Cannabis has been used for recreational and medicinal purposes across the globe. As the consumption of cannabis as CBD oil, strains, juices, edibles increase, there is also an increased trend of eating raw marijuana seeds.
The seeds have been proven to contain various health benefits that the world is yet to know much about, and they are available in a variety of strains. They have a light, nutty flavor and can be consumed raw, cooked or toasted. When sprinkled over yogurt, oatmeal or salads, they make for a nutritious meal that you can’t resist.
Here are 5 reasons you should be munching on these nutritious seeds daily.
1. Healthy heart and brain
Like fish oils, hemp seeds are enriched with Omega -3 and Omega -6 fatty acids in a 3:1 ratio. Omegas are essential to produce the protein which is the basic building block of life. Cannabis seeds come handy for people who are looking for an alternate source to fish for Omegas. Moreover, these cannabis seeds have all the vitamins you need.
The omega-3 fatty acids present in these seeds enhance a healthy heart and brain functioning. A high Omega diet protects the brain against mental disorders, dementia, and the onset of Alzheimer’s. Having Omega-3 helps in relaxing blood vessels and maintains blood pressure in our body.
2. Reduces Symptoms of PMS and Menopause
Marijuana seeds contain Gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), which helps in producing
prostaglandin E1 that can help in minimizing the effects of prolactin. Prolactin is critical for treating PMS symptoms as proven by studies.
Some studies also suggest that GLA regulates symptoms of menopause like hormonal imbalances and inflammation. You can use CBD oil prepared from the best marijuana seeds like Pineapple Kush Seeds, that contains essential fatty acids to fight depression, irritability and fluid retention associated with PMS.
3. Helps with weight management
Roast and combine these tasty hemp seeds as a topping for your snack ((kale chips make for an amazing combination) or munch on a handful of these seeds for a filling snack without even altering the flavor of your food. It’s good for those who are looking to cut down on meals to lose a few kilos. Marijuana seeds can be taken as a supplement if you wish to bulk up too.
Whole marijuana seeds contain both soluble and insoluble fiber which aids in better digestive health. Soluble fiber regulates sugar and cholesterol levels whereas insoluble fibers make a smooth passage of food and waste materials through the gut.
4. Health Booster
Cannabis seeds have proven to be extremely beneficial to your health. It’s a rich source of protein that helps in bodybuilding. It also fits excellently in a vegan diet as a quality plant-based protein supplement.
Health facts state that marijuana seeds are widely used by athletes and fitness professionals as they provide a low-carb and low-fat meal, a convenient alternative to meat.
5. Helps in dealing with Depression and Anxiety
Medical marijuana seeds have been used for centuries to treat depression effectively. Medical marijuana can treat depression and anxiety disorders as well as help control conditions such as insomnia and epileptic fits.
Cannabis seeds have been proven to work effectively as a muscle relaxant and in controlling and balancing the nervous system. This is due to low doses of marijuana strains that increase the levels of serotonin in the brain, which is the one responsible for improving one’s mood.
The medicinal effects of Cannabis seeds have been proven to be very effective. But there are certain limitations to handling marijuana as it could be easily misused. They might just be one of the few superfoods that provide wholesome nutrition for your overall wellbeing.
For starters, you can try the Northern Lights cannabis seeds that are an Indica-dominant strain which gives a soothing-smooth effect that will ensure you some real relaxation. It tempts a powerful heavy-body high that makes you want to sink into your couch and stay in there, nestled and tucked in.