Did you know that one acre of hemp sequesters 2 tons of carbon from our atmosphere? So says US Hemp Oil’s Christopher J Boucher. Chris was the first American to plant a hemp crop in over 50 years back in 1994 at the USDA Research Station at Imperial Valley California. Chris has helped our developmental team source and produce a CBD cultivar of hemp seed and stalk.
Source: US Government patent on the therapeutic use of cannabinoids, US patent # 6,630,507.
Hemp Seed Oil Nutritional Benefits
Hemp seed oil is an abundant source of protein, phytosterols, phospholipids and chlorophyll. It also contains many vitamins and minerals, including calcium, sulfur, magnesium, potassium, zinc, sulfur, potassium and vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B6, C, D and E. The digestible protein in hemp seed oil contains all 10 of the essential amino acids. The North American Industrial Hemp Council states that hemp also contains gamma linoleic acid, a difficult-to-obtain amino acid found in breast milk.
Hemp seed oil contains the highest percentage of essential fatty acids of any other plant. Moreover, the oil contains the ideal ratio of omega-3 to omega-6 fats, at three to one. According to the Mayo Clinic, adequate intake of omega-3 fatty acids reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/fish-oil/NS_patient-fishoil
CBD or Cannabidiol is a natural constituent of the hemp plant that has shown significant health and wellness benefits – CBD promotes and supports the dietary and nutritional health of aging bodies (US Government patent # 6,630,507).
Universally accepted following its discovery in 1995, the endo-cannabinoid system asserts health and wellness power. Cannabinoids trigger potent health and wellness benefits http://csglobe.com/high-on-health-cannabinoids-in-the-food-supply/. Products are now available where these cannabinoids, particularly cannabidiol (CBD) have been extracted from the industrial hemp plant and combined into a supplemental product – providing a unique and futuristic health and wellness experience.