Hemp is one of the most amazing plants on the planet. It is one of the only plants that can feed you, clothe you, heal you and house you. Here's some interesting facts all about hemp.
Hemp will not get you high
It may look like marijuana, but it's not. Hemp does not contain the principal psychoactive Tetrehydrocannabinol (THC) and will therefore not show up on drug and alcohol testing.
Hemp can help with pain
The anti-inflammatory properties of hemp make it great for pain relief. Studies show that hemp has helped people with arthritis, muscle spasm and can be ingested or applied topically.
Hemp can be used to make clothing
Hemp clothing is highly durable, soft on the skin and has thermoregulating properties which allows maximum airflow. Hemp has hypoallergenic qualities which make it great for sensitive skin.
Every part of the hemp plant is useful
The roots, the stalk, the leaves and flowers and the seeds are all able to be used. Hemp has up to 50,000 uses. From medicine to building products, hemp can do it all.
Hemp can help get rid of acne
Hemp is a natural anti-inflammatory and can help adjust the sebum levels in our bodies to reduce acne when applied topically.
Hemp seeds contain protein
Hemp contains an abundance of nutrients and is a complete source of amino acids. Two tablespoons of hemp seeds contain more protein than a single ounce of chicken.
Hemp can help you sleep
Hemp assists to calm the nervous system and terpenes are rich in myrcene which has calming properties which may help people drift off to sleep easier and get a more restful nights sleep.