Did you know that we use organically grown oil from hemp seeds as the base for our tinctures? Not only does it have a great neutral taste, but it’s stocked full of some incredible health benefits! While we aren’t doctors, we sure do love learning about hemp. Luckily for us, doctors and scientists around the world are finally warming up to studying this incredible plant. In this video, Dr. Josh Axe shares some fantastic information about hemp. Enjoy!

 

 

Below is some of the awesome information that Dr. Axe shares in his video. Want to learn more from Dr. Axe? Check out his article about hemp here!

Nutritional Profile of Hemp Seeds:
• Protein- 10 grams of protein
• Healthy fats- Omega-3 fatty acid in an ideal ratio for your body to help reduce inflammation
• 50 % daily value of magnesium which helps to relax muscles and improve digestion
• 50% daily value of phosphorus
• 25% daily value of zinc

Benefits of Hemp Seeds:
• Supports fat loss & cleansing your colon
• Blood sugar issues or diabetes
• Increase muscle building and strengthen bones
• Issues with sleeping, depression or anxiety

Uses for Hemp Seeds:
• Every morning consume a superfood smoothie -1 Cup of berries, coconut milk, collagen or protein powder and 3 Tbsp of hemp seeds
• Organic yogurt or kefir with raw honey and hemp seeds on top
• Baking- Breading chicken or fish with hemp seeds

Hemp seeds are a rich source of plant-based nutrients, including:

Minerals 

·      Calcium (145mg per 100 grams)

·      Iron (14mg per 100 grams)

·      Magnesium (483mg per 100 grams)

·      Manganese (7mg per 100 grams)

·      Phosphorus (1160mg per 100 grams)

·      Potassium (859mg per 100 grams)

·      Zinc  (7mg per 100 grams)

Vitamins

·      Vitamin A (3800 IU mg per 100 grams)

·      Vitamin B1 (0.4mg per 100 grams)

·      Vitamin B2 (0.11 mg per 100 grams)

·      Vitamin B3(2.8 mg per 100 grams)

·      Vitamin B6 (0.12 mg per 100 grams)

·      Vitamin D (22.77.5 IU mg per 100 grams)

·      Vitamin E (90 mg IU mg per 100 grams)

 

Other Hempseed Uses

Hemp is one of the most widely utilized and diverse industrial crops in the world. Its fibers are considered the longest and most durable of all natural fibers, and it can even be grown without toxic herbicides and pesticides! Some of hemp’s commercial uses include:

·      Body care products

·      Building materials

·      Cleaning products

·      Health foods

·      Plastics

·      Textiles

Read original article at: https://draxe.com/7-hemp-seed-benefits-nutrition-profile/

It’s truly amazing to see how many uses hemp has! Keep checking back for more health tips, hemp facts, recipes and more!