What is hemp?
What does Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil do for the skin?
The Cannabis Sativa plant is a unique herb that has been used for centuries in everything from textiles to food to skincare. Cannabis Sativa contains around 80 cannabinoids which are active compounds, generally concentrated in the plant’s leaves. Hemp and marijuana are from the Cannabis Sativa species but due to each plant’s biological structure, they have several very distinctive and crucial differences.
In addition to THC, CBD—or Cannabidiol—is a non-psychoactive compound found in Cannabis sativa. While CBD generally has low levels of THC, they are higher than the amount found in Hemp.
The Cannabis sativa plant is a unique herb used in everything from textiles to food to skincare. Cannabis sativa contains about 80 cannabinoids which are active compounds that are generally concentrated in the plant’s leaves. Hemp and Marijuana are from the Cannabis sativa species but are genetically different and are used for different purposes.
Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil is derived from Hemp and used in skincare formulas to provide essential moisture and nourishment while helping strengthen skin’s barrier. Since it is derived from the stalks and seeds of the plant, Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil contains less than 0.3% THC making it non-psychoactive.
is an herbaceous oil known for its calming and soothing properties. Cold-pressed from Hemp Seeds, this concentrated oil is naturally green in color and composed of up to 90% omega fatty acids which are known to help nourish skin.
Sourced primarily from Germany, our Cannabis Sativa seeds are harvested from September to October. After harvest, the seeds are cleaned, then pressed using a mechanical cold pressing method before the final filtration and purification step.
Cannabinoids are active compounds produced in the Cannabis sativa plant and are generally concentrated in the plant’s leaves. Two of the most well-known Cannabinoids are THC and CBD.
Cannabis sativa seed oil : helps to improve the skin’s barrier, reduce visible redness, and relieve discomfort while calming and soothing skin.
Green oregano oil: known for its purifying benefits, and helping to relieve problem skin.
The MECCA View:
Uniquely formulated for skin prone to blemishes, visible redness and discomfort, this calming facial oil features 100% naturally derived* ingredients including cannabis sativa seed oil and green oregano oil to help treat the appearance and feeling of stressed skin. This soothing concentrate simultaneously works to balance hydration and strengthen the skin’s barrier.
*Kiehl’s consider ingredients to be naturally derived if they retain more than 50% of their molecular structure after being processed from a natural source.
Animal products, fragrance, silicone, parabens, sulfates.
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Direct from the brand:
“We created this 100% natural facial oil suitable for all skin types, while addressing unique needs of problem-prone skin. It’s lightweight, fast-absorbing and skin soothing qualities make it a staple for balanced and healthy looking skin.” – Nancy Ilaya, PhD, Kiehl’s Scientific Director