Omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids are considered to be good for hair when taken as an oral supplement. Hemp seed oil has plenty of both. Researchers on the study also discovered that omega-3 and 6 fatty acids in combination with antioxidants prevented hair loss in participants who took them.
Clinical study reference: Effect of a nutritional supplement on hair loss in women - Caroline Le Floc'h 1, Ahsène Cheniti, Sophie Connétable, Nathalie Piccardi, Colombina Vincenzi, Antonella Tosti. PMID: 25573272 DOI: 10.1111/jocd.12127
Skin health/Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
Efficacy of dietary hempseed oil in patients with atopic dermatitis (Eczema) - Dietary hempseed oil caused significant changes in plasma fatty acid profiles and improved clinical symptoms of atopic dermatitis. It is suggested that these improvements resulted from the balanced and abundant supply of PUFAs in this hempseed oil.
Clinical study reference: MJ Dermatolog Treat. Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of Kuopio, Finland. 2005 Apr;16(2):87-94.
Study suggested it may improve hormone health in older women going through menopause and reduce their symptoms such as hot flashes, irritability, and depression. The emerging role of the endocannabinoid system in endocrine regulation and energy balance.
Clinical study reference: Endocrinology Unit, Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, Sant' Orsola-Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy, and Department of Physiological Chemistry, Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz, Germany
Metabolism/ Cholesterol Level
Study showed general increase in metabolism and lowering of overall blood cholesterol levels.
Clinical study reference: Hemp seed oil: A source of valuable essential fatty acids J. Deferne, David W. Pate Published 1996.