The Hemp Plant
Hemp’s been around since 2800 BC when it was discovered in China, even then it was already well known that the plant provided pain-relieve. Hemp cultivation became popular in Europe by the16th century. So this is an ancient plant with a long tradition of medicinal use.
Hemp contains various types of fatty acids, plus antioxidants and phospholipids. Without boring you with all the scientific details, all you need to know is that it contains the perfect balance of Omega 3,6 and 9.
Bugsy's Hemp Seed Oil is cold pressed so there’s minimal processing involved. Just 15ml contains 94% of your dog's daily requirement.
5 Reasons by Hemp Seed Oil is good for your dog (and humans)
Managing arthritis pain and inflammation: the Journal of Arthritis and Rheumatism published a study showing that hemp seeds, particularly the GLA contained in these seeds, are able to significantly reduce arthritis symptoms.
Reducing skin allergies: Hemp seed oil has been shown to provide an important nutrient to help manage atopic dermatitis. Keeping moisture in the skin, leading to suppler skin and a smoother coat.
The Omega-3s in our Hemp Seed Oil can lower inflammation and control chronic inflammation that’s happening in your Dog’s body.
Long-term chronic inflammation may lead to:
- Inflammatory bowel disease
- Heart disease
- Liver or kidney disease
Adding hemp seed oil to your dog’s diet can therefore help prevent these diseases.
The dietary Phospholipids found in the Hemp seed oil have been found to provide these benefits:
- Managing inflammation and arthritis pain
- Reducing gastric acid
- Inhibiting tumour growth in cancer
- Lowering cardiovascular disease risks
- Improving cognitive disorders and brain health
- Boosting immune function
- Repairing liver damage
A much better alternative to fish oil. Heat is required to produce fish oil, this process makes fish oil unstable and can cause inflammation in your dog. The very condition we are trying to avoid!! Also, Fish oil can contain mercury, radiation and other contaminants which doesn’t take a science degree to know is bad for us and your pets.
Bugsy’s Hemp Seed Oil on the other hand is cold pressed, it is grown without pesticides or other toxins.
How Much Hemp Oil
If you’re feeding beef or other ruminants, here’s how much hemp oil to give your dog:
- Under 10kg: 1 teaspoon once or twice daily
- 10-20kg: 2 teaspoons once or twice daily
- Over 20kg: 1 tablespoon once or twice daily
Try some hemp oil for your dog and let him reap the rewards of this ancient plant!