Do Hemp Oil Effectively Heal Skin?

Skincare has now become a buzz, with hemp-derived ingredients being the most popular one. In fact,   found primary or limited evidence that molecules and chemicals recovered in hemp oil may benefit skin health. Here’s how hemp can be used in treating different skin conditions.


Hemp oil, especially hemp seed oil, is rich in unsaturated fats like linoleic acid, γ-linoleic acid, and α-linoleic acid.

These three fatty acids help healing skin structure by retaining the skin moisture.  You can use them on dry, rough and flaky skin as it stimulates the fluidity of cell membranes in the skin. 

Hemp oil also encompasses omega-3 and six fatty acids, and people with omega deficiencies can result in rough, scaly skin.

Hemp helps treating Acne and scars

Hemp oil is packed with  various  mixtures and other  oil-reducing, anti-inflammatory, and antimicrobial properties that help recovering acne vulgaris.

Furthermore, variants of hemp oil like CBD, also help improve acne scars by reducing the healing period, boosting collagen stages, and stimulating other healing courses such as cellular turnover and regeneration.

It treats Inflammatory skin conditions

Hemp oil contains potent anti-inflammatory compounds, such as fatty acids, antioxidants, and CBD, that help reduce symptoms related to  inflammatory skin conditions, such as skin dryness, itchiness, and pain.

A 2014 review Trusted Source concluded that applying hemp oil may benefit people with:

  • atopic dermatitis
  • varicose eczema
  • acne rosacea

Reduced Aging Signs: 

Hemp also has anti-aging properties and reduces the sign of fine lines and wrinkles on the skin. It comprises of skin-soothing elements that limits the skin aging by:

  • Encouraging skin regeneration
  • Taming skin firmness and inflexibility
  • Lessening the looks of wrinkles and fine lines
  • Plummeting skin dullness and brightens up the skin
  • Retaining hydration of the skin
  • Increasing collagen creation

Hemp Teats Skin Infection: 

Hemp oil contains antimicrobial mixtures and antioxidants that help in destroying microbes, such as bacteria, virus, and fungi, that cause sickness.

It is packed with  compounds that help strengthen  the skin’s natural elasticity, making it harder for microbes to arrive at the skin and cause infection or disease.

UV Damage and Hyperpigmentation

Hemp holds both α-linoleic acid and linoleic acid, which help repair UV skin damage by accumulation of the elimination of melanin.

Both α-linoleic acid and linoleic acid can also help reduce hyperpigmentation or extreme skin darkening, which tends to arise with sun exposure by suppressing the creation of melanin. 


Those were some of the tried and tested uses of hemp oil. Let us know how you have used this magical oil for your skin in the comment section. 

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