What are the many health benefits of hemp seeds? Yes, hemp seeds are the seeds of the plant Cannabis sativa, the same plant that gives us marijuana. Personally, as a scientist, I would have everybody enjoying hemp seeds. They have many health benefits. If, you are a man struggling Benign Prostate Enlargement, they should be your go to health supplement, The seeds of the Cannabis sativa plant can help to reduce this painful and uncomfortable condition. Add Saw Palmetto to your treatment plan, and you have a match made in heaven.
I am a keen user of hemp seeds and it is added to our breakfast every day. We may start our day with a healthy bowl of berries, but no breakfast is complete without hemp seeds. This applies to our noisy parrot as well, she loves her oily hemp seeds. Let’s take a little closer look at this little power house of health.
For the love of Hemp seeds
We often forget that Cannabis sativa is a first of all a herb. Many herbs, such as heather and hemp, have certain effects. When we smoke marijuana we may feel light headed, but hemp does have a lot of health benefits. Can we get the same health benefits from hemp seeds? Not all of them, but certainly many of them.
What is so special about hemp?
Shinto priests in Japan have long been adding hemp seeds to their holy foods called asanomi. According to Japanese tradition, hemp seed can make you see better and make you more clear headed. The oil in hemp seed do seem to have some unique properties, and it has been proven that it can indeed increase blood flow to the back of the eye. It is very difficult to be able to do this, but hemp seem to do so naturally.
Well, what about the feeling of a clear head? That can be explained as well. Hemp seed oil does not only help the blood to circulate better, but it also help the neurons in our brains to form better connections. It is interesting to note that most regular users of hemp seed seem to be more relaxed, and often do not have high blood pressure. It seems that the essential fatty acids contained within the seed can do so much more than to give us better eye sight,
A lot of people living in the Western world suffer from nutritional deficiencies. We may not be skinny or underweight, but that doesn’t mean that we are healthy. The food that we eat is often of poor quality. A lot of the food is over produced and full of additives. Many additives damage the raw or basic ingredients of the food, and reduce the nutritional value.
Did you know that even a small handful of hemp seeds are packed with many of the vitamins, minerals and trace elements that we miss out on a daily basis. We can help ourselves by adding hemp seeds our food. The best time to eat them is in the morning, and you should try to eat them with perhaps fruit. This will make it easier for the body to absorb them, and give you the best possible start to your day.
The oil is hemp seed is also high in anti-inflammatory properties. It seems to be an oil which can work together with the body on many levels. Hemp seed oil is just as effective for treating painful joints with arthritis to treating conditions such as IBS. Many people with bowel problems suffer from problems digesting food, the oil in hemp seed can help them to digest their food better.
Adding hemp seeds to your diet is not difficult. This is a very durable seed so you can actually roast it in the oven. Even after it has been roasted, it will contain many of its nutritional components.
Hemp seeds also make a great addition to stews and casseroles, and you can even add it to soups. In the Ming dynasty in China it appear to have been added to almost every dish, perhaps we should do the same.
The best way though, is to eat it as unaltered as possible. This is one of the reasons I like to add it to my breakfast. I also find that it gives my breakfast a great texture, and adds flavor. But, you need to figure out how you would like to enjoy the health benefits of hemp seeds.