Hemp is everywhere at the moment, with more variety in product types than ever before.
The world of hemp products has gotten so diverse that it seems like there are now items available for every part of your body.
But that can’t be right, can it? How can there be hemp products for every single area of the body?
What Is in Hemp Products?
Hemp oil products are all incredibly diverse in their application method and appearance, but they are fundamentally similar.
They have all been designed to contain the precise quantity of phyto-elements within them, extracted from hemp plants.
Hemp plants are subjected to an extraction technique whereby the phyto-elements are removed and the plant matter is left behind.
This then creates hemp oil, which manufacturers use to infuse a variety of products with phyto-elements.
Being able to infuse any product with hemp extract has given rise to an enormous variety of items.
Hemp Products for the Skin
One of the most popular varieties, hemp products for the skin are usually referred to as topicals.
Topical products are designed to be used directly on the skin, which means that manufacturers suspend the hemp extract within moisturizing oils and lotions.
This is typically something like coconut oil, Shea, or almond butter; anything that is a viscous, thick liquid at room temperature and can be rubbed into the skin.
Users can employ most hemp topicals as effective moisturisers, as well as a way to take hemp every day.
Hemp products for the skin have a wide variety of subcategories, including hemp creams, hemp balms, and even hemp ointments. The main difference between all of them is primarily their intended effects, with some designed to help with pain and others intended for cosmetic purposes.
People also choose topical hemp products because of their well-known anti-inflammatory effects. Users can therefore target the source of inflammation directly, deciding where to apply the hemp topical based on their needs.
Hemp Products for the Hair
Though still broadly categorized as hemp topicals, some hemp products are designed to be applied to the hair. These items can replace your regular shampoo.
Hemp shampoos are definitely the more common option, though you may also encounter conditioners.
Hemp shampoos tend to contain many of the same ingredients as ordinary shampoos, albeit more focused on natural, organic ingredients and the inclusion of cannabinoids from hemp plants.
While it may seem strange, hemp shampoo is a great and easy way to add some hemp into your daily routine.
Hemp Products for the Lips
Hemp products for the lips are not a standard product, but they are available, and more and more people are starting to use them.
Hemp lip balm is a great way to help deal with chapped lips. As it sounds, it is a lip balm infused with hemp oil, designed to soothe and moisturise the lips.
Instead of dealing with uncomfortably dry and painful chapped lips, the user can just apply some hemp lip balm. Not only is it a great way to imbibe the phyto-elements within the lip balm, but it also encourages better healing and reduction of the surrounding inflammation, making it practical and pleasant at the same time!
Hemp Products for the Overall Body
For the rest of the body, there are hemp products that can do a bit of everything. Ingesting hemp in the form of an oil can be really helpful.
Oil products allow the user to take their desired quantity of hemp underneath the tongue.
Hemp oils are a speedy way to ingest the phyto-elements of hemp, allowing them to affect overall wellness.
By taking the oil under the tongue, the phyto-elements can be absorbed into the body sublingually, which is arguably a faster consumption method than taking hemp edibles or capsules.
The Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 (NDPS Act) outlaws the recreational use of cannabis in India
CBD oil manufactured under a licence issued by the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940 can be legally used in India, for medicinal purposes with a prescription, subject to specific conditions. Kindly refer to the same here for the legalities of use in India
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