Hemp For Dogs & Cats - Healthy Alternative?

Hemp For Dogs & Cats - Healthy Alternative?

Alternative TherapiesLet’s talk about ............Hemp for your petsCBDorHemp?“It’s all the same”,well actually it isn’t!CBD and hemp seed oil both come from the hemp plant known as Cannabis sativa orindustrial hemp. But they are two different things,with many different purposes.CBD (cannabidiol) oil comes from the stalks, leaves and buds of the hemp plant. It’s usedtherapeutically to help manage many health conditions ... such as pain, inflammation,anxiety, seizures and even cancer.Hemp (or hemp seed) oil comes from the seeds of the hemp plant and is a nutritionalsupplement. The seeds contain very little CBD but are rich in nutrients that also have manyhealth benefits.Hemp is asustainablecrop that’s easy to grow in many different climates and soil typesinfact it’s said to grow like a weed!The Health Benefits of Hemp in petsHemp contains various types of fatty acids, plus antioxidants and phospholipids. Gamma linolenicacid (GLA) is an omega-6 fatty acid in hemp that’s especially valuable.Unlike many other foods, hemp is easilydigestible by the body and shown to aid thesystem in anyrecovery work it needs to do, aswell as for the maintenance of good health.Hemp seed oil contains an ideal 1 to 3 ratio ofOmega-3 (alpha linolenic acid) toOmega-6(linoleic acid) fatty acids. A good balance of these fats is vital for health because they worksynergistically in the body.Omega-6 andOmega-3 fats work together to manage inflammation in the body. Too muchOmega-6 turns on the hormones that raise inflammation. Too much omega-3 can causeimmune dysfunction.Inflammation isn’t always bad. It’s an important part of the body’s healing response to injuryor disease. Omega-6 fats increase inflammation to help the body recover.Omega-3slower inflammation and control chronic inflammationin the body.Omega-3 fats also benefit theeyes, brain, skin, heart, bone, joints and immune system. Theypromote good blood flow and improve overall organ function.Hemp has had some great results in improving the overall health aspects of dogs and cats, including:Joint healthSkin & CoatImmune & digestive systemsPlus many more, ask about it today at your local Just For Pets independent pet store.

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