July 23, 2010 |
Hemp is a soft heavy-duty fiber cultivated from Cannabis plants, and known for its extreme versatility. A ban has been established in America, prohibiting the ability to grow and cultivate hemp because this fiber comes from the same plant that marijuana is cultivated from. Hemp, however, shares few similarities with the drug, and can in fact be described as anti-marijuana*.
In the countries where Hemp is not banned, it has been discovered that hemp is a very eco-friendly plant, which can be used to make multiple sustainable products, and requires very little care (no pesticides!) to grow.
Other uses of hemp include:
. Hemp used to be eaten as gruel, which was made by using its seeds. Today, however, hemp can still be made into various nutritional products. It is rich in amino acids (proteins) and the ‘good’ fatty acids. Read More