Why? Health Benefits
Hemp Oil has many health benefits, and the scope of those are still being completely understood to this very day. Similar to how the omega ratio is perfect for your skin, that ratio is also one of the main reasons for the health benefits for consumption. These health benefits being discussed are for hemp oil, but similar conclusions can be draw to hemp seeds, flour, protein powder, and other hemp based food products.
According to Manitoba Harvest, hemp oil is one of the richest sources of omegas. The omegas found in hemp foods are the closest to ideal at 3.75:1. Hemp oil has both long and short-chained EFAs for beneficial, daily, lifelong consumption. Plus, hemp oil is cold pressed from non-GMO seeds that are farmed in a sustainable way. Hemp oil is one of the few sources of a rare Omega 6 called gamma-linoleic acid (GLA). Some studies have shown that GLA may help with heart health, weight management, dry skin and many other benefits to the body. The human body converts GLA into hormone-like compounds called prostaglandins, which also help to regulate inflammation. This can help with joint mobility, arthritis and asthma.
As you can see, their is a wealth of health benefits associated to hemp oil. Because of the negative stereotypes associated with hemp, proper research on these benefits has been extremely limited. As hemp becomes more prominent on food shelves, more and more people are finding and understanding the benefits they can receive from it. Manitoba Harvest even has a 30 day hemp oil challenge for anyone who is interested. They have a page dedicated to testimonials from people who have completed this challenge. So if you want even more information on what actual people have seen and felt from hemp oil, head over there and check it out.