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cannabis sativa seed oil capsules side effects

Almost everything we use in our diet to prevent or manage health problems has some risks or side effects, and hemp oil is no exception. Firstly it is important to note that the negative side effects of hemp oil are rare and some may only occur in extreme cases, and they can maybe be considered minor in comparison to the side effect of pharmaceuticals. To date, there have been no reported cases of toxicity from the ingestion of hemp seed oil. Let’s look at a few side effects that may be brought about by hemp oil.

It’s highly recommended to consult your doctor while consuming Hemp oil, especially if you’re on cardiac glycosides or diuretics.

What Are The Potential Side Effects Of Hemp Oil?

While there are a few side effects, the positive effects of hemp oil win against these.

Small portions can be stimulating and positively improve focus and mood. But higher doses may lead to drowsiness and fatigue. This is one of the reasons why people prefer using it in their night-time routine.

If you’re living in the UK it’s completely legal to find, purchase, and consume this oil. However, the availability and legality of hemp oil in the US are complex and confusing due to the complicated relationship between state and federal legislation.

A 2016 study discovered that GLA has very strong anti-inflammatory properties and has a “great potential to dampen [the] inflammatory processes and improve signs and symptoms of several inflammatory diseases.”  

Hemp seeds contain the perfect 3-to-1 ratio of omega-6 to omega-3 fatty acids, which is considered the optimal ratio for heart and brain health. This ratio is difficult to attain in the Western diet, as most foods contain far too many omega-6 fatty acids (like vegetable oil) and not nearly enough omega-3 fatty acids (such as salmon and other wild-caught, cold-water fish).

Hemp Seeds

Hemp has been used to treat a variety of health conditions, but there is not enough clinical research data to back up the claims that hemp is safe or effective to treat many illnesses. These include:  

Hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) is cultivated for making a wide range of products including foods, health products, fabric, rope, natural remedies, and much more. The various parts of the hemp plant are used to make different products.

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