Organic hemps seeds
Source of nutrients and energy
POWDER Nothing But Plants®
Expiration date (End Of): 09/2021 |
Lot: D14130 | Ref. IH70
Description: Organic hemps seeds
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Hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) has been cultivated for thousands of years to obtain fibre and as a food. The seeds are an important source of nutrients and energy as they have a high content of proteins and mono-unsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids (omega 3, 6 and 9).
Hemp seeds also contain fibre, vitamins A, D and E and minerals where potassium, magnesium and iron are of special importance: 100 g of our seeds provide 77% of the NRV* of iron!
Our hulled hemp seeds come from organically farmed land and contain a high percentage of protein of vegetable origin (31%) and polyunsaturated fatty acids (35%), making it a natural and healthy way of enriching your diet.
*NRV: Nutrient Reference Values.
Hemp (Cannabis sativa L. family Cannabaceae) is native to Central Asia. It is an annual herb, with palmately compound leaves and a straight stalk which can grow to 3 m high (1).
The fibre extracted from its stalks is used to produce fabrics and different types of paper such as cigarette paper or tea bags (2). The varieties of Cannabis sativa cultivated to obtain fibre (hemp) are included in the subspecies sativa and have less secretory hair in the female inflorescence region than the indica subspecies (1).
Hemp has been an important source of fibre and food for thousands of years. Thus, consumption of both hemp seeds as well as oil, is in documents from China dated over 3000 years ago (2) and its use was also mentioned in ancient Egyptian medical texts such as the Ebers papyrus (1600 B.C.) or the Berlin papyrus (1300 B.C.) (3).
Today it is cultivated mainly for its edible seeds and its fibre (4). Countries such as Great Britain, France and Spain are the main producers of hemp (3). Finally, another interesting application of hemp is its use as bio-fuel.
Hemp seeds are rich in polyunsaturated fatty acids (35%) and proteins (31%). They also contain fibre (1.9%) and mono-unsaturated fatty acids (8.7%).
Regarding their protein content, the main proteins in hemp seeds are albumin and edestin, proteins that provide the essential amino acids that the organism cannot synthesise. In conjunction, the proteins of the hemp seeds are of a high quality and their amino acid profile is comparable to that of the proteins in egg whites and soya. One should also highlight its high content of the amino acid arginine(2).
Also, hemp seeds contain vitamins (A, D and E) and minerals such as potassium, calcium, magnesium and iron.
- OUR PRODUCT
- Product Name: Hemp seeds (from organic farming).
- Scientific name: Cannabis sativa L.
- Part used: Shelled seeds
In traditional Chinese medicine, hemp seeds were known as “huó má rén” and they were believed to act on the stomach, spleen and large bowel meridians* (5).
Today, the high nutritional values of the hemp seeds and their content in proteins and polyunsaturated fatty acids especially, make these seeds an important source of energy. Also, the ratio for fatty acids omega 6/ omega 3 is approximately 3:1, a proportion recommended for a healthy diet (3).
*According to traditional Chinese medicine, there is a network of channels (meridians) in the body that connects all the organs, tissues and cells.
Hulled hemp seed can be consumed as they are, like a snack, or mixed in salads, vegetable purées, yoghurt...
The health properties of hemp seeds are due mainly to their content of polyunsaturated fatty acids and proteins (2). Thus, in an initial study to evaluate the effect of the hemp seed proteins, it was found that they could have an immunomodulator effect and anti-fatigue (6).
On the other hand, thanks to their high content of polyunsaturated fatty acids, hemp seeds can be potentially useful as they inhibit cholesterol intake and can reduce the cytotoxicity of amyloid beta peptide, a molecule related to Alzheimer disease (7).
- Cannabis sativa. G. Renobales & J. Sallés Plantas de interés farmacéutico. 2001
- Hempseed as a nutritional resource: An overview. Callaway. Euphytica. 2004. 140: 65-72.
- The cardiac and haemostatic effects of dietary hempseed. Rodríguez-Leyva and Pierce Nutr Metab (Lond).2010. 7:32.
- Hemp. Britannica, The Editors of Encyclopaedia. Encyclopedia Britannica. 2019
- Cannabis in medical practice: A legal, historical and pharmacological overview of the therapeutic use of marijuana. Mathre ML. 1st Edition. Mc Farland, 1997.
- Initial study of Hemp seeds protein on antifatigue and the immunomodulation effects in mice. Li et al. Wei Sheng Yan Jiu. 2008. 37(2): 175-8.
- The effects of hempseed meal intake and linoleic acid on Drosophila models of neurodegenerative diseases and hypercholesterolemia. Lee et al. Mol Cells. 2011. 31(4): 337–342.
Ingredients: Organic hemps seeds Consulting batch information
Organic shelled hemp seeds (Cannabis sativa L.).
This product does not contain allergens (in accordance with Regulation (EU) No 1169/2011) nor genetically modified organisms.
ORGANIC HEMPS SEEDS: NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION
Use: Organic hemps seeds Consulting batch information
Shelled hemp seed can be consumed as they are, like a snack or mixed in meals.
Store in a cool dry place away from sunlight.
Quality: Organic hemps seeds Consulting batch information
PRODUCT NAMEOrganic hemps seeds
BOTANICAL NAMECannabis sativa L.
FABRICATION AND GUARANTEE:
This food is manufactured under a GMP-compliant. GMPs are the Good Manufacturing Practice guidelines for the European food industry.
The labelling of our products complies with Regulation (EU) No 1169/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 October 2011 and its subsequent amendments, with the aim of ensuring a high level of consumer protection in relation to food information.
Our packaging complies with Regulation (EC) No 1935/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 October 2004 and its subsequent amendments on materials and articles intended to come into contact with food, aiming to secure a high level of protection of human health and the interests of consumers.
Organic products at Anastore are produced in accordance with Council Regulation (EC) No 834/2007 of 28 June 2007 and its subsequent amendments on organic production and the labelling of organic products, with the aim of ensuring consumer confidence and protecting consumer interests.
Anastore is registered on the Food Safety Register of Food Business Operators, whose purpose is to protect public health and consumer interests, where the definitions provided for in Articles 2 and 3 of Regulation (EC) No 178/2002 and Article 2 of Regulation (EC) No 852/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council, and their subsequent amendments, are applicable.
These Regulations lay down the general principles and requirements of food law, establishing the European Food Safety Authority and laying down procedures in matters of food safety, in addition to laying down general rules in relation to the hygiene of foodstuffs.
Finally, Anastore notifies the placing on the market of its food supplements in accordance with the specific regulations of each country.
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Certificate issue date: 2020/10/02