Hemp oil liposomalPharmaceuticals are often the first line of defense against depression, yet they don’t work for everyone, or may have side effects that are worse than the initial problem.

Some of us must turn to natural sources and make the best of what nature can provide. Fortunately, there is a lot we can do for depression, especially when you realize how much your brain needs essential fatty acids.

An up and comer in natural mental health is hemp oil, or liposomal hemp oil if you’re looking for maximum bio-availability.

Why Hemp Oil for Depression?

According to Hemp Therapy, “Of any food source found today, hemp has the best ratio of the essential Omega-6 and Omega-3 fatty acids required by humans. Because EFA’s make up a large portion of the brain, hemp is especially beneficial for brain health. Since the late 1970s, dozens of studies have shown the power of Omega-3 and/or Omega-6 fatty acids in preventing and treating many of these illnesses and conditions. Research has shown that a diet with a proper balance of Omega-6 to Omega-3 fatty acids may help delay or reduce the neurological effects of these diseases and improve the quality of life.”

In other words, your brain needs a balance of essential fatty acids to function properly and hemp oil may provide the best balance of these healing fats discovered to date.

Modern Brains Starved for Healthy Fat?

Probably. In the 2oth century, dieticians basically created a universal fat phobia. Most people still suffer from it, not understanding how essential fats are just that – essential! Low fat lifestyles may be the perfect set up for depression. Fat is too important to just eliminate from the diet or cut back significantly. Your brain needs essential fat to function. Check out: Why Low-Fat Diets Wreck Your Brain Health.

The world is waking up to what healthy (and remember *essential*) fatty acids can do for us. Thus, the wild increase in both sales and research on dietary fats. Hemp oil is one of the best sources because it contains the right balance of omega 3 and 6 fatty acids, as well as higher protein and other essential minerals.

Liposomal hemp oil may be offer the highest bio-availability of any hemp oil, as it has been proven to deliver it’s nutrient payload directly to your body’s cells, bypassing digestion. Read more on how liposomal technology works here.

References

Hemp Therapy: Natural Solutions for Depression & Anxiety Disorder. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://hemptherapy.blogspot.com/2012/04/natural-solutions-for-depression.html