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Why Hemp?

Hemp has been used for thousands of years around the world due to its versatility, healing powers and nutritional profile. There are uncountable articles and studies which showcase different benefits and variations of use for this magical plant.

In our case, Industrial Hemp or simply “Hemp" is a strain from the family cannabinacea that does not contain the famous THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) which is responsible for the high effect commonly known from the other member of the family - marijuana.

Hemp has been legal for human consumption in New Zealand for a while now so 1) it is perfectly safe and 2) there is no need to worry about getting in trouble for purchasing the goods you’ll see here.

Hemp seed oil has many health benefits, it is known to nourish our organs in general with a natural boost of vitamins, minerals, omegas 3, 6 and 9 and other important nutrients. For the skin (which is the biggest of our organs) Hemp Seed oil plays an important role in maintaining the hydrolipidic film, which prevents skin dehydration and keeps the skin healthy against chemicals and dirt from our day to day life.

Still related to our skin, there are studies and evidence based information available that showcase:

  • It relieves itching and calms irritation, it leaves the skin smoother and softer.
  • Excellent results against skin diseases such as atopic dermatitis, rosacea, rosacea, psoriasis, eczema or acne, this oil helps in reducing the various symptoms of these diseases.
  • Rich in omega-3 and 6, it has a very powerful anti-inflammatory power to relieve pain or discomfort in sensitive  super dry skin.
  • By promoting the production of healthy cells, hemp seed oil also contributes to prevent the skin from signs of ageing.  HEMPHEMPHOORAY!!!

When it comes to Hemp facts and the Anti-Ageing property: Hemp seed oil contains unsaturated omega-3 and 6 fatty acids and thanks to these ingredients, the oil can help restore skin elasticity and freshness, protecting the skin from the signs of ageing. It also helps in the production of collagen, which works to maintain the smoothness of the skin.

Perhaps the strongest effect of hemp seed oil is its ability to limit the appearance of wrinkles and leaves the skin supple and plump. Its antioxidant properties make it a very popular care for dry and sensitive skin.

Having a regular topical use, it strengthens the epidermis and considerably improves the elasticity of the skin.

So based on all the information available, our passion for our Nature’s healing powers and the access to such premium natural ingredients right here in Aotearoa why not to make the best hemp-based skincare you possibly can?

We got a group of local artisans, hemp enthusiasts and herbalists on a mission to provide you with a rich and high quality range of natural hemp-based products.

Our hemp is organic and NZ grown and we also source the rest of our ingredients with trusted local suppliers

Our products are packed on glass jars and cardboard boxes as it wouldn’t make sense to have a range with natural products fully wrapped in plastic, so we’re trying our best to come up with eco-packaging for our goodies too.

Why Hemp? Why not?