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hemp

Marijuana, see there.
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It denied rumors that hempseed oil has any narcotic properties.
The joint advisory also ordered all manufacturers, sellers, distributors and importers of consumer products to declare in their labels or in writing to FDA or PDEA the sources of hempseed oil products or their varieties and derivatives for investigation and verification.
With the growing recognition of the health benefits of hempseed oil, discussed below, hemp seed production has been increasing.
(Northbrook, IL), Mountain Rose Herbs (Eugene, OR) and Hilary's Eat Well (Lawrence, KS) each offer one or more of the following hemp-containing products: omega fatty acids in a variety of formats (including capsules, chewables, emulsions and softgels), plant proteins, hempseed oils (even some that are kosher certified), hulled hemp seeds and burgers.
Hempseed oil has a very interesting polyunsaturated fatty acid composition, said Fern ndez-Arche, because it has an optimal omega-6 to omega-3 ratio of about 3 to 1.
They did a detailed analysis of a portion of hempseed oil. They found it has a variety of interesting substances, such as sterols, aliphatic alcohols and linolenic acids, that research suggests promote good health.
That amount would be provided by 1/2 tablespoon corn oil, soybean oil, walnut oil, or hempseed oil. It would take 1 tablespoon of canola oil, 1.5 tablespoons of safflower oil, or 2 tablespoons of olive oil to meet NRC recommendations.
Hempseed oil is an excellent source of essential fatty acids, delivering a healthful balance of omega-6 to omega-3 fats.