THC, or Tetrahydrocannabinol, is a cannabinoid and the primary psychoactive component found in Marijuana. Marijuana typically averages 10% THC—well above the amount found in Hemp.
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.
Kiehl’s & Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil
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.
In keeping with our apothecary heritage, Kiehl’s chemists gained inspiration from the traditional and medicinal applications of Hemp-Derived Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil. Our 100% naturally derived* concentrate has been carefully formulated with 60% Hemp-Derived Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil and helps visibly reduce redness, relieve the feeling of discomfort and calm stressed skin. Non-acnegenic, our Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil Herbal Concentrate is uniquely formulated for problem skin types—including oily, sensitive and blemish-prone.
Cultivated for use in everything from agriculture to food to skincare, Hemp is a multi-purpose ingredient with a range of benefits. Hemp is a well-known fiber used in clothing, textiles, and paper. Hemp oil and seeds also find their way into foods like granola and salad dressing. A rich source of omega fatty acids and essential nutrients, this highly effective herb is used in a wide variety of products.
*We consider ingredients to be naturally derived if they retain more than 50% of their molecular structure after being processed from a natural source.
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Taking whole hemp seed by mouth can cause many side effects, including:
The dosage of any herbal or natural supplement, including hemp, depends on several factors. Age and health condition are two important considerations. Never take more than the recommended dosage on the package insert.
Hemp oil contains healthy nutrients such as:
Hemp protein is a powder made from the seeds of the hemp plant. Hemp protein contains all nine essential amino acids. Amino acids are the building blocks of protein. Some studies, though, have shown that hemp protein isn’t as good a source of one amino acid, lysine, compared to soy protein.
Selection, Preparation, and Storage of Hemp Seed
Yes, hemp seeds are legal in the United States. Hemp seeds in the U.S. must contain a minimal amount of THC. THC is the psychoactive part of the cannabis plant.