The history of hemp

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Hemp is one of the most diverse plants on the planet, and could supply most of peoples needs for fuel, food, clothing, building products, and medicine.

HEMP HISTORY

Hemp is among the oldest industries on the planet, going back more than 10,000 years to the beginnings of pottery. The Columbia History of the World states that the oldest relic of human industry is a bit of hemp fabric dating back to approximately 8,000 BC. In U.S history, Presidents Washington and Jefferson both grew hemp. Americans were legally bound to grow hemp during the Colonial Era and Early Republic. The federal government subsidized hemp during the Second World War and U.S. farmers grew about a million acres of hemp as part of that program.

HEMP AND MY HEALTH

Hemp Seeds are nutritious and contains more essential fatty acids (the “good” fats) than any other source and quite high in some essential amino acids, including gamma linoleic acid (GLA), a very rare nutrient also found in mother’s milk.  They are also high in B-vitamins, a good source of dietary fiber and contain a large dietary supplement of omega-3, higher even than walnuts. They also produce non psychoactive ingredients that are infused in products such as Buy CBD oil that is used in many tinctures as medicine for pain, seizure, and other symptom reliefs.

Hemp Seeds are usually very safe for those unable to tolerate nuts, gluten, lactose and sugar. In fact, there are no known allergies to Hemp foods. They contain no gluten and therefore would not trigger symptoms of celiac disease.

The aromatherapy properties affiliated with Hemp Seed Oil  include calming, relaxing, and uplifting. The oil is therefore used in aromatherapy blends during massages designed to encourage these emotions.  Hemp Seed Oil is also thought to stimulate clear thought and concentration. It has been reported that those using Hemp Seed Oil as a supplement begin to experience noticeably softer skin, stronger nails and thicker, smoother hair after only a few weeks.

HEMP AND MY SKIN

Hemp Seed Oil has been used for thousands of years as a moisturizer, in skin soothing agents has anti-inflammatory properties. Hemp Seed Oil l has been shown to relieve the symptoms of eczema (atopic dermatitis) and acne. If you’re looking for a natural way to update your beauty diet and try out some new ingredients, the herbal extracts from a natural hemp plants offers an easy and effective way to improve your skin.

Maybe you’re wondering what’s so miraculous in Hemp Seed Oil compared to other oils used in cosmetics. First and foremost it is hypoallergenic. Pure hemp oil (unrefined) belongs to the most valuable vegetable oils. It contains important substances such as α-and γ-linolenic fatty acids, vitamins, minerals and phytosterols, which, due to modern way of life, are not sufficiently supplied to our body in their natural form.

HEMP AND MY WORLD

The world leading producer of hemp is China with smaller production in Europe, Chile and North Korea.  While more hemp is exported to the United States than to any other country, the US Government does not consistently distinguish between marijuana and the non-psychoactive Cannabis used for industrial and commercial purposes.

Hemp fiber is longer, stronger, more absorbent and more insulated than cotton fiber. According to the Department of Energy, hemp as a biomass fuel producer requires the least specialized growing and processing procedures of all hemp products.

The hydrocarbons in hemp can be processed into a wide range of biomass energy sources, from fuel pellets to liquid fuels and gas. Development of biofuels could significantly reduce our consumption of fossil fuels and nuclear power. Hemp grows well without herbicides, fungicides, or pesticides. Almost half of the agricultural chemicals used on U.S. crops are applied to cotton.

Research is being done to use hemp in manufacturing biodegradable plastic products: plant-based cellophane, recycled plastic mixed with hemp for injection-molded products, and resins made from the oil, to name just a very few examples.

Hemp is misunderstood and needs to be researched more and really be evaluated for its benefits and become a staple fabric of our lives again as it has been in the past. This weed has no harmful effects only beneficial ones yet we are fearful because of lack of knowledge on this. We feel its time that we educate our communities on the beneficial things hemp can bring to our society, George Washington our FIRST great president grew it and knew of all of its great attributes our first Flag, our military uniforms almost everything was made of it, even the clothing men women and children was made of Hemp, the most durable natural fiber 7x stronger and durable then cotton, its time we start ….Getting back to our Roots