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Verywell / Anastasiia Tretiak​

Hemp oil is also called hempseed oil. It is made by cold-pressing hemp seeds. Hempseed oil is different from CBD oil. CBD oil is extracted from the cannabis plant and then combined with a base oil. Examples of base oils include coconut or olive oil.

Nutritional Advantages of Eating Hemp Seeds and Hempseed Oil

Lana Butner, ND, LAc, is a board-certified naturopathic doctor and licensed acupuncturist in private practice in New York City .

Store hemp seeds and hemp oil in an airtight container. Keep these products in a cool, dark place. It is best to refrigerate hemp products after opening.

This ratio is difficult to get in the Western diet. Western diets tend to be too heavy in omega-6 fatty acids, which can be found in foods like vegetable oil. Many Western diets don’t contain enough omega-3 fatty acids. These are found in foods like salmon and other wild-caught, cold-water fish.

Hemp is not going to get you high and is not addictive. The biggest risk of taking hemp is combining it with other medications because of possible interaction with CBD. It is not recommended to take hemp while pregnant or breastfeeding.

Each year, more people die from smoking than illegal drug use, alcohol use, motor vehicle injuries, HIV, and firearm-related injuries combined. [4]


Is Smoking Both Hemp and Tobacco Safe?

Some “benefits” of tobacco can include lowering the risk of Parkinson’s and preventing obesity. However,

Depending on the method of smoking you prefer, you should first get your cigarettes or pipe. These are the steps for cigarettes:

“cigarette smoking is the leading preventable cause of death in the United States.” [4]

Here is something we all know: tobacco smoke is really bad for your health.

The amino acid arginine is present in hempseed oil. Studies have shown that this ingredient contributes to a healthy cardiovascular system. Consuming foods with high arginine levels can help decrease the risk of heart disease.

GW Research Ltd.: “A Randomized Controlled Trial of Cannabidiol (GWP42003-P, CBD) for Seizures in Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (GWPCARE6).”

Potential Health Benefits of Hemp Oil

It’s possible that ingesting CBD-containing oils like hemp oil can cause an upset stomach or diarrhea. Again, when you’re first introducing hemp oil into your diet, start small to see how it impacts you. Reactions may be different from person to person.

ESHA Research, Inc., Salem, Oregon: “Hemp Oil.”

Committee on Toxicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment: “Scoping paper on the potential adverse effects of CBD products.”