Hemp Seed Oil?
Doggo owners are now beginning to realise the benefits of natural supplements and are incorporating them into their diets and regular wash. In this article we will explain the health benefits of hemp an ancient natural remedy for your dog.
In today’s market there are two main types of hemp oil available. As you start to explore the benefits of this amazing plant for your dog, you will have noticed how versatile the hemp plant is, and the essential nutrients available.
The difference between hemp seed oil and CBD hemp oil, is different.
- Hemp seed oil: derived from the seeds of the hemp plant through a manufacturing process called cold pressing. Hemp seed oil has no cannabinoids, meaning that hemp seed oil does not contain CBD or THC.
- Hemp oil (CBD):Cannabidiol oil, or CBD oil, comes from the stalks, flowers, and buds of the hemp plant. While hemp seed oil does not contain CBD and THC. Cannabidiol oil is a full or broad-spectrum oil, containing a wide range of cannabinoids.
Hemp seed oil does not contain psychoactive properties associated with THC, the ingredient that causes the high. According to holistic veterinarians questioned, both hemp oil and hemp seed oil contain plant compounds such as terpenes and phenols that offer additional health benefits.
How to use SilkyPawz Hempseed Oil for Doggo’s
Silkypawz hemp oil is sold as an oil called a tincture. Hempseed oil in tincture form comes with a dropper that is used to give a precise dose for your doggo. Use the dropper to put the oil under their tongue or against their cheek, considered to be the best method for effective dosing. Should doggo be uncomfortable taking the hemp oil in this way then you can drizzle it on a treat or your dog’s food.
Why You Should Give Your Doggo Hemp Oil
Hemp Reduces Anxiety
Hemp oil has had extensive studies on its effect for reducing stress and anxiety.
Should your doggo suffer from anxiety, hemp oil would be a fantastic way to keep him relaxed when they show signs of becoming uncomfortable from separation or noise phobias.
Hemp Oil can be beneficial in fighting cancer
Research shows hemp oil and other essential substrates in hemp have an anti-tumour effect. It has shown a capability to increase tumour cell death and stop cancer cells from growing.
Hemp oil can be a solid addition to your dog’s cancer prevention or treatment regime:
- Help the immune system’s cells to fight cancer cells
- Block cancer cells and their ability to produce energy
- Slow and inhibit glioma cell growth due to anti-tumour properties
- Integrate with conventional cancer treatment
Results from studies show that Hemp oil works well for pain. So well, in fact, that scientists are considering it as a treatment of chronic pain.
Studies show that help oil can be remarkably effective for reducing:
- Pain (neuropathy and nerve-related)
- Degeneration and premature aging caused by the impact of inflammation
- Acute pancreatitis
- General inflammation
- Irritable bowel disease
Autoimmune Disease and Chronic Inflammation
Decreases the production and release of inflammatory cytokines. That can cause allergies, hypersensitivity, and autoimmunity.
Chronic inflammation reduction, another important property of hemp oil that it can inhibit the production of macrophages that cause inflammation.
Hemp oil is also a powerful antioxidant. Researchers claim that hemp oil is a more powerful antioxidant than both vitamin C and E. Antioxidants fight free radical damage, which is a major cause of organ disease and premature aging.
The Nervous System
Hemp oil shows much promise for degenerative spinal and other spine and nerve issues. This is due to its ability to protect cells in the brain from toxic substances. For senior dogs, hemp oil can also protect the brain from cell death caused by free radicals and toxins.
Research studies show Hemp can be beneficial for heart health, and claim it can:
- Repair damaged blood vessels and correct irregular heart rates
- Dilate the arteries and provide protection to blood vessels from damage
- Heart rate and blood pressure reduction associated with stress and anxiety
Perfect balance of omega oils
Striking the correct omega balance is essential as it helps the body effectively absorb more nutrients. Hemp seed oil has a perfect balance of Omega 3, 6 & 9, these essential fatty acids, antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals are extremely important from a health perspective.
It is important to provide your doggo with a well-balanced diet as your doggo will get the all the essential fatty acids they need as they are unable to produce their own omega naturally. These essential omega fatty acids can support regulation of blood pressure and inflammatory response and offer a range of other benefits such as: soothing common skin irritation, allergies, cognitive function, joint health and supporting coat conditioning.
High in antioxidants
Hemp seed oil comes naturally packed with a multitude of nutrients such as minerals, vitamins, and antioxidants. Specifically, there is a significant amount of the antioxidant Vitamin E that provides immunity, disease prevention, cell renewal and the functionality of numerous organs in the body.
Overall wellbeing and stomach health
Hemp seed oil is a great alternative to consider if your doggo suffers from a sensitive stomach that is easily upset by the introduction of new foods into the diet.
This highly digestible oil is packed with (GLAs) Gamma-Linolenic Acid, an equally beneficial component that supports and aids common digestive issues.
Safe For Dogs – Absolutely
Introducing hemp oil into your doggo’s life is the healthy alternative herb. Its diverse health benefits are now becoming more accepted by pet owners and holistic vets. Even when taken in higher doses hemp is rendered to be safe with so many studies showing the health benefits of hemp oil.
Should your doggo be on a course of medication, you should consult with your holistic vet before using hemp oil, to be sure that it can be combined as it is important to know that using hemp oil can decrease the activity of many prescription drugs.
If your dog is on medication, it does not mean you cannot give hemp oil, it is safest to check with your vet first.
Not just for Doggo's, it's also good for Catto (if you're into that sort of thing!)