Hemp Seeds - 200 Gms
Hemp seeds are very good for improving your metabolism and digestion, good for heart as it contains good and balanced amount of Omega 3 and Omega 6, and fiber, good for joint pains, muscles and a great aid in sleep. It is super rich in proteins, It has all essential amino acids required by human body. Good protein diet for vegetarians. Topically it is good for dermatitis and eczema.
Nxtgen Ayurveda Hemp seeds are super food as health supplements. Although marijuana comes from the same plant, hemp seeds only contain a trace amount of THC, the active ingredient in marijuana, and these will not get you high. In fact, these hemp seeds are safe and very healthy to have orally. Hemp seeds are a rich and balanced source of omega-6 and omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), it has an excellent 3:1 balance of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, which promote cardiovascular health.
Health benefits of Hemp Seed :
1. Arthritis and Joint Pain: Research has shown that hemp seeds can be helpful in relieving rheumatoid arthritis symptoms. A study published in the Journal of Ethnopharmacology took a look at hemp seed’s effects on arthritis. What researchers found was hemp seeds treatment lowered the survival rate of MH7A rheumatoid arthritis fibroblast-like synovial cells, and at certain doses, it even promoted cell death. They concluded that hemp seed has anti-arthritic effects, which can help patients suffering from its symptoms.
2. Weight Loss: Hemp is a natural appetite suppressant and can help you feel full longer and reduce sugar cravings. Some experts recommend that adding four tablespoons of the seeds to your breakfast will help curb excess hunger the entire day. This is partly due to the fiber in hemp seeds, which promotes satiety and in turn aids weight loss.
3. Maintains hormonal balance in Women and PMS: Hemp is a rich source of gamma-linolic acid (GLA), an omega 6 fatty acid. Studies have shown that GLA is useful in helping the body balance hormones. For women, supplementing with GLA can help ease premenstrual syndrome. They may also reduce cramping and pain during menstruation. Hemp is the only edible seed that contains gamma-linolenic acid, which is eventually converted to the protective hormone prostaglandin PGE1 that regulates the hormonal balance and supports menopausal health.
4. Hair, Skin, and Nails: Since hemp seeds are rich in proteins, it is considered very good for skin , hair and nails. Hair are nothing but dead protein.
5. Cancer: Hemp seed has a health fatty acid profile of omega-3 fats and GLA, hemp helps naturally balance inflammation levels and strengthen the immune system. The British Journal of Cancer reports that the THC in hemp seeds can stop and possibly reverse glioblastoma multiforme (a deadly form of brain cancer). The journal Breast Cancer Research and Treatment confirmed the THC in hemp seeds improved advanced-stage breast cancer. Researchers from the University of Rostock, Germany, discovered similar evidence that cannabinoids derived from hemp seeds can inhibit cancer growth and metastasis, particularly in lung cancer.
6. Heart Health: Some of the key ingredients in building a healthy heart include fiber, plant-based protein, healthy fats and eating less sugar. Hemp seeds help in doing all of those things. Research in animals and humans strongly suggests that hemp seeds can improve cardiovascular health and high blood pressure.
8. It’s A Great Source of Plant-Based Protein: Vegans and vegetarians sometimes have a tough time getting enough protein in their diets. Adding hemp seed is a great way to accomplish this as it provides a similar amount of protein to eating meat. Hemp seeds are complete protein source, something that’s very rare in the plant kingdom. That means Hemp has all the amino acids required by our body to synthesize.
9. Hemp Can Be Good For Diabetics: Due to its low carbohydrate and sugar content, hemp can be a great food additive for diabetics. The nutrients present in it can help moderate blood sugar levels.
10. Good for Birds and horses: Hemp seeds are good for seed eating birds and horses.
Recommended usage: 2-3 Teaspoon with salads.
Clinical article published in NCBI for the Good effect of hemp seed oil on Dermatitis: