5 . Reduce Arthritis Pain – Hemp oil capsules are among the recommended oils for long term use in people with arthritis pain. The oil reduces joint pain and lubricates the stiff joints. It can be used in cooking or can be consumed directly.
1 . Reduce Risk of Heart Disease – Hemp seeds or hemp seed oil is found to reduce blood pressure, decrease the risk of blood clot formation and also helps recover after an heart attack.
Bhanga (cannabis/hemp) seeds are used as a flavouring agent in the Uttarakhand Hills. The seeds are roasted and ground to a paste with jaggery, green chillies and garlic. This paste is used to season a host of vegetables, especially gaderi, arbi, cauliflower and spinach. The flavour of the seeds comes out when roasted. An alternative is to extract the liquid for flavour, discarding the coarse hull. Besides the Bhang seeds are also used to make the delicious Pahari Bhang ki chutney.
3 . Boost Immunity – The seeds are a rich source of globulin and omega- 3 fatty acids, and provide the body with immunoglobulins that make disease fighting antibodies. The omega-3 fatty acids helps in fighting inflammation in the body.
WAYS TO INCLUDE HEMP SEEDS IN DIET
Bhang seeds are packed with minerals such as phosphorus, potassium, sodium, magnesium, sulfur, calcium, iron and zinc, vitamins such as Vitamin E, B12, B6, D and high quality digestible protein. They are enriched with all 20 amino acids (including the 9 essential amino acids that are not naturally produced by the human body). They have also been found to be the richest plant source of fatty acids like omega 3 and omega 6, surprisingly even more than that present in flax seeds.
Often consumed as a delicacy during Holi, it might come as a surprise to you that Bhang seeds are known world over for their medicinal uses and health benefits.The use of hemp seeds dates back to centuries.The oil from these seeds was used as a medicine (laxative) in China. The seeds are packed with all the essential vitamins and minerals needed by the body for its vital functions.
Hemp fibers are primarily used for textiles, paper, building materials, and other industrial products. Raw materials such as hurds, or shives, are short woody fibers typically found inside the stalk. They’re used for making bedding materials, absorbents, particleboard, ceiling panels, compost, and other industrial products.
Some of the earliest known prolific uses of hemp began in China about 10,000 BCE, where it was used for making clothing, rope, and paper. The Yangshao people, who lived in China from roughly 5,000 BCE, wove hemp and pressed it into their pottery for decorative purposes. From about 5,000 to 300 BCE, the plant was also grown in Japan and used for fiber and paper.
What is hemp used for?
Hemp seeds are rich in protein, dietary fiber, vitamins, and minerals. They contain an optimal ratio of omega-6 to omega-3 fatty acids for healthful consumption. A 2008 study also found that hemp proteins are more digestible for humans than common soy protein isolates (SPIs) used in food products. Hemp seeds can be used as food directly or via oil produced from them. Seeds can also be ground up for flour or mixed with water to create hempseed milk.
Depending on the desired final product, hemp cultivars are chosen based on several factors, including:
There’s the added bonus of increased bioavailability. Through the act of inhalation, your bloodstream absorbs CBD much faster than it would after eating an edible or using a tincture under your tongue. Your body will also have access to a lot more of the CBD in the smoke or vapor when it’s inhaled. When consumed, a CBD edible goes through the digestive tract, and some of the potency is lost in the process.
The seeds are very nutritious and high in protein, magnesium, good fats, calcium iron and fights cholesterol build up. hemp seeds can be toasted and added to salads, pancakes, breads and so much more. the hemp oil can be used for cooking as well as for salad dressings.
The entire cannabis plant is a rich & cheap source of fibre and this fibre is used to make clothes, bags, shoes and a lot of high end manufacturers use it to make inside good panels of the cars. Hemp fibre is also used to make sound proof material for interiors.
Bhang or Hemp Or Cannabis or marijuana plant grows wild like a weed. The seeds of the plant called Bhang ke Beej or Hemp seeds are very nutritious and used to make a variety of things. The seeds have no psychoactive properties unlike its leaves. In India hemp seeds are used to prepare hemp oil, also the inside almond of the hemp seed makes hemp milk which is a good substitute for vegans.
Bhang Ki Chutney is easy, very tasty and safe to eat for all including children. In Uttarakhand it is eaten with main meal and some times just rolled with madua(ragi or finger millet) roti.