Hemp

1. Seeds

On its own, hemp seed contains the human daily requirement for protein. Hemp seeds are high in protein and calories, provides essential amino acids, while developing and maintaining muscles.

Hemp seeds offer complete nutrition. They contain high levels of vitamins A, B, D, and E, as well as minerals, proteins, and fatty acids.

]Hemp seeds are a super food, with powerful antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and antimicrobial properties, making it a medical and scientific wonder too.

Hemp seeds also contain a nutrient found in breast milk, called gamma linolenic acid, or GLA.

High levels of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids make hemp oil healthier than most vegetable oils on the market.

 

2. Roots

Hemp has such deep roots that it can easily grow in many different types of soil and terrains.

Hemp roots not only holds the soil together, but also increases its microbial content.

Working unused hemp matter back into the soil provides incredible nourishment for the soil.

 

3. Stalks and leaves

Hemp stalks provide an excellent source of fibrous material when processed into composites.

Hemp composite acts as a reinforcement for thermoplastics, such as polypropylene.

Ideally suited for making a wide array of plastic consumer products

Can be used to make paper and most other products made from wood

Hemp fabric/rope is some of the strongest and longest lasting in the world.

Up to the end of WW2, hemp was used extensively to make everyday items ranging from sails, rope and sack-cloth to animal feed, oils and salad.

 

4. Did you know

The United States Federal Government only made hemp illegal in the 1950s.

By being a source material for paper and even building materials, hemp can literally save the world’s forests

A single acre of hemp can produce the same amount of paper a year as four acres of trees.

Hemp can clean the atmosphere, protect the environment and reversing damage done to it.

Hemp consumes four times as much CO2 as trees do, and produces about as much oxygen.

Hemp can even make cars. Henry Ford may have constructed a car out of hemp, soybean, and plastics. It was lighter than steel, yet able to withstand ten times the impact without a single dent.

Bruce Dietzen built an experimental sports car from hemp.

Hemp can be used for building homes. “Hempcrete” walls are fire-resistant, bug-free, rot-free, and even mold-free, and they are 100 percent biodegradable.

The jobs it can create can have a significant impact on reducing unemployment and related crimes, in developing countries.

The medical value of hemp-derivatives is astonishing when you consider the range of illnesses and condition it could help treat.