What Is Hemp Oil?
CBD American Shaman DeZavala Ultra Concentrated Hemp Oil is derived from industrial hemp, a type of cannabis plant. Unlike marijuana which is bred for its THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) content — the element which gets you “high” — hemp oil has no psychoactive effect and has many health benefits.
Hemp has a varied and rich history. For example, it’s fiber is made into rope, twine and fabric. Historians have found evidence of hemp oil used as medicine dates as far back as 1500 BC in India, China and the Middle East. Fast forward to the United Kingdom in the late 1800s… did you know that Queen Victoria was prescribed cannabis for menstrual pain? From 1850 to 1937, the U.S. Pharmacopoeia listed cannabis as the primary medicine to treat more than 100 separate illnesses or diseases.
Healthy Inside & Out: The Many Benefits of Hemp Oil Use
Hemp Oil has been touted by researchers and doctors to be effective for illnesses and conditions.
Most notably, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, the chief medical correspondent for CNN, created a multi-part documentary entitled “Weed”. Based upon his research, Dr. Gupta changed his official stance on the medical benefits of marijuana, cannabis and hemp. The documentary followed several stories on how hemp and cannabis had profound positive effects on patients suffering from pain, seizures, multiple sclerosis, etc. – Source Here.
- Dr. Ruth Gallily, professor emerita of immunology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, studied how a cannabis strain was rich in anti-inflammatory and anti-anxiety properties – Source Here.
- Professor Mechoulam of Israel’s Weizman Institute of Science, was instrumental in getting a medical marijuana farm to develop a high cannabidiol and low-to-no THC strain of cannabis. – Source Here.