinthewinelands ;
.
(3) Lunch at the world renowned @millhousekitchen ;
.
(3) A visit to the @artcuratorsa ;
.
(4) Wine and chocolate Pairing @lourensford Cellar;
.
(5) A small gift from the @lifestyleshopsa ;
————————-————————-
🇬🇷:GREECE:
————————-————————-
“One Day Luxury Fitness Retreat with @nefelinineretreats ”
.
-> in The Ancient Marathon area of Athens consisting of:
.
(1) a guided 2.5 hour nature hike with scents, sounds and gorgeous views;
.
(2) open air Ancient Greek Marble Museum tour;
.
(2) a lavish Mediterranean lunch inspired by the healthy Blue Zones of Greece.
————————-————————-
🇨🇾: CYPRUS:
————————-————————-
“Luxury Island Retreat for you and one friend with @berrycocobymina:
.
(1) a Hike in the Mountains of Troodos, or to the Blue Bays of Cavo Greco Park;
.
(2) followed by a seaside Mediterranean inspired Picnic;
.
(3) Consultation with Mina of @berrycocobymina who will also give you a free detox guide and health consultation and a foodie gift!
.
—————-—————-—
🏝HOW TO ENTER:
.
1. Follow @nefelinineretreats @berrycocobymina and  @liferetreat_ on Instagram;
.
2. Comment below the name of 5 friends and the country/countries you want to win the retreat in!
.
3. You can enter as many times as you want as long as you don’t tag the same people;
.
4. BONUS ENTRY: double your entries by sharing this picture on your story and be entered into the giveaway for a Yoga Mat from @liferetreat_ !
.
🎉🏝Winners will be announced on 17 MAY 2019!!
.
.
.
#luxuryretreat #fitness #fitnessretreats #giveaway #health #heAlthblog #yoga #hiking #hike #capetown #greece #cyprus #healthygirl #fitnessgirl #fitgi

Life Retreat

You have successfully subscribed to our mail list.

Too many subscribe attempts for this email address

Keep Up To Date With Our News & Views

Sign up to receive our newsletter for free!

* indicates required