Hemp Seed (Cannabis sativa) contains polyunsaturated fats omega 3, and omega 6, and GLA (gamma linolenic acid). GLA is an omega 6 essential fatty acid (EFA) which helps to maintain healthy skin, hair, and nails, as well as regulates cell growth.
Hemp is an industrially grown variety of Cannabis sativa which contains very low levels of the psychoactive cannabinoid THC. Hemp seed products such as ground seeds and hemp oil have no psychoactive properties.
Hemp seed for pets is sold in soft chews, and oils, and is marketed to help with skin conditions, joint pain and inflammation, and as a remedy to reduce anxiety.