If you are looking for more information on Cannabis Sativa L. and its benefits, here is a non-exhaustive list of scientific publications:


The plant, the oil and its components:

Carlton E. Turner, Mahmoud A. Elsohly, Edward G. Boeren. Constituents of Cannabis sativa L. XVII. A Review of the Natural Constituents. J.Nat. production , (1980), 43 (2), pp 169–234.

B. Dave Oomah, Muriel Busson, David V. Godfrey, John CG Drover. Characteristics of hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) seed oil. Food Chemistry 76 (2002) 33–43.

JC Callaway. Hempseed as a nutritional resource: An overview. Euphytica 140: 65–72, (2004).

Gilbert Fournier. The chemotypes of hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) Interest for a breeding program. Agronomie, EDP Sciences, 1981, 1 (8), pp. 679-688.

Cary Leizer, David Ribnicky, Alexander Poulev, Slavik Dushenkov & Ilya Raskin. The Composition of Hemp Seed Oil and Its Potential as an Important Source of Nutrition, Journal of Nutraceuticals, Functional & Medical Foods (2000), 2: 4, 35-53.

Marcela Mihoc, Georgeta Pop, Ersilia Alexa and Isidora Radulov. Nutritive quality of romanian hemp varieties (Cannabis sativa L.) with special focus on oil and metal contents of seeds. Chemistry Central Journal (2012), 6: 122.



The fatty acids present in the oil:

Deferne, JL, & Pate, DW Hemp seed oil: a source of valuable essential fattyacids. Journal of the International Hemp Association, (1996) 3, 4-7.

Carla Da Porto, Deborah Decorti, & Andrea Natolino. Potential Oil Yield, Fatty Acid Composition, and Oxidation Stability of the Hempseed Oil from Four Cannabis sativa L. Cultivars. Journal of Dietary Supplements (2015), 12 (1): 1–10.

Harumi Okuyama, Tetsuyuki Kobayashi & Shiro Watanabe. Dietary fatty acids - The n6 / n3 balance and chronic elderly diseases. Excess linoleic acid and relative n3 deficiency syndrome seen in Japan. Prog. Lipid Res. (1997) Vol. 35, No. 4, pp. 409-457.

Simopoulos AP The importance of the ratio of omega-6 / omega-3 essential fatty acids. Biomed Pharmacother 56 (2002) 365–379.

Laurence S. Harbige. Dietary n-6 and n-3 fatty acids in immunity and autoimmune disease. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society (1998), 57,555-562.


The antioxidant compounds present in the oil:

Claude-Louis Leger. Vitamin E: current state of knowledge, role in cardiovascular prevention, bioavailability. OCL 2000; 7 (3): 258–265.

Mohamed Fawzy Ramadan, Joerg-Thomas Moersel. Screening of the antiradical action of vegetable oils. Journal of Food Composition and Analysis 19 (2006), 838–842.

Liangli Lucy Yu, Kequan Kevin Zhou, John Parry. Antioxidant properties of cold-pressed black caraway, carrot, cranberry, and hemp seed oils. Food Chemistry 91 (2005) 723–729.


The beneficial applications of the oil:


James. Callaway, Ursula Schwab, Ilkka Harvima, Pirjo Halonen, Otto Mykkanen, Pekka Hyvonen & Tomi Jarvinen. Efficacy of dietary hempseed oil in patients with atopic dermatitis. Journal of Dermatological Treatment. (2005); 16: 87–94.