What are hemp seeds benefits and side effects?

What are hemp seeds?

Hemp seeds are suitable for vegetarians and vegans. They are seeds of the hemp plant Cannabis sativa. They belong to the same family as Marijuana plants, but the ingredients are different. Hemp seeds are rich in fiber, iron, vitamin E, omega-3, omega-6 essential fatty acids, and various minerals and have plenty of antioxidants. 100g of hemp seed contains around 33.3g protein, which is more than in chia seeds or flaxseeds.

Will hemp seeds get you high?

Eating hemp seeds won’t get you high. Our hemp seeds have a low content of THC (<2ppm).

We extracted hemp seed oil from hemp seeds, used as cooking oil, in lotions and soaps. When derived from hemp seeds only, they have no CBD and THC.

How to eat hemp seeds

Hemp seeds have a vegetable-like smell and creamy texture. We usually sell hemp seeds raw, hulled, protein, and oil. Because of their high oil content, hemp seeds will quickly oxidize and rancid. Hemp seeds, like most of the seeds, are best stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Hemp seeds can be ground into protein powder, made into milk, hemp cheese, pressed for hemp seed oil and eaten raw. They also sprinkle hemp seeds on different foods such as granola bars, smoothies, yogurts, pancakes, porridge, avocados, overnights oats, fresh green salads, brownies, muffins, cakes, and bread. Combinations are endless.

Is hemp seed good for skin health?

Hemp seed will not solve all your skin defects, but hemp seed oil has been strongly linked to relieving dry skin defects. We also consider hemp seeds beneficial for treatment such as eczema and psoriasis.

Hemp seeds do not contain any phytate, so the minerals in hemp seeds are easier for the body to absorb.

Nutrition facts

PRODUCT NAMEOrganic Hemp Seed Kernel
FREE FATTY ACID (g/100g)42
CYSTEIN+CYSTINE (g/100g)0.294
METHIONINE (g/100g)0.544
SUCROSE (g/100g)2.29
ALANINE (g/100g)1.34
ARGNINE (g/100g)4.17
ASPARTIC ACID (g/100g)3.40
GLUTAMIC ACID (g/100g)5.57
GLYCINE (g/100g)1.37
HISTIDINE (g/100g)0.893
HYDROXYPROLINE (g/100g)<0.05
ISOLEUCINE (g/100g)1.24
LEUCINE (g/100g)2.06
LYSINE (g/100g)1.12
ORNITHINE (g/100g)<0.05
PROLINE (g/100g)1.12
SERINE (g/100g)1.59
THREONINE (g/100g)1.06
TYROSINE (g/100g)1.07
VALINE (g/100g)1.62
P (Phosphorus)  (mg/kg)10500
K (Potassium) (mg/kg)8870
Mg (Magnesium) (mg/kg)5640

Hemp seeds benefits

How can hemp seeds help in digestion?

Whole hemp seeds are filled with high amounts of soluble and insoluble fiber which aids the digestive system. De-hulled and shelled hemp seeds container low amounts of fiber. Heat-denatured hemp protein isolate tolerates temperature up to 80°C. Anything above, will lose solubility and led to the formation of large protein aggregates.

Can hemp seeds reduce inflammation?

Hemp seed oil makes half of the weight of the seed. One tablespoon of hemp oil contains the daily need for essential fatty acids, including omega-3 and omega-6. Essential fatty acids are the heart and brain food, also considered reducing inflammation and lower triglycerides.

Why are hemp seeds good for athletes?

Three tablespoons of hemp seeds provide 10 grams of protein which is perfect to mix with your morning shake. Hemp seeds are also known to reduce the likelihood of muscle pain. Hemp seeds are rich in magnesium, which is excellent for athletes to avoid post-workout muscle cramping due to excessive sweating. Hemp seeds also provide substantial amounts of zinc, manganese, and iron which repair tissues and maintain the immune system.

Are hemp seeds safe for athletes?

Professional athletes undergoing drug testing should be aware that in some cases hemp seeds can fail urine tests. The level of THC depends heavily on suppliers and manufacturer.  Because of our hemp seeds have high quality and low content of THC. We can supply the hemp products as addtive and raw material to athletes food and beverage.

Can i be allergy to hemp seeds?

Hemp seeds are an ideal replacement for people allergic to dairy or avoiding egg, gluten or soy. It can also be processed into milk substance. People are rarely allergic to hemp seeds. Btw, our hemp seed is non-GMO and gluten-free.

Hemp seeds side effects

Hemp seeds are low on leucine

Hemp seeds are low in amino acid leucine which is important for muscle building and repair. Also lysine content is too low. You could compensate for protein intake with beans and lentils.

Do not overeat hemp seeds

Hemp seeds are loaded with fat, hence eating large amounts of hemp may cause mild diarrhea. Eating large amounts of hemp seeds may increase the risk of bleeding if you take blood-thinning medications. Hemp seeds aren’t known in any drug interactions, however in the case of any concern check with your healthcare provider.

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