Hemp Oil (Hemp Seed Oil) is obtained by pressing the hemp seeds which are manufactured from varieties of Cannabis sativa plant that does not contain the ‘high ingredient’ which is THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol). The manufacturing includes cleaning the hemp seeds to 99% before pressing the oil. The hemp seed oil has amazing benefits for skin and hair and should not be counted the same as CBD oil is generally made from the leaves and stems of a plant.

So, What are the Hemp Oil Benefits on the Skin?

Hemp seed oil is getting popular in India and especially in the beauty industry due to the number of benefits it provides to skin and hair. This oil is believed to offer numerous benefits to enhance and soothe your skin.

Here we did some research, and you will be amazed by looking at some of the benefits of hemp oil on skin and hair.

Hemp seed oil benefits for skin

5 Important Hemp Oil Benefits for Skin

1.             Moisturize

It moisturizes the skin and controls oil production, which could block skin pores. This aspect of hemp oil makes it suitable for all skin types, especially in countries like India, and thereby hemp seed oil is a beautiful ingredient and a product itself that has immense benefits and can be used in skin and hair care.

2.             Gets Quickly Absorbed

Hemp oil has a lightweight consistency and quickly gets absorbed into the skin. It does not leave the skin feel oily and just gives a radiant shine to it.

3.             Good for Sensitive Skin

As the Hemp oil is very mild and gentle, it may be a good choice for people with sensitive skin.

4.             Has Anti-Ageing Properties

The hemp seed oil contains an abundance of fatty acids like omega-6 and omega-3 and vitamins like Vitamin E, Vitamin D, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B2 that makes it a good choice for skin nourishment and protecting it from inflammation, oxidation, and other causes of aging like fine lines and wrinkles.

5.            May help with Skin Disorders

Hemp Oil can be used for a variety of skin disorders like acne, dryness, psoriasis, and eczema.

Hemp oil benefits for skin

5 Important Hemp Oil Benefits for Hair and Scalp

In regions like India, where the temperature can be extremely high and low, people face issues like dryness in the scalp which damages both hair and scalp. Sometimes you might also notice acne on the scalp which generally is caused due to the excess sebum on the scalp surface. So, it is very important to keep the scalp well moisturized without leaving extra oil on the surface and as we know hemp seed oil already has tremendous benefits for skin and hair.

So, let us now look at some of the benefits of hemp oil for hair and scalp.

Hemp seed oil for hair

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1.            Moisturize

Hemp Seed Oil helps and benefits in moisturizing the hair and scalp. With the use of this oil, your hair will experience less water loss. This will help your scalp to remain hydrated and prevents dryness.

2.             Prevents Sticky and Damaged Hair

Help Oil not only fits in dry weather but also gets quickly absorbed into your skin all year long and prevent the chances of getting the hairs sticky and damaged.

3.             Helps in Hair Growth

Since our hair is comprised of keratin, about 90% of it is protein. Many people in countries like India experience hair loss due to a lack of protein. Those who are facing this problem including the damaged scalp, can make use of hemp seed oil as this oil help in boosting blood circulation through the scalp and nourishes the hair follicles to make a way for them for good hair growth.

4.             Strengthen the hair

Most of the women in India face problems like split ends, which further leads to hair breakage. If you are facing such a problem, a plant-based substance like Hemp Oil can help by strengthening the hair. Hemp Seed Oil is rich in proteins, fatty acids, and GLA (Gamma linoleic acid) which helps your hair gaining the strengthening it requires.

5.            Nourishment with Fatty Acids

Omega Fatty Acids present in Hemp Oil can do wonders. The oil contains Omega 9 which helps in restoring the moisture in hair and scalp. Whereas, Omega 3 and Omega 6 helps in protecting and the nourishment of hair.


Several studies have suggested that Hemp Seed Oil shows huge benefits and promise in treating many skin and hair problems. It may help in treating acne, atopic dermatitis, eczema, etc. Hemp oil does contains anti-inflammatory properties also. Although scientific testing has not verified all the claims, still hemp seed oil has been reported to protect, heal, and repair skin and hair by the users.

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