While much of the hemp industry has been focusing on isolated cannabidiol and hemp fiber, few have been talking about hemp juice.
But what exactly is hemp juice? How is it used? What are its main benefits? And why is it suddenly in the spotlight?
If you’re asking these questions, this essential hemp juice guide should come in handy.
What is Hemp Juice?
Hemp juice is a non-psychoactive juice obtained from cold-pressing the upper part of the hemp plant and leaves. It shouldn’t be confused with hemp oil or hemp milk.
Hemp oil (or hemp seed oil) is the oil that has been extracted from hemp seeds and is usually rich in omega fatty acids, proteins, and vitamin E. Hemp milk, on the other hand, is made by soaking and grind hemp seeds in water. It resembles the typical milk in color, flavor, and texture.
How is Hemp Juice Used?
Hemp juice comes with many benefits. Here are some of its main uses:
While hemp juice is a beverage in itself, it can also be used in other non-alcoholic and alcoholic drinks. It particularly suited for relaxing soft drinks thanks to its calming effect.
For centuries, hemp has been used for traditional medicines. Today, it’s cannabinoid content has proven to be useful in treating a wide range of conditions such as PTSD, Parkinson’s Disease, fibromyalgia, and more.
CBD hemp juice is rich in a range of nutrients including proteins, vitamins, cannabinoids, minerals, polyphenols, and unsaturated fatty acids – and this makes it a superfood. It’s can be a healthy alternative to various processed foods including protein powder and vitamin supplements.
Thanks to its high polyphenol, protein, and vitamin content, hemp juice can be used in skin creams. What’s more, it’s soothing effect can help manage skin conditions such as neurodermatitis.
Hemp juice can help intensify the flavor of various foods such as salads, smoothies, pastries, and more. It’s commonly used to reduce sweetness or saltiness in dishes without compromising on the flavor.
Hemp Juice vs. CBD Oil
Hemp juice is regarded as high-quality organic food. It has recently gained popularity thanks to its high CBD content and its ability to mix nicely with other drinks and foods. Since it isn’t psychoactive, it’s a safe product for all types of people. The juice is rich in zinc, magnesium, selenium, phosphorus, and iron.
With its high nutritional value, incorporating hemp juice in your diet can significantly boost your health and immune system over time. What’s more, frozen hemp juice still contains numerous nutrients, making it easy to store.
On the other hand, cannabidiol (CBD) is one of the over 100 cannabinoids (chemical compounds) found in the hemp plant. Since it’s non-psychoactive, it offers quick relief from pain and other symptoms without the mind-altering effects of THC.
To make CBD oil, CBD is usually isolated and extracted from the hemp plant and then diluted with carrier oils like castor oil, hemp oil, or coconut oil. One of the downsides of CBD oil production is that it is time- and labor-intensive. What’s more, the process doesn’t make use of about 97% of the plant, resulting in unnecessary wastage.
Have You Tried Hemp Juice?
If you’ve never had hemp juice, this would be the best time to try and enjoy its health benefits. A lot of online hemp companies produce organic hemp juice in various flavors. Enjoy some today.
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