Viridian Organic Hemp Seed Oil 200ml
Vegan, Kosher, Organic
Viridian’s 100% Organic Hemp Seed Oil is certified organic by the Soil Association. An Optimum balance of essential fatty acids Omega-3 and Omega-6. Viridian’s Hemp seed is first cold pressed, solvent free and 100% vegan.
Directions: As a food supplement, take one to three teaspoons daily with food, or as directed by your healthcare professional. This highly nutritious oil can be added to fruit or vegetable smoothies, salad dressings, dips, soups or as a condiment drizzled onto vegetables, pasta, rice, potatoes etc… or just taken from the spoon.
Approx. 40 teaspoon per 200ml bottle
Each 5ml teaspoon provides approx:
|Organic hemp seed oil||100%|
|Linoleic acid (Omega 6)||2250mg|
|Alpha linolenic acid (Omega3)||750mg|
|Gamma linolenic acid (Omega 6)||115mg|
|Oleic acid (Omega 9)||700mg|
The 80% EFAs in hemp-seed oil is the highest total percentage among the common plants used by man. Flax comes a close second at 72% EFAs. The supreme nutritional benefits of hemp seed oil are mainly due to the perfect ratio of Omega-6 and Omega-3 fatty acids.
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NERVOUS SYSTEM, BEHAVIOUR & ADHD
One to three tsp daily or as recommended by a practitioner. Best taken with food.
Oil Profile – 1 tsp (5ml) provides
Linoleic acid – 2250mg (omega 6)
Gamma Linolenic Acid (GLA) – 115mg (omega 6)
Alpha linolenic acid – 750mg (omega 3)
Hemp seed oil has a ratio of 3:1 omega-6 to omega-3, which is the level suggested by the WHO and present in a healthy Japanese diet.
Potential applications: eczema, allergies, psoriasis, hypertension, acne, dry skin, dandruff, atherosclerosis, elevated cholesterol/triglycerides, rheumatoid/osteoarthritis, auto-immune disorders, fatigue, multiple sclerosis, learning difficulties, ADHD, infections, candida, and sports nutrition.
Pregnancy and lactation – essential fatty acids are key nutritional factors both before and during pregnancy. Organic hempseed oil provides a ‘toxin-free’ source of important EFAs which are ideally suited for those looking for suitable alternatives to fish oils.
Known contraindications: Those with gallbladder or liver disorders should introduce nutritional oils into their diets gradually.
Interactions: None known. However, nutritional oils may need to be carefully dosed in those taking anti-coagulant medications.
Useful links: hemp seed oil links well with, magnesium, vitamin B6, and a multivitamin/mineral in PMS cases.
Amazing fact: King Henry the Eighth passed a law making it compulsory to plant all spare land with hemp; such was its nutritional and commercial importance.