Hemp Carrier Oil Explained

What is a carrier oil and what is it used for? 

Carrier oils are important to CBD because they help dissolve the cannabinoid’s molecules so they can be absorbed by the body. They help to dilute the compounds for easier dosing and many carrier oils provide additional therapeutic benefits in their own rights. MCT oil, avocado oil, olive oil, and hemp seed oil are the common carrier oils in today's market. Our oil uses hemp seed as we feel this adds to creating the most beneficial impact from the CBD, helping also to provide the full entourage effect. (explained more fully under the heading What is the entourage effect)

The biggest benefits of hemp-seed oil

Aside from the environmental benefits, hemp seed oil also offers health advantages to consumers. Due to the way that the oil is extracted, the oil retains its high omega-3 fatty acid. In contrast, MCT oil has no omega 3s. Omega 3s are a vital fatty acid. They can be used to fight disease and have inflammatory properties. Inflammation has been linked to serious health conditions such as cancer and heart disease. MCT oil includes a different type of fat that may cause stoke inflammation.

The carrier (organic cold-pressed hemp seed oil) is rich in omega acids, antioxidants (Vitamin E), carotene, phytosterols, phospholipids, and minerals, such as calcium, magnesium, sulfur, potassium, phosphorus, iron, and zinc.