Hemp seeds are collected from hemp plant that comes from the same species as marijuana or cannabis known as Cannabis sativa. Hemp seeds contain very small traces of THC, the compound present in marijuana leaves that gives smokers a high. Hemp seeds have excellent nutritional value. It is very rich in essential fatty acids, proteins, vitamin E and minerals such as phosphorus, potassium, sodium, magnesium, sulfur, calcium, iron, and zinc. Studies have found that these six health benefits of hemp seeds.