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  • How can I become a grower of Hemp?
    To grow industrial hemp in Western Australia you need a license. To learn more, visit or contact Harvey Hemp for advice prior to lodging.
  • Can you cook or bake with Hemp Seed Oil?
    Due to its chemical makeup, Hemp seed oil has a relatively low smoke point compared to other oils, at around 160 degrees Celsius, so isn't suitable for this part of the cooking process. Hemp flour is a great alternative for includsion as it is perfect for gluten free baking and cooking.
  • What part of the Hemp plant can be used?
    The Hemp plant has high nutritional value and boasts a wide range of applications including textiles, paper, rope, fuel, oil and stockfeed as well as building materials, cosmetics, inks and pet feed. The three usable parts of the hemp plant are: the inner fibres (hurd), the outer fibres (bast) and the seeds. Industrial hemp refers to the plant Cannabis sativa. There are in excess of 2,000 different varieties - which differ in their chemical make-up. In 90% of industrial hemp varieties, the concentration of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is low and deemed harmless.
  • Is Hemp Seed Oil good for pets?
    Absolutely! Hemp seed oil has many benefits for your pet. It is an anti-inflammatory agent and can have a very positive impact on animals that suffer from arthritis for example. Hemp seed oil is also well known to improve a range of skin conditions in animals and will help give your pet a shiny coat. As with any new dietary supplement, try it in small doses first in case of a reaction. Choose a patch of skin and apply a drop or two to the area. Wait 24 hours and if the patch remains normal, you are good to go. If you are unsure, consult your veterinarian.
  • What is the difference between hemp and marijuana?
    Hemp and Marijuana are both versions of the cannabis plant – cannabis sativa. Simply put, hemp refers to cannabis that contains 0.3% or less tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) – the chemical that gives users a ‘high’. Conversely, marijuana is cannabis that contains significant amounts of THC and is illegal in Western Australia. Harvey Hemp only grows industrial hemp under license from the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development which acts as the Registrar for the Industrial Hemp Act 2004 in Western Australia. This legislation enables licensees to cultivate, harvest and/or process industrial hemp for food and fibre on a commercial scale.
  • Will you get high from using hemp seed oil?
    Absolutely not! Hemp seed oil contains no THC – the chemical that gives users a ‘high’. Apart from the fact that the hemp plant contains less than 0.3% THC, hemp seed oil, as the name suggests, comes from the seeds – not the stem, flowers or leaves of the plant which are the parts that contain THC.
  • Is Hemp Protein Powder a healthy option?
    Hemp Protein Powder is ideal as the hemp seed contains all essential amino acids and is highly regarded in body building as a vegan friendly alternative to whey protein.
  • What is hemp seed oil?
    Hemp seed oil is an oil that is derived from the seeds of the hemp plant. It is rich in essential fatty acids, vitamins, and minerals, making it a popular choice for food, skincare, and industrial products.
  • What are the benefits of using hemp seed oil?
    Hemp seed oil is known to have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, making it beneficial for the skin, hair, and overall health. It is also a great source of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, which are essential for maintaining a healthy diet.
  • Where is Harvey Hemp's hemp seed oil sourced from?
    Harvey Hemp's hemp seed oil is sourced from the south west region of Western Australia, known for its ideal growing conditions and strict environmental controls.
  • How should I use Harvey Hemp's hemp seed oil?
    Harvey Hemp's hemp seed oil can be used in a variety of ways, including as a cooking oil, in skincare products, or as a dietary supplement. It is best to use the oil raw, or at low heat to preserve its nutritional values.
  • How long does hemp seed oil last?
    Harvey Hemp's hemp seed oil has a shelf life of 12-18 months and should be stored in a cool, dark place to preserve its freshness.
  • What are the benefits of using hemp seed oil for hair care?
    Hemp seed oil is rich in essential fatty acids, vitamins, and minerals that are beneficial for maintaining healthy hair. The oil is known to nourish and moisturise the scalp, help to strengthen hair strands, and prevent breakage. It may also help to reduce dandruff and promote hair growth.
  • Is hemp seed oil safe for use on children's hair?
    Yes, hemp seed oil is safe for use on children's hair and can be used to nourish and strengthen their hair. It's always recommended to consult with a pediatrician before using any product on children.
  • Can hemp seed oil be used on color-treated hair?
    Yes, hemp seed oil can be used on color-treated hair without causing any damage or fading of the color.
  • How should I use hemp seed oil for my hair?
    Hemp seed oil can be used as a hair oil or added to hair care products such as shampoos and conditioners. To use as a hair oil, apply a small amount to the scalp and hair, massaging in gently. Leave it on for 20-30 minutes before washing it off with shampoo. You can also use it as a hot oil treatment, by heating the oil and applying it on the scalp and hair, wrapping it with a shower cap for 30 minutes and then washing it off.
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