Hemp Update

On 12 November 2017 the sale of hemp seed foods for human consumption was passed by the New Zealand Food Standards Code, however, we are still waiting for domestic laws to change which is very, very slow going. Apparently we are still about a month away from the sign off which hasn’t stopped inventive chefs around the country coming up with wonderful ways to cook with this incredible plant. Last month I attended a hemp …

 

hemp oil and seeds

 

Hemp Oil And Chronic Skin Conditions

Skin conditions such as psoriasis and eczema can be debilitating, and finding relief and the cause of the issue can be a long process. I’ve had mild psoriasis on and off for years; taking flaxseed oil helped but did not clear up the problem, then I found out about hemp seed oil capsules, which I’ve been taking for the last couple of years with great results. This article from The Hemp Farm is well researched and explains …

 

Bottle of essential oil lemon thyme ,thyme ,oregano,rosemary

 

Plant Oils: Gentle Skin Saviors

Our talented friend Steph from the Beauty Guru blog has shared her favourite natural-based winter skincare tips – including her favourite plant oils – to keep skin happy and hydrated. ECO BEAUTY WITH STEPH As the cooler months approach, I notice the skin on my face and body starts to feel a little parched. I’m switching up my regime and adding in some simple yet effective products to give my skin some extra hydration. Spending more time …

 

Hemp Seed Oil Vinaigrette

 

Hemp Seed Oil Vinaigrette

Summer’s almost here which for me means eating a lot more salads and what better way to get a daily dose of Hemp Seed Oil than in a yummy healthy vinaigrette? So this past weekend I thought I’d create one. After trying a few different concoctions, I came up with this nutty tangy dressing. I had it over spinach, Italian flat leaf parsley, feta, and toasted pumpkin seeds. The flavours combine perfectly to make such …

 

Hemp and Rosehip Face Cream on white kitchen bench

 

Green Goddess Hemp and Rosehip Face Cream

This week, I’m so excited to be soft launching our new Green Goddess Face Cream! It’s taken months of perfecting and now it’s time to see what our customers think. I love this lightly scented blend of Rosehip, Hemp Seed, and Almond oils. Add to that: Cacao Butter, Candelilla Wax, Zinc and Essential Oils and you have a super nourishing, healing cream packed full of antioxidants that will soothe and rebalance your skin whilst encouraging …