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Hemp seed (Cannabis seed) Cannabis sativae


Family: Moraceae

---Synonyms---Cannabis seed, hemp seed

Parts Used: Seed

Active Compounds:  Hemp Seed Oil contains small amounts of fatty acids - both GLA and ALA.



---Medicinal Action and Uses---

Laxative, antihypertensive.

Hemp seeds are used for constipation associated with dryness and yin deficiency. For external use, the seeds can be ground to a flour and applied as a poultice on sores and slow-healing wounds.
Hemp is used in many cosmetics, especially skin care products.


Hardhack Hardock Hawthorn Heartsease Hemp seed
Holy Thistle Honeysuckle flowers Hops Huckleberry Hydrangea
Hypericum Hyssop